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

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Bus via Vellore  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Vellore 981T / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vellore to Kumbakonam 851Ud

$5 - $15

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Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Tirupati to Kumbakonam 851Ud

$1 - $13

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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 - $17

Taxi  •  5 h

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Kumbakonam 210.3 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Tirupati to Kumbakonam 210.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  6 h 26 min

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

$51 - $236

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tirupati and arriving at Kumbakonam. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Kumbakonam without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Tirupati to Kumbakonam, including transfers.

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

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Tirupati to Kumbakonam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tirupati (TPTY) station.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Kumbakonam is to bus which takes 7 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tirupati Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Tirupati to Kumbakonam bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Kumbakonam station.

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Map of how to get from Tirupati to Kumbakonam.
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  • Distance: 185.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Tirupati to Kumbakonam via Vellore in around 7 h 41 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Tirupati to Kumbakonam 3 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 9 h 29 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
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
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
Bus from Vellore to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirupati to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirupati to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
5 h
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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Tirupati to Kumbakonam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kumbakonam (KMU) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirupati to Kumbakonam is 336 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Tirupati to Kumbakonam.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Tirupati Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Kumbakonam. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Tirupati Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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