There are 8 ways to get from Tirumala to Rameswaram by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Okha-Rmm Exp

$22 - $32

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Bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Rameswaram

$16 - $21

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Train via Tirupati (TPTY)  •  19 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Rameswaram (RMM) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...

$22 - $32

Taxi  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tirumala to Rameswaram 384.3 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Tirumala to Rameswaram 384.3 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Tirupati to Madurai, train  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Tirupati (TIR) to Madurai (IXM) TIR - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$55 - $241

Bus to Madras, fly to Madurai, train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Chennai
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  3. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$34 - $180

Bus to Madras, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Chennai
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$38 - $150

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No, there is no direct bus from Tirumala to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Tirupathi and arriving at Rameswaram via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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The distance between Tirumala and Rameswaram is 489 km. The road distance is 614.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tirumala to Rameswaram without a car is to train which takes 14 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 28 min to get from Tirumala to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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Tirumala to Rameswaram bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Tirupathi station.

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The best way to get from Tirumala to Rameswaram is to train which takes 14 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tirupati Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h and has one stopover.

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Tirumala to Rameswaram bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Rameswaram station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirumala to Rameswaram is 615 km. It takes approximately 9 h 25 min to drive from Tirumala to Rameswaram.

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Tirupati Airport to Madurai Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tirumala to Rameswaram.
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  • Distance: 305.4 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 28 min

What companies run services between Tirumala, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Tirumala to Rameswaram once a week. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 13 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tirumala to Rameswaram via Chennai in around 14 h 50 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Tirupati to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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irctc.co.in
Train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirumala to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Fast Track Call Taxi
Website
fasttracktirupati.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 877 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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There are 32+ hotels available in Rameswaram. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tirumala to Tirupati Airport is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs .

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