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There are 4 ways to get from Tirupati to Virudhachalam by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) Csmt- Ncj Exp / ...

$13 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Vellore
  2. Take the bus from Vellore to Chidambaram
  3. Take a taxi from Chidambaram to Virudhachalam

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  4h 10m

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Virudhachalam 177.3 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Tirupati to Virudhachalam 177.3 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Virudhachalam is to bus and taxi which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800 and takes 6h 23m.

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

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The distance between Tirupati and Virudhachalam is 236 km. The road distance is 283.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Virudhachalam without a car is to train which takes 6h 7m and costs ₹900 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Tirupati to Virudhachalam, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirupati to Virudhachalam is 284 km. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Tirupati to Virudhachalam.

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There are one+ hotels available in Virudhachalam. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tirupati to Virudhachalam.
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  • Distance: 147.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 7m

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 - $16 and the journey takes 5h 55m.

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 Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chidambaram to Virudhachalam
Ave. Duration
42m
Estimated price
$8 - $11

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