The distance between Tirupati and Pondicherry, is almost 230 km. It takes more than three and half hours, to reach Pondicherry from Tirupati. There are trains available between these two places, but they run only run on Wednesdays and take a long time to reach. The best way to reach Pondicherry from Tirupati, is by car. One just needs to get on NH 205 and take a right for SH 106, upon crossing the Anjaneya temple. Again, take a left for SH 58 and following it, will take you to SH 116. Driving for about 35 km along the road, will lead you to SH 5. Moving on for another 38 km on SH 5, will take you to NH66. After a hours drive on NH 66, you will reach Pondicherry.
Transport options from Tirupati to Pondicherry
Tirupati to Pondicherry By Car: Hire a cab or take a car from Tirupati to Pondicherry, which takes around three and a half hours. The cost of cab ranges from INR9 to INR25 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Recommended for families with kids and seniors as well as for group travellers.
Tirupati to Pondicherry By Train: Take a direct train from Tirupati to Pondicherry, which takes around 7 hours. Pondicherry city centre is located at a distance of about 5 km from Pondicherry Railway Station and can be reached by a cab.
Tirupati to Pondicherry By Bus: Take a bus from Tirupati to Pondicherry, which takes around 4 hours. Pondicherry bus stand is about 4 km from the Pondicherry city centre. Ideal for backpackers and individual travellers.
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- Amit Rao
- Lives in Pondicherry
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The easy way to reach Tirupathi by car is via Chengalpet, Kanchipuram, Tirthani and Tirupathi. The road from Pondicherry to Chengalpet is a safe and beautiful 4 way lane. The road becomes narrow afterwards, but is not having much of a traffic. A famous MURUGAN temple is enroute at Tiruthani. From Renigunta the road is again wide and safe to drive.
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Tirupati to Pondicherry By Train (194 Km)
By Train 194 Km
|Train No.||Train Name||Origin||Dep.||Arr.||Days Of Run|
|12867||Hwh Pdy Exp||Tirupati Main||01:22||08:50||N||N||N||N||N||N||Y|
|56041||Tirupati-puducherry Passenger||Tirupati Main||04:25||13:15||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
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Tirupati to Pondicherry By Car/Taxi (194 Km)
|Vehicle||Approx. Fare/Km (Rs)||Approx. Cost (Rs)|
|Tata Indica A/C||11||2134|
|Hyundai Santro A/C||12||2328|
|Chevrolet Tavera A/C||13||2522|
|Mahindra Xylo A/C||13||2522|
|Tata Indigo A/C||14||2716|
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