There are 10 ways to get from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  14 h 37 min

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

$34 - $46

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Salem Junction (SA) Ndls-Tvc Kerala Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salem to Kodaikanal

$15 - $31

8 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Kodaikanal Road (KQN) to Kodaikānāl

$24 - $36

Taxi  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl 353.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl 353.9 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Madras, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  3. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kodaikānāl

$55 - $206

Train to Madras, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Coimbatore (CJB) MAA - CJB
  3. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Kodaikānāl

$59 - $161

Train to Madras, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kochi (COK) MAA - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Kodaikānāl

$81 - $216

Fly Tirupati to Bengaluru, bus  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Tirupati (TIR) to Bengaluru (BLR) TIR - BLR
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Kodaikanal

$42 - $162

Train to Madras, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train, taxi  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN)
  4. Take a taxi from Kodaikanal Road (KQN) to Kodaikānāl

$44 - $169

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl is to train and bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,200 and takes 13 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹7,500 and takes 8 h 53 min.

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The distance between Tirupati and Kodaikānāl is 432 km. The road distance is 566.2 km.

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It takes approximately 14 h 37 min to get from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl via Tirupathi, Chennai, and Periyakulam in around 14 h 37 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Tirupati to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $140
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
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 Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Salem Junction (SA)
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN)
Ave. Duration
13 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $14
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
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Periyakulam
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Kodaikanal
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Salem to Kodaikanal
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kodaikanal Road (KQN) to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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