The distance between these two cities is around 0Kms, and can be reached in approximately .Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Pondicherry and Chidambaram. Parveen Travels is a major operator along this route. The first bus starts from and you can catch buses till . The lowest fare for these buses starts from Rs.0, and the maximum fare is around Rs.0.
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Pondicherry, also known as Puducherry is one of the union territories in India. It shares its neighborhood with Indian state Tamil Nadu. Affectionately referred as Pondy, the land has emerged as one of the most visited places in the recent years. Pondicherry is well connected to the rest of the country with roadways and railways. Pondicherry bus range connects the land to its neighboring cities and good frequency of Pondicherry bus timings is available. Pondicherry to Chennai, Pondicherry to Bangalore, Pondicherry to Mahabalipuram, and Pondicherry to Mangalore are few of the most popular Puducherry bus routes. Tamil Nadu State Corporation operates Volvo bus routes from Pondicherry to Chennai.
Chidambaram is one of the most revered temple towns in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is situated at a distance of 58 km south of Pondicherry. Located in the central-east of Tamil Nadu in the Coleroon River Valley, Chidambaram was also known as ‘Thillai’ as the area was a forest full of Thillai Shrubs in the olden days. A unique feature of Chidambaram is that any person, irrespective of his caste and creed can come and worship at the temple here. One of the five holy places of the Shaivites, Chidambaram has been a holy place for long. Great sages like Vyagrapada and Patanjali were worshipped in Chidambaram from ancient days. Apart from the famous Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram is also home to other temples like the Kali temple and the Vaidyanatheshwara Temple. Some other temples located near the Nataraja Temple are the Arulmigu Thillaikali Amman Temple, Tiruvetkalam Temple, Vadieeswaran Temple, Sivakamiamman Temple and Chathapurinathar Temple, to name a few. Annamalai University and the Pitchavaram backwaters are the other attractions in the city, which attracts several travellers. These places are advantageously located within a few kilometers of the Nataraja Temple. Chidambaram is easily accessible by bus. Several bus services connect the place with the rest of the state.