Trains are thought of as the best option to go to Pondicherry. It is connected to all the big cities in India through railways. Pondicherry has its own railway station which is an advantage for the visitors. This feature makes it very convenient for tourists to visit Pondicherry. The cities connected to Pondicherry through rail road are New Delhi, Bangalore, Mangalore, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Kanpur and Jaipur. So visiting this place is possible at affordable prices.
If you are planning to go to Pondicherry by air then, the nearest International as well as domestic airport is in Chennai. Visitors from rest of India as well as abroad can plan to go by air to this tourist destination. Reaching Chennai you can hire a bus to Pondicherry and it will take 5 hours of journey to reach there.
Pondicherry is well connected to various major cities through roadways, connecting Kochi, Coimbatore, Tirupathy, Madurai, and Vellore to Pondicherry, Hyderabad and Cochin. The distance from Pondicherry to Chennai is 162kms and it takes around 5 hours to travel this distance. Bangalore is at a distance of 320kms and it takes a trip of around 6 to 7 hours to visit Pondicherry. Hyderabad is at a distance of 790kms from Pondicherry. Thus going to this place is easy and affordable also.