Location

The Pondicherry University is located at about 165 km south of Chennai metropolitan city. It is well-connected by road and rail. A small aerodramme exists and flight services would start  shortly. There is a sea port which mainly caters to cargo and fishing.
 
Pondicherry Univeristy is situated on the Chennai-Puducherry East Coast Road (ECR). where buses ply frequently from Chennai to Puducherry on the ECR route and  stop readily  on request, at the  University Gate. From Chennai, this is the most convenient  route to reach the University.
 
However, from Chennai,  Puducherry can also be reached by NH 45 via. Tindivanam and one should get down at Puducherry Bus Stand and then take a city service to reach the University.
 
From other southern towns and cities like Bengaluru, Tiruchirapalli, Madurai,Coimbatore, Trivandrum by road/rail, one should get down at Puducherry Bus Stand /Railway Station. By train, one has to get down at Puducherry Railway Station and reach Bus Stand in order to catch a town bus  to reach Pondicherry University.

From Puducherry  Bus Stand

        The Pondicherry University is located at about 11 Kms north of Puducherry Bus Stand and can be reached by town bus.The travelling time is about 25 minutes and the bus fare is Rs.5/-.
 
Autorickshaws are also avialable from Puducherry Town  and may charge about Rs.100/- for drop at the University.
 

 

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