Petrol & Diesel Price in Pondicherry

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Today Petrol Price in Pondicherry is INR 95.69 per liter and Diesel Price in Pondicherry today stand at INR 85.73 per liter.

Pondicherry is a beautiful location at the Indo-Tibetan border. It is known for its beautiful scenery. Petrol price in Pondicherry is higher than in other states of India. It is because of its hostile terrain and difficult logistics conditions. Pondicherry is one of the most popular tourist spots in eastern India. The price of petrol and diesel in Pondicherry gets daily adjustments at 6:00 a.m. It is based on various factors.

You may have to pay extra when refuelling in Pondicherry. Besides, a low population density increases the cost of logistics supply from the mainland. Check out this blog to learn more about the latest fuel prices in Pondicherry.

Petrol price in Pondicherry

Today's Petrol Price in Pondicherry is INR 95.69 per liter.

Petrol price in Pondicherry is the most expensive after West Bengal in eastern India. The current petrol in price in Pondicherry lies between Rs.100.7 to Rs.100.7 per litre. Fuel prices depend on various factors like the cost of crude oil, forex valuation, domestic demand and excise duty.

Petrol rates stay high in Pondicherry, despite the fact that the state shares locations recording minimum gasoline consumption of around 0.1%. Given below are the excise duty charged and added taxes that add up to the retail rate you pay.

  • State excise duty- 25% for others and 20% for retailers per litre of petrol.

  • Union government excise duty- Rs.19.90.

  • The dealer commission- around 5%.

Diesel prices in Pondicherry

The Diesel Price in Pondicherry Stand at INR 85.73 per liter.

Pondicherry is among the least fuel-consuming states. The diesel consumption for the financial year of 2021-2022 in Pondicherry lies around 0.1% of the national share. The break-up of how the price is calculated is listed below.

  • State excise duty is 15% for others and 10% for retail consumers.

  • The union government charges Rs.15.80/l.

  • Dealer commission- 5%.


Individuals owning personal cars prefer petrol-driven vehicles, while those in commercial driving prefer diesel-driven vehicles.

Inner line permit applies to foreigners visiting Pondicherry. However, individuals planning to ride near the Indo-Tibetan border need advance clearance, whether visiting with or without personal vehicles.

We suggest you have valid car insurance when driving in Pondicherry. Known for hostile terrain conditions, having a comprehensive package keeps you covered against potential driving mishaps in Pondicherry.

PondicherryPrivate cars in Pondicherry are the lowest in other Indian states with nearly 60 vehicles available for every 10,000 people in the state.