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There are 7 ways to get from Tirupati to Tirunelveli by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  14h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Vellore 981T / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vellore to Tirunelveli 283D / ...

$14 - $24

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Train  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Tirunelveli (TEN) Kcg Ncj Exp

$13 - $22

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Taxi  •  9h 27m

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Tirunelveli 414.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  9h 27m

  1. Drive from Tirupati to Tirunelveli 414.6 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Tirupati to Tuticorin  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Tirupati (TIR) to Tuticorin (TCR) TIR - TCR

$65 - $269

Train to Madras, fly to Tuticorin  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR

$36 - $245

Train to Madras, fly to Trivandrum, bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV
  3. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli

$47 - $188

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Tirunelveli is to bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,800 and takes 14h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Tirupati to Tirunelveli is to train and fly which costs ₹2,600 - ₹18,000 and takes 7h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tirupati (TPTY) and arriving at Tirunelveli (TEN). Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 15h 35m.

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The distance between Tirupati and Tirunelveli is 578 km. The road distance is 663.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Tirunelveli without a car is to bus which takes 14h 19m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 14h 19m to get from Tirupati to Tirunelveli, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Tirunelveli is to bus which takes 14h 19m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600 and takes 15h 35m, you could also fly, which costs ₹4,800 - ₹20,000 and takes 8h 16m.

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There is no direct flight from Tirupati Airport to Tuticorin Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h and has one stopover.

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Tirupati to Tirunelveli train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tirunelveli (TEN) station.

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Map of how to get from Tirupati to Tirunelveli.
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  • Distance: 361 miles
  • Duration: 14h 19m

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

You can take a bus from Tirupati to Tirunelveli via Vellore and Tirunelveli in around 14h 19m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Tirupati to Tirunelveli once a week. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 15h 35m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tirupati to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Tirupati to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Tirupati to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirupati to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 877 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Website
fasttracktirupati.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirupati to Tirunelveli is 663 km. It takes approximately 9h 27m to drive from Tirupati to Tirunelveli.

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IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Tirupati Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Tirunelveli. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Tirupati Airport is to taxi which takes 16m and costs ₹500 - ₹650.

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