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There are 11 ways to get from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Dindigul 981T
  2. Take the bus from Dindigul to Periyakulam 163As

$20 - $30

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Bus RedBus  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Vellore
  2. Take the bus from Vellore to Bangalore
  3. Take the bus from Bangalore to Kodaikanal

$19 - $27

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Train, taxi  •  15 h 54 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

$22 - $33

Taxi  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl 353.9 miles

$80 - $100

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 25 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

$54 - $205

Train to Madras, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  10 h 21 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

$57 - $157

Train to Madras, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  11 h 51 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

$75 - $210

Train to Bengaluru, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Bangalore Cant (BNC)
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Madurai (IXM) BLR - IXM
  3. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kodaikānāl

$78 - $268

Train to Bengaluru, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Bangalore Cant (BNC)
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Coimbatore (CJB) BLR - CJB
  3. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Kodaikānāl

$70 - $240

Train to Madras, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train, taxi  •  11 h 36 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

$42 - $167

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl is to bus which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,000 and takes 17 h 42 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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No, there is no direct bus from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl. However, there are services departing from Tirupathi and arriving at Kodaikanal via Vellore and Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 42 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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The best way to get from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 46 min and costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,200.

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It takes approximately 14 h 46 min to get from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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Tirupati to Kodaikānāl bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Tirupathi station.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Madurai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Tirupati to Kodaikānāl bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kodaikanal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirupati to Kodaikānāl is 566 km. It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to drive from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl.

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Map of how to get from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl.
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  • Distance: 270.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Tirupati to Kodaikānāl via Dindigul and Periyakulam in around 14 h 46 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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 Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Bengaluru to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Bengaluru to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Bengaluru to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
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
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
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN)
Ave. Duration
13 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Bangalore Cant (BNC)
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Dindigul
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Dindigul to Periyakulam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Vellore to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Kodaikanal
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kodaikanal Road (KQN) to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Air India Limited, Jet Airways, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 318+ hotels available in Kodaikānāl. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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