Travel from Tirupati to Kāraikkudi

Bus or train from Tirupati to Kāraikkudi?

Indian Railways operates a train from Tirupati to Kāraikkudi 3 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, KSRTC operates a bus from Tirupati to Kāraikkudi hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min. RedBus also services this route every 3 hours.

How to get from Tirupati to Kāraikkudi

From Tirupati (TPTY) train to Perambur, subway to Chennai Egmore (MS), then train to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI). 11 h 12 min ₹2,009. From Tirupati (TPTY) train to Thanjavur (TJ) then train to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI). 14 h 53 min ₹1,893. From Tirupathi bus to Bangalore then bus to Karaikudi. 19 h ₹1,302. From Tirupati taxi to Kāraikkudi. 6 h 44 min ₹8,540. From Tirupati drive to Kāraikkudi. 6 h 44 min ₹3,677. From Tirupati taxi to Tirupati airport, fly to Madurai airport, then taxi to Kāraikkudi. 6 h 49 min ₹8,810. From Tirupati (TPTY) train to Perambur, subway to Guindy, train to Madras airport, fly to Madurai airport, then taxi to Kāraikkudi. 7 h 39 min ₹6,540.
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    Tirupati to Kāraikkudi:

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      1 Train via Chennai Egmore (MS)
      • One-Way approx: USD $13 - $36
      • Duration: 11 h 12 min
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        1 Train via Chennai Egmore (MS)
        • One-Way approx: USD $13 - $36
        • Duration: 11 h 12 min
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      2 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $11 - $35
      • Duration: 14 h 53 min
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        2 Train
        • One-Way approx: USD $11 - $35
        • Duration: 14 h 53 min
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      3 Bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $14 - $22
      • Duration: 19 h
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        • Duration: 19 h
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      4 Taxi
      • One-Way approx: USD $110 - $140
      • Duration: 6 h 44 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $110 - $140
        • Duration: 6 h 44 min
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      5 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $45 - $70
      • Duration: 6 h 44 min
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        • Duration: 6 h 44 min
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      6 Fly from Tirupati, taxi
      • One-Way approx: USD $67 - $239
      • Duration: 6 h 49 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $67 - $239
        • Duration: 6 h 49 min
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      7 Train to Madras, fly, taxi
      • One-Way approx: USD $49 - $196
      • Duration: 7 h 39 min
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        7 Train to Madras, fly, taxi
        • One-Way approx: USD $49 - $196
        • Duration: 7 h 39 min
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