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Chennai to Pondicherry Cab

Taxi from Chennai to Pondicherry
Distance : 166 km
Estimated Time : 3.2 hours

Chennai to Pondicherry is very popular route among tourists looking for fun-filled vacations away from husting & bustling of the city. Pondicherry is a small city but provide a true blend of architecture, culture and history.

"Pondicherry: A corner of India that is forever France"

- Mark Jones, famous travel author

Pondicherry or Puducherry or Pondy, is also known as 'The French Riviera of the East' as it was a former French colony and has retained all of its old-world French charms, and despite being miles away from France, the city comes close to giving you a very authentic feel of the French culture and allure. That's the reason the opening scenes of the famous movie 'Life of Pi' are set in the Pondicherry of the hero's early life. The cool beaches, a peaceful small city life, yoga, meditation, cultre, french architecture and history, Pondicherry has a lot to offer.

Taxi Chennai to Pondicherry is readily available at CabBazar.

Best time to Visit

Pondicherry has different charms in different seasons, the best time to visit Pondicherry is during the winter season. It is recommended to avoid going to Pondicherry in summer season as its very hot.

The winter season is from October to February in Pondicherry. The weather is generally and perfect for sightseeing, beach fun and water sports.

The monsoon season is from July to September when Pondicherry receives heavy to light rainfall. it is a good time to visit the city during the month of August as Sri Aurobindoโ€™s birthday celebrations are held when the city is at its vibrant best.

The summer season is from March to June. It is the hottest season in Pondicherry. However, the crowds are less, making it a good time to enjoy a peaceful vacation in this little town.

Route Information

Chennai to Pondicherry by car is well connected through NH32 and is very convenient and comfortable drive. Chennai to Pondicherry distance is 166 Km and is 3.2 hours journey. There is another route via East Coast road which is equally distant and goes along Bay of Bengal. Other famous tourist places on this route and nearby are;

Marina Beach

Gandhi Beach

Elliot beach

New Beach, Kottivakkam

VGP Golden beach

Olive beach

Astha Laxmi Temple

Cholamandalam Artist's village

Muttukadu Boat House

Covelong Beach

Mahabalipuram - a UNESCO World Heritage Site


Odiyur lake

Alamparai fort

Madras Crocodile bank trust

You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.

Tourist Attractions

Paradise Beach or Plage Paradiso

Auroville Ashram

Water Sports

Scuba Diving

Arikamedu - ancient Indo-Roman trade center

Pondicherry Museum

Auroville City or Universal Town

Taxi Options

Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Chennai to Pondicherry taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Chennai to Pondicherry taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :

Chennai to Pondicherry Taxi Prices

Vehicle Type



Per Km Rate

HatchbackWagon-R, Indica or similar4 seaterRs. 9
SedanDzire, Etios or similar4 seaterRs. 9
SUVXylo, Ertiga or similar6 seaterRs. 12.5
Assured InnovaInnova, Innova Crysta6 seaterRs. 13.5

Taxi Fare

CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Chennai to Pondicherry taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.

The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.

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