Bangalore to Pondicherry
Travelling from Bangalore to Pondicherry-
By Bus – Bangalore to Pondicherry bus takes the traveller on an easy and comfortable journey. It takes about 6 to 9 hours to reach Pondicherry via bus. The top boarding points from Bangalore to Pondicherry are Kalasipalyam, Madiwala, Majestic, K. R. Puram, Jalahalli. The Bangalore to Pondicherry distance is about 380 km.
By Train – Travel to Pondicherry from Bangalore easily. There are 5 weekly journeys that one can make with the Bangalore to Pondicherry train. It takes about 9 hours and 30 minutes via train. The different stations in Bangalore are Yeshvantpur Junction, Krishnarajapurm, Bangalore City Junction, Bangalore Cant, Kengeri, Yelhanka Junction, Banaswadi, Bangalore East, Hebbal, Malleshwaram. Bangalore to Pondicherry by train is the most viable way to travel.
By Flight – Bangalore to Pondicherry flights are easily available. You can fly non-stop with cheap flights from Bangalore to Pondicherry. The trip takes approximately 1 hour.
By Cab/Car – Wondering how to reach Pondicherry from Bangalore easily? You can hire a cab or book a zoom car and drive down to Pondicherry via NH 46, which will take you about 6 hours and 15 minutes. Bangalore to Pondicherry by car takes passengers on a scenic journey via the highway.
Pondicherry - A City of Relaxation
Things to do
Pondicherry or Puducherry is on the southeast Coromandel Coast of India. It has recorded history only after the advent of the colonial powers. Puducherry was apparently an important destination for Roman trade with India. For sightseeing in Pondicherry, if you are torn between visiting a place with a cultural heritage or a relaxing beach holiday, you can do both at Pondicherry. The top tourist attractions are, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, take a walk into the town’s French and Indian Quarter. The town of Pondicherry has enticing Tamil and French architecture and if you have the time Auroville, the international City of Unity though 6km outside Pondicherry it’s worth a visit. Soak up the sun and try out a few beach sports on Plage Paradiso beach. Pondicherry has one of the most beautiful cathedrals in India take some time visit a few like The Basilica of The Sacred Heart of Jesus.
For an authentic feel of Pondicherry rent out a guest house at the beach or stay at a beach side resort where the beach would be a stone’s throw away. There are also other accommodations and hotels in Pondicherry available such as villas and other guest homes.