Spotting
 Timeline
 Travel Tip
 Trip
 Race
 Social
 Greeting
 Poll
 Img
 PNR
 Pic
 Blog
 News
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 Convention
 Monitor
 Topic
 #
 Rating
 Correct
 Wrong
 Stamp
 PNR Ref
 PNR Req
 Blank PNRs
 HJ
 Vote
 Pred
 @
 FM Alert
 FM Approval
 Pvt
Forum Super Search
 ↓ 
×
HashTag:
Freq Contact:
Member:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Blog Category:
Train Type:
Train:
Station:
Pic/Vid:   FmT Pic:   FmT Video:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    Topics:    

Search
  Go  
dark mode
 
Mon Nov 28 20:57:35 IST
Home
Trains
ΣChains
Atlas
PNR
Forum
Quiz
Topics
Gallery
News
FAQ
Trips
Login
Post PNRPost BlogAdvanced Search

Blog Entry# 1244073
Posted: Oct 13 2014 (18:05)

1 Responses
Last Response: Mar 21 2015 (12:39)
Station Tip
5312 views
8

Oct 13 2014 (18:05)   MAS/MGR Chennai Central (12 PFs)
Manish
Manish   9243 blog posts
Entry# 1244073            Tags  
This tip is for those wanting to go to Pondicherry by bus as I recently traveled in this route. As there are few trains from Chennai to Pondicherry, bus is the preferred mode. If you are catching a bus from Koyambedu, it is better to go by govt bus. They have very good frequency and charge is Rs 92 for non-ac. They will take 4 hrs to reach Pondicherry. I am not sure but govt AC buses would also be there.
Be careful if you want to take a private bus from Koyambedu. They charge exorbitantly high rates for this short distance like Rs 390 for Non-AC bus and Rs. 700 for AC bus. After lot of bargaining one agreed to take
...
more...
us for Rs. 450 in AC bus which is still very high for such a short distance. We finally preferred the govt bus.

3727 views
1

Mar 21 2015 (12:39)
Charlton Leny~   1358 blog posts
Re# 1244073-1              
Yes. Government Volvo AC buses are also plying on two different routes to Pondicherry from Chennai. One is the most preferred and scenic route along the "East Coast Road", commonly called as ECR. The other one is via the "Grand Southern Trunk Road", commonly called as GST Road. All the government AC buses charge not more than 250 rupees. And the travel time will be around 3.30 hours.

Leading Polls

5187671 ★★★ 130Jordan~
4649852 ★★★ 87Suri~
5303199 ★★★ 80AnishKumar

Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 5388512
    Jun 24 2022 (08:45AM)


    As announced previously, there are a few changes coming to IRI user accounts, based on past practices. 1. As before, you will be able to quickly DELETE your IRI User account at ANY time. However, the menu option for this was hidden in the profile page, and could not easily be located....
  • Entry# 5148000
    Nov 29 2021 (06:40AM)


    A new feature will be released soon, whereby you can follow blogs tagged with specific Trains & Stations. If you have already posted blogs tagged with some Train/Station, then you will be set to automatically follow that Train/Station. Thereafter, any future news/blogs tagged with those Trains/Stations will be marked to your...
  • Entry# 5093784
    Oct 13 2021 (07:04AM)


    These days, every other day, we are getting requests from members to allow email login to their FB-based IRI account. 10 years ago, we had given the option for users to login through FaceBook - in retrospect, this was a mistake. These days, apparently, users are quitting FaceBook in droves because...
  • Entry# 4906979
    Mar 14 2021 (01:12AM)


    Followup to: Fmt Changes The new version of FmT 2.0 will soon be here - in about 2 weeks. As detailed in the previous announcement, many of the old FmT features like Train TT, Speedometer, Geo Location, etc. will be REMOVED. It will be a bare-bones simple app, focused on trip blogging. It...
  • Entry# 4898771
    Mar 06 2021 (10:33PM)


    There are some changes coming to FMT. Many of the features of FMT, like station arrival, TT, speed, geo, passing times, station time, etc. are ALREADY available in OTHER railway apps. So all of these features will be REMOVED. We'll have ONLY BLOGGING - quick upload of pics/videos/audio, etc. You may attach...
  • Entry# 4785432
    Nov 21 2020 (02:51AM)


    We are unifying the Bookmark scheme for Blogs & PNRs. Previously, we had different systems of "Followed Blogs", "PNR History", "My PNR Posts", "My PNR Post Predictions", "Stamp Alerts", etc. which were somewhat confusing. Hereafter: For PNRs: 1. You may add ANY PNR to your bookmarks through the "Add Bookmark" link in the...
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom
Go to Mobile site
Important Note: This website NEVER solicits for Money or Donations. Please beware of anyone requesting/demanding money on behalf of IRI. Thanks.
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.
India Rail Info Privacy Policy