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Pondicherry is popularly known as the city of beaches. People from far and wide travel to Pondicherry to get peace and find solace. The whole city is painted in light pastel shades which makes the city even more beautiful. Pondicherry also has gorgeous resorts where you can blissfully spend your time and unwind yourself. The place has a rich diversity.

Important routes to and from Pondicherry

A bus from Pondicherry can take you to different cities. Some popular routes to and from Pondicherry are:

  • Pondicherry to Chennai: Chennai is about 150 kilometres apart from Pondicherry. A bus from Pondicherry will reach the destination in about 3 hours. A bus ticket to Chennai would cost you around Rs.300.
  • Pondicherry to Karaikal: Karaikal is located about 132 kilometres away from Pondicherry. This distance can be easily covered in 2.5 hours. The average bus fare is around Rs.400.
  • Pondicherry to Mahe: Mahe is 609 kilometres away from Pondicherry. This distance can be easily covered by a Pondicherry bus in about 13 hours. The price of the ticket is around Rs.1100.
  • Pondicherry to Nagercoil: The distance between Pondicherry and Nagercoil is about 576 kilometres and you can take a bus to cover this distance in 9.5 hours. The average price of a Nagercoil ticket is about Rs.900

You can check the redBus app for a complete list of routes.

Popular buses to and from Pondicherry

Different bus operators are functional in Pondicherry. If you want to take a bus from Pondicherry, you can choose from these operators. Some of the popular bus operators whose buses run to and from Pondicherry are:

  • Universal TravelsAddress in the city: 250, Thirunallar Main Road, Pachur, Karaikal, PondicherryContact No: 9865511926Minimum Ticket Price: Rs. 500
  • Puducherry Road Transport CorporationAddress in the city: No 4, Ayyanar Koil St, Raja Nagar, Orleanpet, PuducherryContact No: 0490 233 7500Minimum Ticket Price: Rs.140
  • Rathimeena TravelsAddress in the city: 258, Maraimalai Adigal Salai, Raja Nagar, Pudupalaiyam, PuducherryContact No: 0413 220 3452Minimum Ticket Price: Rs. 350
  • TNSTCAddress in the city: Rajiv Gandhi Central Bus stand, Maraimalai Adigal Salai, PondicherryContact No: 0413 - 4209655Minimum Basic Price: Rs.175

All the buses managed by the operators are in good condition. These buses are well equipped with amenities like reading lights, air conditioners, etc.

Boarding and Dropping Points

Pondicherry is known for having multiple pick up and drop off points. While you book Pondicherry bus tickets using the redBus app, you can also choose your pick up and drop off points for the journey. These stops are located within the central city. Some of them are even remotely located to make things convenient for all passengers. The boarding or the drop off points are:

  • Aravind Eye Hospital
  • Bye Pass
  • Gingee Junction
  • Indira Gandhi Statue
  • Jipmer
  • Villupuram
  • University gate
  • Tindivanam
  • MVM College
  • Murungapakkam

The list above does not include all the bus stops. For a comprehensive list, you can check the redBus app while booking a Pondicherry bus. To catch your bus to Pondicherry, you can take up a local cab or a taxi to the bus station. Small local buses might drop you on the bus stand.

Important places to visit in Pondicherry

Pondicherry is a city of beaches. You can take a Pondicherry bus and explore the colourful city and the beautiful places it has to offer. Some popular places which you can visit during your Pondicherry travel are as follows:

  • Paradise Beach: This beach is also known as the Plage Paradiso. The beach is very close to the central city. You can take a bus to Pondicherry and get down near this beautiful beach. The beach is a little isolated, and it can give you the comfort you need. You can sip on some fresh coconut water and enjoy the beauty of the beach.
  • Aurobindo Ashram: It is one of the most beautiful ashrams of South India. The ashram came into existence as Sri Aurobindo used to sit there with his community of disciples. It has soothing walls painted in pastel shades.
  • Scuba Diving: Pondicherry is quite well known for its adventurous activities. Scuba diving is one of them. You can go scuba diving into the deep sea where you could see the bright coral reefs and have the time of your life. You also get to see some sea animals while you indulge yourself in the adventure sport.
  • Cafes in Pondicherry: Pondicherry is known for its beautiful restaurants. There are excellent dine-in options for people. The cafes are incredibly photogenic and gorgeous. You have several French and Italian cafes where you can sit peacefully and sip your coffee. You can take a bus to Pondicherry and experience the rich café culture of the city.

Is it safe to visit Pondicherry right now?

The number of cases is rapidly falling in Pondicherry. Also, the population of the state is relatively low, which makes it an ideal place for travelling. You can take a bus from Pondicherry to visit the nearby cities. A bus to Pondicherry can be booked using the redBus app. You can also use the redBus app to keep a check on the number of cases of COVID-19 that are there in Pondicherry. You can then decide if travelling would be fine in the given situation. All the buses are taking utmost precautions when it comes to the safety of the passengers. Wearing a mask on a Pondicherry bus booked via redBus is mandatory. Also, the buses are being disinfected before and after every trip to reduce the chances of infection. You can travel without any worries if you are in Pondicherry.

A bus from Pondicherry can be quickly booked using the redBus app. You can safely travel on a Pondicherry bus if you book it using the redBus app.

Boarding Points in Pondicherry

Book a Pondicherry bus to any of the other cities you want to visit by starting off your journey from one of the popular boarding points in Pondicherry. The boarding points in Pondicherry vary from one operator to the other. Given below are the popular boarding points in Pondicherry:

  • Indira Gandhi Statue
  • Moratandi Toll Gate
  • PIMS Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Murugu Theater
  • Jipmer Hospital
  • Indira statue
  • Ganapathyichettikulam
  • Vikravandi Tollgate
  • PIMS Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences
  • jimper
  • Adigal Salai
  • Pondicherry (Pondicherry)
  • Jipmer Hospital ( Van Pickup)
  • Madagadipet
  • Villupuram Bypass
  • Mahatma Gandhi Medical College Entrance
  • Moratandi Toll Gate (Van Pickup)
  • Puthuchery -Bus stand
  • Pondicherry Bus Stand (Van Pickup)
  • Moratandi Toll Plaza (Van Pickup)
  • IG Signal
  • Aravindha Eye Hospital
  • Pondichery (Pickup Van/Bus)
  • Pillaichavadi Pondicherry
  • Moratandi Toll[Pickup By Van]
  • Villianur
  • New Bus Stand (Vehicle Pickup) (Pickup Van/Bus)
  • KBS Travels - Bus stand office
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Dropping Points in Pondicherry

You can check the list of dropping points in Pondicherry and select the most suitable one according to your convenience. The drop-off points in Pondicherry vary according to bus operators. Take a look at the popular dropping points in Pondicherry

  • Guru Hotel(bypass)
  • Maravamangalam
  • Velachery
  • Kakani
  • Rayachoti
  • Lal Bagh
  • Malar travels theni
  • Thethakudi
  • Panji Devi Bypass
  • Domlur
  • Rajagopalaswamy Temple
  • Addanki
  • Eluru Bye Pass
  • Kottarakara Bus Stand
  • Gudimangalam 4 Road
  • Senkottai Bus Stop
  • Nangudi Bypass
  • JagadaPatnam
  • Krishnagiri Bypaas
  • Athani
  • Toll Plaza
  • Vadakkancherry (Panniyankara Toll Plaza
  • Vandalur
  • Kariyapatti Bus Stand
  • Papanasam Bus Stop
  • Othakadai Junction
  • Nagoor Bus Stop
  • KMCH
  • Paliyakkara Toll Plaza
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Pondicherry Online Bus Ticket Booking

The buses plying in Pondicherry can be opted as a travel option by many. Booking bus tickets online in Pondicherry is easy, fast and can be booked securely on redbus.com.


Do I need an account on redBus.com website to book a bus ticket online?
No, you do not need to make an account with redBus to book a ticket. However, we recommend that you create an account on redBus so that you can book a bus ticket next time even faster. In addition to this, you can also avail redBus discounts and offers on bus tickets by creating an account.
What is an M-Ticket?
An M-ticket is an SMS that is sent to your registered mobile number after you successfully book a bus ticket online with redBus. This M-ticket can be the virtual replacement of your printed bus ticket. The M-ticket includes your bus ticket details such as bus timing, pick-up and drop-off locations, vehicle number, PNR etc. An M-ticket is an eco-friendly step by redBus to reduce the number of paper tickets and ensure passengers’ safety from any communicable disease.
Is it safe to use my credit card or debit card for payment while booking a ticket to and from Pondicherry?
Yes, you have nothing to worry about paying for tickets through debit card or card with redBus. reBus has taken care of all the safety measures when it comes to payment gateways. redBus website is completely secure, and with 180 million satisfied customers, there has never been an issue with card payments.
How do I get in touch with the customer care department of redBus.com?
There are different customer care contact numbers for different countries. You can just go to the redBus website, choose the country you would like to book bus tickets for, and see the customer care number at the top. Also, you can simply drop an email to the redBus support on the given email address.
How do I book my bus tickets at Pondicherry?
You can book a bus ticket to Pondicherry simply by visiting the redBus website, selecting the country, and filling up the details of your source and destination cities. redBus website is user-friendly, and with the help of easy-to-follow steps, you can book bus tickets to Pondicherry within a few minutes.
Where would be my pick-up point?
You can check the details of your pick-up and drop-off points on your ticket. The details of your pick-up location would be sent to you via M-ticket. Also, while looking for bus tickets on redBus.com, your pick-up and drop-off locations are mentioned below the schedule.