There are 5 ways to get from Tirupati to Virudhachalam by train, night bus, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h

  1. Nagarcoil Exp / ...

$13 - $27

Cheapest option

Train via Cuddalore Port (CUPJ)  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Tpty Rmm Exp / ...

$10 - $23

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  9 h 8 min

$25 - $34

Taxi  •  4 h 10 min

  1. 177.3 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. 177.3 miles

$28 - $45

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Tirupati to Virudhachalam 3 times a week. Tickets cost $5 - $17 and the journey takes 5 h 48 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Cuddalore Port (CUPJ)
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Night bus from Tirupathi to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Pondicherry to Virudhachalam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirupati to Virudhachalam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Website
fasttracktirupati.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 877 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tirupati and Virudhachalam is 236 km. The road distance is 284 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Virudhachalam is to train which costs ₹650 - ₹1,600 and takes 8 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Tirupati to Virudhachalam is to taxi which takes 4 h 10 min and costs ₹3,700 - ₹4,500.

It takes approximately 6 h to get from Tirupati to Virudhachalam, including transfers.