The union territory of Pondicherry is located at a distance of 320 km from the capital of Karnataka, Bangalore. Both the cities are directly connected to each other via numerous modes of transport. Pondicherry has an airport and one direct flight operated by Spice Jet was available from Bangalore. However, its service has been discontinued since 31st January, 2014; hence the option of taking a flight is no longer available.
Pondicherry has a railway station and many direct trains from Bangalore are available. Tourists can take the Puducherry Express from Bangalore to Pondicherry which take 9 ½ to reach Pondicherry. Taking a train is a longer yet convenient and most economical way to travel between Bangalore and Pondicherry.
Daily direct buses ply from Bangalore to Pondicherry. Both private as well as state operates buses are available and take around 7 ½ hours to reach Pondicherry from Bangalore. Taking a bus is also a convenient way to travel to Pondicherry from Bangalore. Direct taxi that cost Rs 6,000 onwards for a round trip is also available. Taxis take around 6 hours to cover the 320 km long distance, making it the fastest way to travel between Pondicherry and Bangalore. Tourists looking for the cheapest mode of transport for Pondicherry from Bangalore should opt for the train.
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