How To Reach Tirupati and Tirumala
Tirumala has direct bus services from Tirupati with a frequency of a bus in every 2 minutes. It also has direct buses from Chennai, Bengaluru and Vellore. Paid taxis and private bus operators also operate buses from nearby cities such as Chennai, Hyderabad, Vishakapatnam and Bangalore to Tirupati.
Buses and other transport are banned on ghat road from Tirupati to Tirumala between 12 AM and 3 AM.
Tirumala does not have a separate railway station. Tirupati is the nearest railway station, which is about 26 km from Tirumala. Tirupati railway station is a major railway station and is well equipped with five platforms and an escalator. It is well connected to major cities across India.
One More nearest Railway Station To Tirupati is Renigunta which is 10 KMs away from Tirupati. There are number of APSRTC buses operating between Renigunta Railway Station and Tirupati. Direct buses to Tirumala are also available for every Half an Hour. Cabs will also be available.
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Many devotees climb the hills to Tirumala on foot . There are two well-laid stone footpaths leading to Tirumala. The most ancient path starts from Alipiri at the foot of the hills. This footpath is 11 km in length and is the commonly used route. The other route (Srivari mettu) starts from Chandragiri and is only about 6 km in length. TTD provides and maintains rest houses, security, canteen, toilets, drinking water, medical help, piped devotional music throughout the footpaths. TTD also provides luggage transfer facility, free of cost for the devotees opting to climb the hills on foot to Tirumala. – Know More