There are 6 ways to get from Tirupati to Kumbakonam by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Kumbakonam (KMU) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp

$7 - $18

5 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 18 min

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

$25 - $35

Taxi  •  5 h

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Kumbakonam 210.3 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Tirupati to Kumbakonam 210.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Tirupati, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Tirupati (TIR) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) TIR - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kumbakonam (KMU)

$52 - $237

Train to Madras, fly, train  •  9 h 14 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 Kumbakonam (KMU)

$31 - $154

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Kumbakonam is to train which costs ₹500 - ₹1,300 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tirupati to Kumbakonam is to taxi which costs ₹3,700 - ₹4,400 and takes 5 h.

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The distance between Tirupati and Kumbakonam is 297 km. The road distance is 336.5 km.

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The train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Kumbakonam (KMU) takes 9 h 29 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tirupati (TPTY) and arriving at Kumbakonam (KMU). Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Tirupati to Kumbakonam 3 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $18 and the journey takes 9 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tirupati to Kumbakonam via Tirupathi and Chennai in around 10 h 18 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tirupati to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Tirupati to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
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 Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirupati to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
5 h
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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