Pondicherry to Chennai Bus

Pondicherry to Chennai Bus Service

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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Ticket Price
3 hrs 40 mins
INR 280.00

Pondicherry to Chennai Bus Distance

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Pondicherry to Chennai Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
NueGo 06:05 23:35 3 hrs 52 mins
Rathimeena Travels B 01:05 19:00 3 hrs 45 mins
Universal Travels 11:40 01:30 3 hrs 20 mins
YAS TOURS AND TRAVELS 05:50 05:50 3 hrs 30 mins
YBM Travels(BLM) 01:15 15:45 3 hrs 45 mins

Pondicherry to Chennai Bus Ticket Price

The minimum bus ticket price from Pondicherry to Chennai is INR 280.00. 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 Pondicherry to Chennai 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.

Pondicherry to Chennai Bus Distance & Duration

The average duration of buses from Pondicherry to Chennai is 3 hrs 40 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 Pondicherry to Chennai is 01:15. Passengers travelling by bus from Pondicherry to Chennai cover a distance of approximately 170 kms. The first bus for Chennai from Pondicherry leaves at 01:05 and the last bus leaves Pondicherry at 23:59

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

Booking a bus from Pondicherry to Chennai 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 Pondicherry to Chennai:  

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 Pondicherry to Chennai 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 Pondicherry to Chennai 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

redBus is an official partner for about 26 RTCs, State/Government transport and roadway bus corporations that offer reliable and affordable bus services with timings throughout the day. These buses provide essential connectivity between 15,000 cities and more than 5 lac routes across India. Some of the top government operators partnering with redBus are APSRTC, TSRTC, RSRTC, KSRTC (Kerala), UPSRTC and more. These RTC buses run from some of the top bus terminals in each city like Jubilee Bus Station (JBS) in Hyderabad, Koyambedu in Chennai, Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) in Delhi, Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS) in Vijayawada, Sindhi Camp in Jaipur and many more. Some of the RTCs offer concessions to passengers based on age, gender, education making it a preferred mode of travel for senior citizens, students and ladies. Many state transport corporations also run special pilgrimage and tour package services to historical places, places of worship for leisure trips with friends and family.

Top Boarding and Dropping Points for Pondicherry and Chennai

When it comes to boarding and dropping points in Pondicherry and Chennai, 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 Pondicherry are Ariyankuppam, Ariyapalayam, Avm College, East Coast Road (Ecr), Indira Gandhi Statue, Jipmer, Kalapet, Kalapet University, New Bus Stand, Others. Some of the top Dropping Points in Chennai are Adyar, Ambattur, Aminjikarai, Anna Nagar, Anna Salai, Anna University, Arumbakkam, Ashok Nagar, Ashok Pillar, Avadi.

Popular Bus Operators on Pondicherry to Chennai 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 45 bus operators on this route. Some of the popular operators running bus services from Pondicherry to Chennai are:

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Top Images of Buses from Pondicherry to Chennai Route

    Pondicherry to Chennai Bus Seat Availability

    You can check real-time availability of seats for buses running from Pondicherry to Chennai 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 Pondicherry to Chennai bus ticket booking

    Are buses available from Pondicherry to Chennai?

    Yes, the number of buses available from Pondicherry to Chennai are 107. Also, there are 45 operators making trips from Pondicherry to Chennai.

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

    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 Pondicherry to Chennai?

    The cheapest bus ticket price from Pondicherry to Chennai is INR 280.00

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

    The maximum bus ticket fare for a journey from Pondicherry to Chennai is INR 7200.00

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

    The departure time of the first bus from Pondicherry to Chennai is at 01:05, while the last bus is at 23:59.

    What is the total distance covered from Pondicherry to Chennai?

    The total distance covered from Pondicherry to Chennai is 170 kms.

    What is the minimum journey duration from Pondicherry to Chennai?

    The minimum journey duration from Pondicherry to Chennai could take around 01:15 hours by bus. However, the duration from Pondicherry to Chennai also depends on factors such as distance, road conditions, and traffic.

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

    The common boarding points in Pondicherry for buses from Pondicherry to Chennai are Ariyankuppam, Ariyapalayam, Avm College, East Coast Road (Ecr), Indira Gandhi Statue, Jipmer, Kalapet, Kalapet University, New Bus Stand, Others.

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

    The common dropping points in Chennai for buses from Pondicherry to Chennai are Adyar, Ambattur, Aminjikarai, Anna Nagar, Anna Salai, Anna University, Arumbakkam, Ashok Nagar, Ashok Pillar, Avadi.

    Who are the popular bus operators from Pondicherry to Chennai?

    The popular bus operators serving from Pondicherry to Chennai are NueGo, Universal Travels, Rathimeena Travels B, OLIVE TRAVELS LINES, Reliance Travels .

    What are the bus types running from Pondicherry to Chennai?

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

    What is the customer care number for Pondicherry to Chennai?

    For any customer support or complaints regarding bus booking, you can visit https://www.redbus.in/help/ .

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

    redBus offer various payment options for bus ticket booking for Pondicherry to Chennai 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 Pondicherry to Chennai bus ticket?

    You can cancel Pondicherry to Chennai 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.

    Pondicherry to Chennai Online Bus Booking on redBus

    redBus is India's most trusted online bus ticket booking brand with 3.6 Cr customers served across markets like India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Peru, Colombia and more. redBus' mobile application is the top downloaded bus booking app with 5 Cr+ downloads, 4.5 star rating and 24 lac reviews. You can compare bus services, timings, prices, availability and travel without anxiety if you're traveling alone or with family. Volvo, Mercedes multi-axle buses are more popular among travelers for their comfort, safety specially for long distance or night bus journeys.

    redBus is the official partner for 4500+ private & 26+ RTCs/State transport corporations serving on ~4.5 lac bus routes across India. redBus is an Authorised IRCTC Partner offering train ticket booking as well. You can also book metro rail tickets, autos in select cities where it is available currently.

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    You get 24X7 customer support on call/chat in multiple languages like Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Bengali and more.

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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 Pondicherry to Chennai

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

    • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C Seater (2+2)
    • A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)
    • NON A/C Seater (2+2)
    • NON A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)
    • A/C Seater Push Back (2+2)
    • A/C (2+2)
    • Isuzu A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • A/C Seater (2+2)
    • NON A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • Bharat Benz A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • NON A/C Push Back (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C B11R Multi Axle Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater (2+1)
    • Volvo Multi-Axle A/C (2+2)
    • A/C Seater (2+1)
    • Scania Multi-Axle A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater/ Sleeper (2+1)
    • NON A/C Seater Push Back (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater PushBack (2+2)
    • A/C Sleeper (1+2)
    • NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+2)
    • Scania A/C Semi Sleeper (2+2)
    • A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+2)
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    Benefits of booking Pondicherry to Chennai bus on redBus

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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 Pondicherry

    • Pondicherry, also known as Puducherry, is a Union Territory located in southern India. It is a unique blend of Indian and French culture, making it a popular tourist destination. The city is known for its vibrant art and culture, mouth-watering cuisine, picturesque landscapes, and rich history.The city of Pondicherry has a distinct French influence, with French architecture, streets named in French, and a French quarter. The French Quarter or the White Town is a charming area with colorful colonial houses, cobblestone streets, and quaint cafes.
    • Pondicherry Culture: Pondicherry's culture is an amalgamation of Tamil, French, and Telugu cultures. The city has a diverse population, and Tamil and French are the most commonly spoken languages. The traditional handicrafts of Pondicherry include handloom textiles, pottery, and leather goods.
    • Food: When it comes to food, Pondicherry is a food lover's paradise. The city offers a range of cuisine, from French to South Indian. The popular dishes of Pondicherry include Creole-style seafood, French-style bread, and dosa, idli, and sambar.
    • Pondicherry's geography is characterized by sandy beaches, backwaters, and lush greenery. The city is home to several tourist attractions, including the famous Aurobindo Ashram, the Auroville community, the Promenade Beach, the Botanical Garden, and the Pondicherry Museum.
    • Pondicherry has a rich history, dating back to the colonial period. The city was ruled by the French from 1674 until 1954 when it became a part of India. The French influence is visible in the city's architecture, culture, and language.
    • The best time to visit Pondicherry is between October and February when the weather is pleasant and suitable for sightseeing. The city is well connected by buses and trains, making it easily accessible for tourists. The Pondicherry Railway Station is well-connected to major cities like Chennai, Bangalore, and Kolkata.
    •  Pondicherry is a charming city that offers a unique blend of Indian and French cultures. The city's art, food, culture, and history make it a popular tourist destination. The best time to visit Pondicherry is between October and February, and the city is well connected by buses and trains.

    About Chennai

    • City Overview:Situated on the southeastern coast of India, Chennai, formerly known as Madras, stands as the capital city of Tamil Nadu. Renowned for its rich cultural heritage, vibrant arts, and as an economic hub, Chennai is a dynamic metropolis that seamlessly blends tradition with modernity.
    • Culture and Art:Chennai is a cultural melting pot, celebrating the classical arts, music, and dance forms of South India. The city hosts various cultural festivals and events, reflecting its commitment to preserving and promoting traditional art forms.
    • Food and Language:Known for its delectable South Indian cuisine, Chennai is a haven for food enthusiasts. From crispy dosas to flavorful sambar, the city's culinary offerings delight the taste buds. Tamil is the primary language spoken, contributing to the cultural identity.
    • Geography and Handicraft:Bordered by the Bay of Bengal, Chennai boasts scenic beaches like Marina and Elliot's. While traditional handicrafts are not as prominent, the city is home to vibrant markets offering silk sarees, jewelry, and other locally crafted items.
    • History:Chennai's history dates back to the British colonial era, and remnants of this period are evident in structures like Fort St. George. The city played a significant role in India's independence movement, and historical landmarks narrate tales of its past.
    • Five Famous Places to Visit:
      • Marina Beach: One of the longest urban beaches globally, offering a perfect spot for leisure and recreation.
      • Kapaleeshwarar Temple: A centuries-old Dravidian-style temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, showcasing intricate architecture.
      • Fort St. George: A historic fort built during the British colonial period, housing the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.
      • San Thome Basilica: A Gothic-style church built over the tomb of St. Thomas, a disciple of Jesus Christ.
      • Government Museum: One of the oldest museums in India, featuring a diverse collection of artifacts and exhibits.
    • Best Time to Visit Chennai:Chennai experiences a tropical climate. The winter months from November to February offer a more comfortable and pleasant environment for exploring the city.
    • Travel Connectivity:Chennai is a well-connected city with robust infrastructure.Chennai boasts a central railway station and an extensive bus network. The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) operates buses within the city, providing efficient local transportation.
    • Bus Connectivity with Other States:Chennai's bus services connect it to neighboring states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Kerala. The city's major bus terminus, CMBT (Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus), facilitates intercity travel.
    • Chennai stands as a vibrant city where tradition meets modernity. Whether you're exploring historical landmarks, indulging in South Indian delicacies, or enjoying the cultural tapestry, Chennai offers a diverse and enriching experience. Plan your journey seamlessly by booking bus tickets on redBus, ensuring a comfortable and convenient travel experience in this bustling metropolis.

    Travel Tips for Passengers Travelling from Pondicherry to Chennai

    Here are some travel guidelines to keep in mind for Pondicherry to Chennai 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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