Air: Nearest airport is situated at Chennai, located 135-km from the city.
Rail: Pondicherry is well-connected to Villapuram, which is 36-km from the city.
Road: Regular road services connect Chennai, Bangalore, Trichy, Coimbatore, Tirupati, Madurai, Cochin (Kochi), Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) etc.
Air: The nearest airport is situated at Trichy, located 140-km from the city.
Rail: Nearest railhead is situated at Nagur, which is 8-km from the city.
Road: Regular road services connect Chennai, Pondy, Trichy etc.
Air: The nearest airport is situated at Calicut, which is 75-km from the city.
Rail: Mahe has got its own railhead, which is well connected, with all the important cities in and around the city and state.
Road: Regular road services connect both Kannaur and Calicut with Mahe.
Local Transport in Pondicherry:
Undoubtedly, the best way to sightsee Pondicherry is on a bicycle. Well-paved even streets make for an untiring ride. Rickshaws, Auto Rickshaws, Tempos and buses ply the streets of Pondicherry. One can easily get an auto rickshaw and the prices are also negotiable. Tempos and city buses are very reasonable but one has to know where they're heading.
WHERE TO STAY IN PONDICHERRY
Pondicherry's basic lodges and luxury hotels are concentrated around the main market area, Ranga Pillai St.and Nehru Road. Guesthouses belonging to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram offer fantastic value for money. Pondicherry's beach resorts also give a reasonable value for money.