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

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Train  •  9 h 38 min

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

$8 - $19

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Bus  •  10 h 33 min

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

$24 - $35

Taxi  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Swāmimalai 213.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Tirupati to Swāmimalai 213.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Tirupati, taxi  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Tirupati (TIR) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) TIR - TRZ
  2. Take a taxi from Tiruchirapalli to Swāmimalai

$65 - $241

Train to Madras, fly, taxi  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  3. Take a taxi from Tiruchirapalli to Swāmimalai

$45 - $157

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The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Swāmimalai is to train which costs ₹600 - ₹1,400 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tirupati to Swāmimalai is to taxi which costs ₹3,700 - ₹4,500 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Tirupati and Swāmimalai is 298 km. The road distance is 341.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Swāmimalai without a car is to train which takes 9 h 38 min and costs ₹600 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 9 h 38 min to get from Tirupati to Swāmimalai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Swāmimalai is to train which takes 9 h 38 min and costs ₹600 - ₹1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,600 and takes 10 h 33 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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Yes, the driving distance between Tirupati to Swāmimalai is 341 km. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Tirupati to Swāmimalai.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Tirupati Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Swāmimalai. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tirupati to Swāmimalai.
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  • Distance: 186.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 38 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Tirupati to Swāmimalai 3 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 9 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tirupati to Swāmimalai via Tirupathi, Chennai, and Kumbakonam in around 10 h 33 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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirupati to Swāmimalai
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
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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