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There are 4 ways to get from Kumbakonam to Tirupati by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kumbakonam (KMU) to Tirupati (TPTY) Rmm-Tpty Tri-Wkly Exp

$7 - $17

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Bus  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Kumbakonam to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore
  3. Take the bus from Vellore to Tirupathi

$18 - $28

Taxi  •  5 h

  1. Take a taxi from Kumbakonam to Tirupati 210.7 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Kumbakonam to Tirupati 210.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Kumbakonam to Tirupati is to train which costs ₹500 - ₹1,300 and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kumbakonam to Tirupati is to taxi which costs ₹3,700 - ₹4,400 and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kumbakonam to Tirupati. However, there are services departing from Kumbakonam and arriving at Tirupathi via Chennai and Vellore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kumbakonam (KMU) and arriving at Tirupati (TPTY). Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kumbakonam and Tirupati is 297 km. The road distance is 337.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kumbakonam to Tirupati without a car is to train which takes 10 h 55 min and costs ₹500 - ₹1,300.

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The train from Kumbakonam (KMU) to Tirupati (TPTY) takes 10 h 55 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Kumbakonam to Tirupati bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Kumbakonam station.

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Kumbakonam to Tirupati train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kumbakonam (KMU) station.

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The best way to get from Kumbakonam to Tirupati is to train which takes 10 h 55 min and costs ₹500 - ₹1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,100 and takes 12 h 29 min.

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  • Distance: 185.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 55 min

What companies run services between Kumbakonam, India and Tirupati, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kumbakonam to Tirupati 3 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 10 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kumbakonam to Tirupati via Chennai and Vellore in around 12 h 29 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kumbakonam to Chennai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Tirupathi
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kumbakonam to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
5 h
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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Kumbakonam to Tirupati bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Tirupathi station.

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Kumbakonam to Tirupati train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tirupati (TPTY) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kumbakonam to Tirupati is 337 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Kumbakonam to Tirupati.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Tirupati. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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