Madurai to Pondicherry Bus

Madurai to Pondicherry Bus Service

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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket
6 hours 22 mins
INR 590

Madurai to Pondicherry Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
334 km
Bus Companies

Madurai to Pondicherry Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Vaigai TRAVELS 23:55:00 00:00 5 hrs 35 mins
VST APS Travels 04:40:00 00:00 23 hrs 30 mins
Orange Tours And Travels 20:15:00 00:00 9 hrs 45 mins
Parveen Travels 23:40:00 00:00 2 hrs 50 mins
Kallada Travels (Suresh Kallada) 17:10:00 00:00 10 hrs 5 mins

Bus from Madurai to Pondicherry

The journey from Madurai to Pondicherry is smoothly covered by a bus in 6 hours. The time to travel is dependent on India’s traffic, roads and climatic conditions. There are operators running their buses between Madurai to Pondicherry bringing necessary travel convenience for several people in India. All buses are driven by experienced drivers ensuring safety during journey.

Operators Serving on this Route

A number of prominent operators ply buses from Madurai to Pondicherry ensuring punctuality and safety for its passengers. Major operators offering various kinds of bus services are:

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    Are sleeper buses from Madurai to Pondicherry available?

    Many bus operators on the route from Madurai to Pondicherry offer sleeper buses. While booking Madurai to Pondicherry buses, you can filter out the sleeper buses and book a bus that suits your needs.

    How can I go from Madurai to Pondicherry?

    Buses are the best modes of transportation for traveling from Madurai to Pondicherry . You can book a bus ticket from Madurai to Pondicherry from the comfort of your home by simply logging on to redBus website or app, entering Madurai and Pondicherry as your source and destination respectively, and selecting the most suitable bus available from the list.

    Can I reschedule my Madurai to Pondicherry bus ticket?

    Yes, redBus makes cancelling or rescheduling the bus tickets extremely easy for passengers. You can reschedule your Madurai to Pondicherry bus ticket by entering the ticket details and choosing a future date of traveling. Confirm the rescheduled date of travel and pay the difference amount for the ticket. Disclaimer: Please note that rescheduling the tickets is subject to bus operator policy. One can check the availability of rescheduling the tickets of the respective bus operator while booking tickets online.

    How much time does it take to reach Pondicherry from Madurai by bus?

    The total bus duration taken on Madurai to Pondicherry buses depends upon the bus operators, the road route they follow, and the break duration they take. While booking Madurai to Pondicherry buses on redBus, one can see the total time taken by each bus operator in the detail and choose accordingly.

    Madurai to Pondicherry Bus Types

    Various types of buses serving passengers from Madurai to Pondicherry ensuring safety and comfort. A few bus services 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)

    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.

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