Madurai to Pondicherry Bus

Madurai to Pondicherry Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Cheapest Bus Ticket Price
6 hrs 14 mins
INR 800.00

Madurai to Pondicherry Bus Distance

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Madurai to Pondicherry Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
AKS Travels 20:40 20:40 8 hrs 5 mins
Vaigai TRAVELS 21:45 21:45 7 hrs 15 mins
VST APS Travels 19:00 19:00 9 hrs 0 mins
Orange Tours And Travels 23:00 23:00 10 hrs 0 mins
Parveen Travels 21:30 22:15 7 hrs 22 mins

Madurai to Pondicherry Bus Ticket Price

The minimum bus ticket price from Madurai to Pondicherry is INR 800.00. You can avail exclusive offers, deals & discounts and get the cheapest bus tickets online with redBus for both private and government bus operators. Bus ticket prices for Madurai to Pondicherry vary based on the distance, operator, bus type, amenities provided and also the travel season. Bus fare can be higher for top end buses like volvo, mercedes multi-axle sleeper buses. New users can use coupon code FIRST to get upto Rs 250 OFF on their first booking. redBus offers wallet cashback that can be redeemed by frequent travelers on every booking with a validity of 6 months from the day money is credited into the wallet. You can check all the offers & deals currently live for new & existing customers and select the best one applicable for your booking.

Madurai to Pondicherry Bus Distance & Duration

The average duration of buses from Madurai to Pondicherry is 6 hrs 14 mins. However, you can expect variations in the time taken due to route, traffic, weather conditions or other circumstances. The minimum journey duration for a bus from Madurai to Pondicherry is 04:30. Passengers travelling by bus from Madurai to Pondicherry cover a distance of approximately 332 kms. The first bus for Pondicherry from Madurai leaves at 00:20 and the last bus leaves Madurai at 23:59

How to Book Bus Tickets Online for Madurai to Pondicherry on redBus

Booking a bus from Madurai to Pondicherry with redBus is easy, safe, fast & convenient. redBus offers a user-friendly interface where you can book a bus ticket in simple steps. To book bus tickets online, download the redBus android or iOS mobile application or visit the redBus website.  

Follow these steps to book bus tickets from Madurai to Pondicherry:  

Step 1: Visit the redBus website or open the android/iOS app

Step 2: Enter your source, destination and journey date and click on ‘Search Buses’  

Step 3: All the available bus services from Madurai to Pondicherry will be listed along with the bus timings, seat availability, ticket prices, images, boarding points, amenities and more. You can apply filters to see buses of your choice based on ratings, departure/arrival times, bus types like volvo/sleeper/ac/non-ac, boarding/dropping points, operators and more 

Step 4: Choose your bus, select a seat and enter the boarding and dropping points 

Step 5: Enter passenger details and contact information, then click ‘Proceed to Pay’ 

Step 6: Complete the payment process online on redBus to confirm your bus ticket 

Step 7: Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive your Madurai to Pondicherry e-ticket/M-ticket. You can show your m-ticket at the time of boarding and enjoy a hassle-free journey

Government, RTC and State Transport Bus Services & Timings

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Top Boarding and Dropping Points for Madurai and Pondicherry

When it comes to boarding and dropping points in Madurai and Pondicherry, you have various convenient options to choose from depending on where you are located. The top private and government bus operators' services start from the top bus terminals located centrally in a city and also halt at several points enroute the destination to facilitate easy boarding and dropping experience for travellers. Most of the boarding points have the necessary amenities for passengers like waiting rooms, washrooms, cafes, restaurants, wi-fi, charging points and more. Some boarding/dropping points are located with good connectivity to local transport means like auto, cab, metro and buses. With redbus' live bus tracking feature you can track where the bus is located and accordingly plan to reach the boarding point on time. By sharing the live bus location with your family, you can have a safe travel experience.

Some of the top Boarding Points in Madurai are Aparna Towers, Arappalayam, Aruppukottai Bypass, K K Nagar, Mattuthavani, Meenambakkam Airport, Others, Periyar Bus Stand, Sellur, Thirumangalam. Some of the top Dropping Points in Pondicherry are Adigal Salai, Ariyankuppam, Avm College, Jipmer, Murungapakkam, New Bus Stand, Others, Rajiv Gandhi Statue.

Popular Bus Operators on Madurai to Pondicherry Route

With a network of 4,500+ private bus operators and 26+ official state transport partnerships, redBus offers a large fleet of buses to choose from across all the cities in India. There are a total of 11 bus operators on this route. Some of the popular operators running bus services from Madurai to Pondicherry are:

Top Images of Buses from Madurai to Pondicherry Route

    Madurai to Pondicherry Bus Seat Availability

    You can check real-time availability of seats for buses running from Madurai to Pondicherry route. You can navigate to the seats section for any bus service to view the number of available seats, seat types and price. You can select among different seat types like seater, sleeper, semi-sleeper in the lower or upper decks and proceed with bus ticket booking. You can get a guaranteed seat based on your preference and travel plans. During peak travel seasons like summer holidays, festivals, national holidays and long weekends, you can get an assured seat of your choice by booking in advance so you can travel with a peace of mind.

    FAQS for Madurai to Pondicherry bus ticket booking

    Are buses available from Madurai to Pondicherry?

    Yes, the number of buses available from Madurai to Pondicherry are 29. Also, there are 11 operators making trips from Madurai to Pondicherry.

    How can I book bus tickets online from Madurai to Pondicherry?

    You can visit redBus website or download the app, select bus and seats, choose boarding and dropping points, enter passenger details, proceed to the payment section to confirm your bus ticket booking.

    What is the cheapest bus ticket price from Madurai to Pondicherry?

    The cheapest bus ticket price from Madurai to Pondicherry is INR 800.00

    What is the maximum bus ticket fare for Madurai to Pondicherry?

    The maximum bus ticket fare for a journey from Madurai to Pondicherry is INR 2221.00

    What are the bus timings for Madurai to Pondicherry and departure time of the first and last bus?

    The departure time of the first bus from Madurai to Pondicherry is at 00:20, while the last bus is at 23:59.

    What is the total distance covered from Madurai to Pondicherry?

    The total distance covered from Madurai to Pondicherry is 332 kms.

    What is the minimum journey duration from Madurai to Pondicherry?

    The minimum journey duration from Madurai to Pondicherry could take around 04:30 hours by bus. However, the duration from Madurai to Pondicherry also depends on factors such as distance, road conditions, and traffic.

    What are the boarding points in Madurai for buses from Madurai to Pondicherry?

    The common boarding points in Madurai for buses from Madurai to Pondicherry are Aparna Towers, Arappalayam, Aruppukottai Bypass, K K Nagar, Mattuthavani, Meenambakkam Airport, Others, Periyar Bus Stand, Sellur, Thirumangalam.

    What are the dropping points in Pondicherry for buses from Madurai to Pondicherry?

    The common dropping points in Pondicherry for buses from Madurai to Pondicherry are Adigal Salai, Ariyankuppam, Avm College, Jipmer, Murungapakkam, New Bus Stand, Others, Rajiv Gandhi Statue.

    Who are the popular bus operators from Madurai to Pondicherry?

    The popular bus operators serving from Madurai to Pondicherry are Vetri Travels, Orange Tours And Travels, Rathimeena Travels B, AKS Travels, Vaigai TRAVELS.

    What are the bus types running from Madurai to Pondicherry?

    The bus types running from Madurai to Pondicherry route are A/C Sleeper (2+1), Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2), NON A/C Sleeper (2+1), A/C Seater (2+2), Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2). So, whether you are looking for a basic or luxury ride, there’s something for passengers.

    What is the customer care number for Madurai to Pondicherry?

    For any customer support or complaints regarding bus booking, you can visit .

    What payment methods are available for Madurai to Pondicherry bus ticket booking?

    redBus offer various payment options for bus ticket booking for Madurai to Pondicherry like redBus Wallet, Credit and debit cards. Also, you can make payments using UPI such as Gpay, PhonePe, and Amazon Pay, wallets payments like Paytm and amazon pay, net banking, and buy now and pay later options like Simpl

    How can I cancel or reschedule my Madurai to Pondicherry bus ticket?

    You can cancel Madurai to Pondicherry bus tickets online through redBus or from the app. Also, you can contact customer service for any cancellations query. Cancellations will incur charges as outlined on the ticket.

    Madurai to Pondicherry Online Bus Booking on redBus

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    redDeals are discounts offered by top bus operators exclusively on redBus. The redDeal discount amount which ranges from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 25% is in addition to any other discount applicable at the time of booking your online bus ticket. So with redDeals you can be assured of not just safe & comfortable travel but also of the cheapest travel option at any time. Different types of redDeals offered by operators include Return trip offer, Early bird offer, Last minute offer, Trial offer, Festive/Holiday offer and more. Booking online bus tickets with redDeals is easy. They have flexible cancellation and reschedule policies - Flexi Ticket.

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    Top Bus Types Available for Buses from Madurai to Pondicherry

    Some of the bus types available for travel from Madurai to Pondicherry are :

    • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • NON A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • A/C Seater (2+2)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle B9R Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)
    • Mercedes Multi-Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • NON A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Scania Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)

    Benefits of booking Madurai to Pondicherry bus on redBus

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    With redBus, you can choose from multiple bus services based on price, user ratings, route taken, amenities, seat availability, duration, timings/timetable and bus operators. You can check the bus & seat images and information on boarding/dropping points, rest stops, amenities, child & luggage policies before making your decision. By booking online with redBus you can avoid standing in the long queues especially during peak or festive times and there are no additional charges or commission to be paid. You can use the live bus tracking feature to track your bus location in order to plan your trip better.

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    FlexiTicket: Flexible Cancellation & Reschedule Policies

    redBus offers traveler friendly cancellation and reschedule policies for its users. With the Flexiticket feature applicable on some of the top services, you can get amazing benefits on date change and cancellation. You can change your travel date for free up to 8 hours before departure or get a minimum 50% refund if you cancel your ticket at least 12 hours before the departure time. If you cancel within 0-12 hours before departure time, cancellation charges will be applicable as per the operator's policy. Watch out for the 'FlexiTicket' logo on the bus service to avail this benefit.

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    About Madurai

    Madurai is a beautiful city located in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Known as the "City of Temples," Madurai is one of the oldest cities in India and is renowned for its rich history, culture, and architecture. The city is home to many historic and cultural landmarks that have made it a popular tourist destination in South India.

    Madurai is situated on the banks of the Vaigai River and is surrounded by beautiful hills. The city has a tropical climate, with hot summers and moderate winters. The best time to visit Madurai is from October to March when the weather is pleasant and the city is at its most vibrant.

    Madurai is famous for its temples, and the most famous of these is the Meenakshi Amman Temple. This temple is dedicated to the goddess Meenakshi, and it is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in India. Other popular temples in Madurai include the Koodal Azhagar Temple, the Alagar Kovil Temple, and the Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple.

    The city of Madurai is also known for its rich culture and art. The traditional art forms of Madurai include dance, music, and painting. The city is home to many famous artists and musicians, and it is a hub for traditional Tamil music and dance.

    Madurai is also famous for its delicious cuisine. The city is known for its spicy and flavorful food, which includes dishes like dosa, idli, sambar, and vada. The local cuisine is a must-try for anyone visiting Madurai.

    The official language of Madurai is Tamil, and it is spoken by the majority of the population. The city is also known for its beautiful handicrafts, including silk sarees, bronze sculptures, and wooden toys.

    Madurai has good connectivity with the rest of the country, with both bus and train services available. The city has its own railway station, and there are regular trains to major cities like Chennai, Bangalore, and Coimbatore. The city is also well-connected by road, and there are frequent buses to nearby cities and towns.

    Madurai is a fascinating city with a rich history, culture, and architecture. Its temples, art, food, and handicrafts make it a must-visit destination for anyone interested in exploring the vibrant culture of South India. The best time to visit is from October to March, and the city has good connectivity with the rest of the country through buses and railways.

    Bus Boarding Points in Madurai

    These are some bus boarding points from where you can board buses. These boarding points are most often used by the service providers listed on redBus.

    ● Main ring Road

    ● Mattuthavani

    ● ShivGanga Ring Road

    ● Periyar Bus Stand

    About Pondicherry

    Settled about 160 km south of the capital city of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry once used to be a French colony. Pondicherry is now renamed Puducherry and is one of the eight union territories of India. It is a coastal city that shares its coastline with the Bay of Bengal. All other boundaries of Pondicherry are surrounded by the State of Tamil Nadu, which is why it also feels like a Tamil City. The major tourist attractions of Pondicherry are Temples, Churches, monuments, and beaches.

    Bus Drop-off Points in Pondicherry

    These are some Madurai to Pondicherry bus Drop-off Points in Pondicherry.

    • New Bus Stand
    • Sharma Travels
    • Pondicherry Bus Stand

    Places to Visit in and around Madurai

    Since Pondicherry is a coastal city, there is no doubt that you can have fun on the beaches. But, apart from that, you can also visit churches and temples in Pondicherry. The street food of Pondicherry is also very famous among tourists. Here are some of the most amazing places to visit in Pondicherry.

    • Aurobindo Ashram: It is a spiritual place that houses a small Pondicherry community. People of this community gather in the ashram to listen to the former politician Shri Aurobindo. The ashram is referred to as a place of peace and harmony.
    • East coastline of Pondicherry: Here, you can experience scuba diving and watch the inner beauty of the sea from very close. You can spot creatures like kingfish, sea snakes, lionfish, eels, etc.
    • Auroville: It is more like a small town that houses a community that believes in peace, harmony, sustainable living, and divine consciousness. Auroville was established in February 1968.
    • Pondicherry Beach: Pondicherry Beach has many big and small rocks settled on its coastline. Pondicherry Beach is famous for its calmness and the cold winds generated by the sea waves.
    • Basilica of the sacred heart of Jesus: It is one of the 21 Basilicas situated in many parts of India. It is a holy place for the Christian community of Pondicherry and worldwide.
    • French war memorial: Since Pondicherry was once a French colony, it was constructed in the loving memory of the soldiers who lost their lives in the first world war.
    • Paradise Beach: popularly called Plage Paradiso, this beach is covered with golden sand and is isolated from the main venue.
    • Arikamedu: This place consists of the ruins of the Roman trade in India. It is historically significant as it signifies the contact of India with the Romans.
    • Aayi Mandapam: This beautiful monument was built in honour of the female courtesan Ayi during the reign of Napoleon III.
    • Sri Manakula Vinayagar Temple: This temple was built in the 5th century and is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It also has a grand idol of Velaikaran Pillai.

    Travel Tips for Passengers Travelling from Madurai to Pondicherry

    Here are some travel guidelines to keep in mind for Madurai to Pondicherry bus journey.

    • Ensure to book your tickets in advance, either online or at the bus station. It will help you secure your seat to avoid last-minute hassles.
    • Try to arrive at the boarding point at least 15-30 minutes before the departure time and use the live bus tracking feature so that you don’t miss the bus.
    • Carry a valid photo ID proof such as Aadhar card, passport, or driver's license, as it may be required during ticket verification.
    • Check the luggage policies set by the bus operator and carry accordingly to avoid excess baggage charges or inconvenience to other passengers.
    • Listen to the instructions given by the bus staff regarding boarding and safety protocols, and cooperate with them at all times.
    • Avoid crowding near the entrance or exit of the bus and maintain a safe distance from other passengers.
    • Carry essential items such as water, snacks, medications, and other travel-related things to keep yourself comfortable during the journey.
    • To travel to/from the boarding/dropping points, you can buy metro tickets or book an auto on the redBus app. Metro ticket booking is currently available only in Chennai & Kochi, and auto booking is available only in Bangalore.

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