There are 5 ways to get from Tambaram to Tirupati by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Tirupathi

₹927 - ₹1,327

Cheapest option

Train via Chennai Central  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Renigunta Jn 11028 / ...

₹130 - ₹279

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Tambaram to Renigunta Jn 17651 / ...

₹132 - ₹211

Taxi  •  2h 5m

  1. Take a taxi from Tambaram to Tirupati 148.3 km

₹2,300 - ₹2,800

Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Tambaram to Tirupati 148.3 km

₹1,100 - ₹1,700

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The cheapest way to get from Tambaram to Tirupati is to train which costs ₹130 - ₹220 and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Tambaram to Tirupati is to taxi which costs ₹2,300 - ₹2,800 and takes 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tambaram to Tirupati. However, there are services departing from Tambaram and arriving at Tirupati via Renigunta Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Tambaram and Tirupati is 110 km. The road distance is 148.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tambaram to Tirupati without a car is to bus which takes 5h 2m and costs ₹900 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Tambaram to Tirupati, including transfers.

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Tambaram to Tirupati train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tambaram station.

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The best way to get from Tambaram to Tirupati is to bus which takes 5h 2m and costs ₹900 - ₹1,400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹130 - ₹220 and takes 5h.

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Tambaram to Tirupati train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Renigunta Jn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tambaram to Tirupati is 148 km. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Tambaram to Tirupati.

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  • Distance: 110 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

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

RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Tirupathi every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹800 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Tambaram to Renigunta Jn once daily. Tickets cost ₹125 - ₹140 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

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Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tambaram to Renigunta Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹125 - ₹140
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Train from Chennai Central to Renigunta Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹115 - ₹125
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Tirupathi
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Tambaram to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹2,800
Savaari Car Rentals Private Limited
Phone
+91 95 66 63 33 35
Website
savaari.com
Karthik Travels
Phone
+91 44 24 62 22 22
Website
karthiktravels.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in

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