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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8 h 14 min

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

$6 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 13 min

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

$25 - $35

Taxi  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Chidambaram 180.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Tirupati to Chidambaram 180.7 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Tirupati (TIR) to Pondicherry (PNY) TIR - PNY
  2. Take the bus from Puducherry to Chidambaram

$44 - $178

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The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Chidambaram is to train which costs ₹450 - ₹1,200 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tirupati to Chidambaram is to taxi which costs ₹3,800 - ₹4,600 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Tirupati and Chidambaram is 250 km. The road distance is 289.1 km.

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The train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Chidambaram (CDM) takes 8 h 14 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tirupati (TPTY) and arriving at Chidambaram (CDM). Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Tirupati to Chidambaram 6 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $18 and the journey takes 8 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tirupati to Chidambaram via Tirupathi and Chennai in around 9 h 13 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Tirupati to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Tirupati to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirupati to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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