Connectivity of Pondicherry
By Air:Since Pondicherry does not have an airport of its own, Chennai international airport serves the purpose. It is just 135 kms from Pondicherry and is linked to Europe, Middle East, USA and major cities of India.
By Rail:Pondicherry railway station is linked to the nearest junction Villupuram with metre gauge railway line. Villupuram is 36 kms from Pondicherry and is well connected with Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram. You can also have train from Bangalore to reach Cuddalore which is just 22 kms from Pondicherry. For more information on Indian Railways,
By Road:Pondicherry can be well approached by road. National Highway No. 45 connects Pondicherry with Chennai. One can also approach from Bangalore and even from Kerala.
You can get buses from Chennai at the Tamil Nadu State Express Bus Stand (also known as the Thiruvalluvur Bus Stand) at Parry's Corner regularly. It takes about four hours to reach Pondicherry bus stand from Chennai.