How to Reach Tirupati from Bangalore

Tirupati is an important pilgrimage center in the state of Andhra Pradesh and is very well connected to city of Bangalore by all modes of transportation. While en route Tirupati from Bangalore; you can avail all modes of transport, viz, through air, road and rail.

Tirupati always has been a religious city with regular Maha-Pujas and Yagnas being attended at the several temples here. Mythologically, Tirupati is the very place, where God Vishnu chose to be his home, the Vaikuntha. The Swami Venketeshwara Temple is the synonym for Tirupati. Everymonth thousands of followers throng the temple for the glimpse and blessings of their beloved God Venketeshwara.

Tirupati is also famous for the Balaji Temple and each year millions of tourists and devotees go for a pilgrim to Tirupati from different places from around the world.

Triupati from Bangalore

The pilgrimage is amongst the richest holy places in India. The legends say, that once God Vishnu's wife Goddess Lakshmi left him and went to Kolhapur, in her absence God Vishnu married one of her incarnation Padmavati; as the love couldn't be separated. At the time of the marriage, Vishnu had nothing to arrange for and thus, Lord Kubera lending him some gold to arrange the marriage. Thinking the same, many of his devotees pay huge sums of money just to repay Kubera back, keeping in mind that God Vishnu would return the favours someday.

Visit this amazing land of temples if in Bangalore; here are the different routes you can reach Tirupati;

How to reach Tirupati from Bangalore by Train

There are innumerable express and passenger trains that connect Bangalore and Tirupati. Given below is list of some of the important trains from Bangalore station to Tirupati.
  • Bangalore City -Tirupati SF InterCity/12543 departs at 7:40 am from Bangalore station runs only on Monday, Wednesday and Sunday.
  • Bhubaneshwar Express / no 12846 departs at 8: 00 am from Yesvantpur JN Runs only on Tuesday.
  • Other important trains: Mysore-Howrah Express/22818, Seshadri Express/17209, Yesvantpur-Lucknow Express/ no 12539, Yesvantpur-Hatia Express/no 12836.

How to reach Tirupati from Bangalore by Air

Tirupati has a domestic airport in Renigunta town, which is 15 km away from the heart of Tirupati city. Almost all leading airline companies operate daily flights between Bangalore and Tirupati. An economy class ticket for Bangalore to Tirupati ranges from Rs 4,200 to Rs 15,000, depending on which air line company you chose to fly with. Outside Tirupati Airport there are taxi & auto rickshaw stands that will straight away take you to Tirupati city.

How to reach Tirupati from Bangalore byRoad:

Bangalore and Tirupati are very well connected via roads. The total distance between these two cities is approximately 256 km (journey of 6 hrs 30 min). You can either opt for state run KSRTC buses or APRSTC buses (owned by Andhra Pradesh Govt), who ply their luxury and semi luxury buses on every day bases. Besides, there are innumerable travel agencies in Bangalore offering Tirupati tour packages.

Travel agencies in Bangalore offering Tirupati tour packages:

  • Relax Holidays And Packages: (080) 49157640
  • Keerthana Tours And Travels: (080) 49150303
  • Deccan Tours And Travels: (080) 66493520
  • Eshwar Tours And Travels: (080) 49177104

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