Bangalore to Pondicherry Distance

Bangalore To Pondicherry

(Pondicherry To Bangalore)

Best way to travel from Bangalore to Pondicherry

Total distance 327 km
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Pondicherry is located at a distance of about 311 km from Bangalore. Pondicherry, fondly called as 'Pondy' is well-connected to Bangalore by roadways. However, the best way to reach Pondicherry from Bangalore is by car. The places covered during the journey are Bangalore-39 km->Hosur-51 km->Kathujuganapalli-53 km->Uthangarai-63 km->Tiruvannamalai-67 km->Tindivanam-45 km->Pondicherry. HP Petrol Pump, Five Star BP Petrol Pump and MOH Petrol Pump is located en route. Small eating joints that serve traditional Tamil Nadu cuisine can also be found.

Transport options from Bangalore to Pondicherry

Bangalore to Pondicherry By Bus: Take a direct state bus from Bangalore to Pondicherry that takes around 7 hours. The Pondicherry bus stand is around 5 km away from the Pondicherry city centre. Hire a cab or auto to reach Pondicherry city. It is ideal for individual travellers and back packers.

Bangalore to Pondicherry By Car: Hire a cab or rent a car to reach Pondicherry, which takes around 7 hours. The cost of cab ranges from INR9 to INR25 per kilometre in addition to the toll tax. It is ideal for travelling with family, seniors or kids and group travelling.

Bangalore to Pondicherry By Train: Take a direct train from Bangalore Junction to Pondicherry railway station that takes around 10 hours. Pondicherry railway station is about 5 km from Pondicherry city. It is ideal for group travellers, families, kids and seniors.

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Krishan arumugham

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Krishan arumugham
2.9/7
Posted 1 week ago Aug 27, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
Road is very bad - Bus broke down in the middle - I suggest if you want to go to Pondicherry from Bangalore by road, better go via Chennai - you will enjoy the ride - don't try to go to Pondicherry from Bangalore directly - horrible road after Krishnagiri.
Bus operator: KPN Travels
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Ravi

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Ravi
5/7
Posted 2 weeks ago Aug 20, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
Its a good experience travelling from Pondicherry to Bangalore with KSRTC in one night or a morning journey by bus. Although the road was not that good and thus sometimes its tough to manage but overall the experience is good. Some how the bus is a bit late to reach Pondicherry.
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S S
5.5/7
Posted 1 month ago Jul 21, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
It takes around 10 to 12 hours by bus, from Bangalore you can fly if you want but a rode travel is just too good to resist. Opt for sleeper bus so that you can lay at night and enjoy your trip. Roads are not really great but still you can have a joy ride, as I did. Morning you open your eyes to see mesmerising sunrise by the beach. Worth it!!
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Bus operator: Konduskar Travels
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  • Sleeper
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  • Comfortable seats
  • Wifi
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  • Pillow
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If you are fan of off beat places then Pondicherry is one for you. Quite beaches laid back people just add the right amount of fund to this place. I was really tired and bored of all the malls and night life so I decided to head to Pondicherry one weekend.

Backwaters of Pondicherry...more »
Trip Includes:  | Auroville
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Raghavendra Bhat

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Raghavendra Bhat
6.5/7
Posted 2 months ago Jul 20, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
The drive to Pondicherry is really beautiful as most part of it is covered in the Golden Quadrilateral. The entire distance can be covered in around 6 hours. The stretch between Krishnagiri and Vellore is very scenic and beautiful surrounded by tall mountains on all sides. However this stretch doesn't have any decent veg restaurant whereas there are lot of options between Krishnagiri and Hosur.

Travelling by my own car gave us the freedom of exploring the places in Pondicherry at our own pace and will.
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Car Type:
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This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
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  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH 46 and SH 5
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Priyank Pahwa

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Priyank Pahwa
5/7
Posted 2 months ago Jul 13, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
The highway is nice with around 100 km of single road. The single road is bad in parts but overall it's a good drive. There is a right turn from the main national highway around 130 km before Pondicherry and there are no sign boards, so you gotta be careful.

Advise: Use Maps.
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Car Type:
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Route Taken:NH 4
Trip Includes:  Red Carpet Residence | Pondicherry
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Bangalore to Pondicherry By Train (268 Km)

Bangalore ––› Pondicherry
By Train 268 Km
Bangalore to Pondicherry by Train (268 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Ban... Pon... M T W T F S S
12255 Puducherry Express Banaswadi 21:27 07:50 N N N N Y N N
11005 Puducherry Express Banaswadi 22:16 08:05 Y N N N Y N Y
16573 Puducherry Express Banaswadi 21:27 07:50 N N N N Y N N
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Bangalore to Pondicherry By Car/Taxi (268 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica 8 2144
Toyota Qualis 9 2412
Chevrolet Tavera 9 2412
Tata Indica A/C 10 2680
Toyota Qualis A/C 10 2680
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