How to Reach Puducherry

Pondicherry is connected by a railway branch line from the five-way junction at Viluppuramtown 40km east of Pondicherry. Pondicherry has some of the best road infrastructure in India and the whole city is connected by roads for car and bus travel. The distance is about three and a half hour drive from Chennai to Pondicherry. The bus to Chennai leaves from Pondicherry every 30 minutes. Within Pondicherry, bus services and taxis are abundant. Pondicherry also offers the typically Indian auto rickshaws.