Chennai to Pondicherry Taxi

Book Chennai to Pondicherry cab

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Really value for money by redBus. Well mannered, & very courteous young driver, very comfortable trip
Traveled to Chennai on 2022-08-08
Very polite and skillful driver, friendly and very punctual. Highly recommended.
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Traveled to Chennai on 2021-12-25

Book a Chennai to Pondicherry Cab on rYde

In India, Pondicherry is a stunning tourist destination. There, you can enjoy yourself with family and friends. You can book a Chennai to Pondicherry taxi and visit the area's many tourist attractions.

On a road trip from Chennai to Pondicherry you get to see beautiful scenery. At reasonable pricing, you can enjoy hassle-free and enjoyable travel. You can use cab services from your starting point to your Pondicherry if such is the case. You can reserve a cab online at rYde by redBus to travel from Chennai to Pondicherry.

Chennai to Pondicherry Car Rental Services

You may find a cab from Chennai to Pondicherry at any time of the year. Depending on your needs, you can alter your tour package. You can search for different priced taxi bookings in addition to cabs. In addition to a reliable taxi service, rYde provides a number of solutions that will facilitate your travel. You have the option of booking a hatchback, sedan, or SUV based on your needs. On rYde, various auto model types are listed. Swift Dzire, Ertiga, and Innova are a few of them. Before making a reservation, you may also look at each taxi's rating. All of the drivers working for rYde are courteous, experienced professionals who make sure your trip goes smoothly.

About Pondicherry

Pondicherry is a Union Territory of India and a fantastic tourist destination. It is one of the best places for a holiday with family and friends. It used to be a quaint French territory, and the remnants of French culture, cuisine, and architecture remain intact. Pondicherry has a lovely beach and several high-class but affordable restaurants serving continental and Indian food. One of the best ways to reach Pondicherry from Chennai is to use the online cab booking services of redBus for a comfortable rYde by redBus. Once you reach Pondicherry, you can continue using source-to-destination cabs/taxis of redBus to visit all the places of interest at Pondicherry, including the world-famous Aurobindo Ashram. The nightlife in Pondicherry is active and exciting, and there are many nightclubs one can visit.

Chennai to Pondicherry Cab

It is a short, quick, and comfortable trip of 151 km from Chennai to Pondicherry. You can easily cover the distance in two and a half to three hours on a rYde by redBus. The East Coast Road is well-maintained and promises a smooth ride by redBus. It may take longer or shorter, depending on the speed of travel, and the number of stops in between. You can stop for snacks and refreshments on your way, and comfortably reach Pondicherry to enjoy an excellent holiday.

Chennai to Pondicherry Cab Fare

If you plan to reach Pondicherry from Chennai, it is easy to book a redBus cab by searching for cab booking services online. Choosing to rYde by redBus is one of the best decisions as there are fantastic discounts and offers, which you need to check at the time of your journey, and could vary. However, the cost of booking a redBus cab will depend on the time and date of your trip. Also, it can vary, based on the type of car you choose. However, it is easy and quick to make a Chennai to Pondicherry cab booking online with redBus.

Types of Cars Available with redBus on the Chennai to Pondicherry Route

It is easy to use the redBus taxi booking services to make a cab booking online for your trip from Chennai to Pondicherry. There are easy payment options offered by redBus, including credit cards, debit cards, EWallet, or net banking. Whether you travel alone, or with family, light luggage is always good. However, the luggage capacity of the cab will depend on the type of redBus cab you choose. redBus has a fleet of affordable source-to-destination cabs/taxis in the Chennai to Pondicherry route.


  • Ritz / Indica / Similar Hatchbacks

  • 3 Seat

  • 1 Bag

  • AC

  • 151 km included


  • Swift Dzire / Toyota Etios / Similar Sedans

  • 4 Seats

  • 2 Bags

  • AC

  • 151 km included


  • Xylo / Ertiga / Similar SUVs

  • 6 Seats

  • 3 Bags

  • AC

  • 151 km included

Why Take for a Cab from Chennai to Pondicherry?

Chennai to Pondicherry cab booking online is easy and hassle-free with redBus. Please don’t forget to mention the destination and departure dates when booking your rYde by redBus from Chennai to Pondicherry. You may also want to check the list of available redBus cabs in the Chennai to Pondicherry route, which will be displayed. Depending on your plans, you can book a one-way or round trip rYde by redBus.

The specialty of redBus is that you get professional cab drivers who are well-mannered and always behave politely with customers. However, they are experienced and know their way around Pondicherry, and can take you wherever you wish.  That is why tourists prefer reliable taxi booking services like redBus for an enjoyable ride from Chennai to Pondicherry.

The cabs are cleaned and sanitized before each trip, and the drivers and passengers must wear masks. You can stop at several places en route from Chennai to Pondicherry. One such exciting place is the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust & Center for Herpetology, a safe house for thousands of crocodiles and snakes.

You may also want to stop for a while at the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Mahabalipuram boasts intricately carved sculptures on rock faces. The site is on the shores of a lovely beach which you can’t afford to miss.

You may also want to take a serene boat ride across the Muttukadu lake, which is en route to Pondicherry. You have a choice of speedboats and rowboats, and some daring people wish to try canoeing and kayaking in this vast lake.

The Sadras Dutch Fort is a colonial heritage left behind by the Dutch, who ruled parts of Chennai and its surroundings. Situated along the East Coast Road (ECR) the Sadras Dutch Fort is an architectural marvel reminding us of the Dutch history in India, though the fort is in ruins today.

Things to do in Pondicherry with our Chennai to Delhi Cab Service


It is an archaeological site, about a 45-minute drive from Pondicherry. It used to be a French Mission House, though it is in ruins today. The site, located on a fragmented piece of land holds a lot of historical mysteries and centuries of human settlements. It is better to engage a local guide who can tell you about the secrets of Arikamedu.

Paradise Beach

Paradise beach is a beach lovers’ paradise and the white glistening sands present a serene picture. Walking along the beach with family and friends can be enchanting as it hosts a lot of activities like the rain dance, horse riding, and a variety of interesting games. Paradise beach is a 10-km ride from Pondicherry town.

Seaside Promenade

The seaside promenade is an iconic 1.5 km long stretch that houses a Gandhi statue and a war memorial. It is a perfect place for a quiet walk as vehicular traffic is banned before 8 am and after 5 pm. The cool sea breeze has a soothing effect, and the place is perfect for relaxation.  

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

People have reported that they feel unique vibes when visiting the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, which is the resting place of the sage Aurobindo. Also known as Auroville, an ashram is a calm place where you will find a library full of books on philosophy and religion. The inmates at the ashram are an international community, with the French being in predominance.

Serenity Beach

True to its name, serenity beach is a serene spot, and one of the most beautiful beaches in Pondicherry. It has a natural stone bridge, the seascape is amazing, and the beach has shell-pickers looking for rare seashells. The beach has a shallow shore and is perfect for a quick dip.

Places to Visit Along the Way

Kovalam/Covelong Beach

The Kovalam beach lies on the Coramandel coast, about 40 km from Chennai on the Chennai to Pondicherry route. It lies in the village of Covelong, established about 3 centuries ago by the Carnatic Nawabs, though it was taken over by the French and the British later. You can go surfing, paragliding, boating, and swimming on this lovely beach.

Dakshina Chitra Heritage Museum

The Dakshina Chitra Heritage museum is a living history museum and is about 25 km from Chennai on the Pondicherry route. Dedicated to South Indian heritage and culture, the museum was established by the Madras Craft Foundation to learn, practice, and preserve the inclusive cultures of the state.

Cholamandal Artists Village

It is an artists’ commune that was established in 1966 in the southern coastal neighborhood, on the Chennai to Pondicherry route. The idyllic village spreads on 10 acres and is just 10 km away from Chennai. It is one of India’s largest self-supporting artists’ villages, where contemporary art is practiced.

Why Travel by Road from Chennai to Pondicherry?

Pondicherry is an important tourist destination that draws international tourists. It has many natural beaches and buildings predominantly of French architecture. The city has a distinctly French culture that reflects in the cuisine. With several exciting sightseeing places to visit, using a redBus outstation cab booking service is one of the best ways to explore this quaint city.

Online Cab Booking with rYde by redBus

Visit the official website or download the redBus App and go to the rYde to book your cab. Include all necessary information, such as your travel dates and destination. You can discover a list of all the taxis that are available for the trip from Chennai to Pondicherry. Additionally, you have the choice of scheduling a taxi from your starting point to your final destination for both one-way and circular excursions. You can also get in touch with rYde's customer support to reserve a cab without any fuss. The taxis are thoroughly cleaned. Additionally, all drivers and passengers must wear their masks. Booking a Chennai to Pondicherry taxi is a simple process.


Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How is the car rental from Chennai to Pondicherry charged?
A: The car rental charges are calculated according to the distance travelled. It is calculated as per the return distance between the starting and destination points.
Q: Will I be able to see the car before booking?
A: Yes. Once you submit your requirement by filling in the necessary details, you will soon receive the options of a few cars along with their photographs. You may go through them and decide which one to choose.
Q: Does the car rental booking from Chennai to Pondicherry or any other trip have any deals or discounts?
A: All the coupon codes and vouchers of redBus are applicable for the car rental as well.
Q: What is the base fare for the Chennai to Pondicherry car rental?
A: The car rental fare differs with the service providers and is not fixed.
Q: Do I get to choose the vehicle according to the seating capacity?
A: You will need to mention the number of passengers while booking the car. The choice is completely yours.
Q: In which other countries around the world does redBus operate?
A: redBus has marked its presence globally in countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Columbia, and Peru, originating from India.