Tirupati is an enchanting town for people, who want to find more about Hinduism, or those, who want to implement their religious beliefs. The glorious temples in the town and its vicinity give a tranquil and placid ambience to Tirupati. The town offers a revitalizing experience that can soothe the mind and soul of the devotees.
The sacred temple of Lord Balaji in Tirumala hills is easily accessible by all modes of transportation. After reaching Tirupati, one can easily travel to Tirumala on foot or by road. If you are planning to visit Tirupati, then surely you want to know the easiest way to reach Tirupati. There are numerous ways to reach Tirupati; you can either choose a Tirupati Package from Chennai or a Tirupati Car Package from Chennai. As per your convenience, choose the simplest way to have hassle free journey.
How to Reach Tirupati
Tirupati is connected with all major cities and has direct buses services from Chennai, Bangalore and Vellore. Private bus operators also ply buses from proximate cities such as Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Chennai and Bangalore to Tirupati. Express buses are much faster than the ordinary variety. Cabs are also a comfortable road travel option though some are quite expensive. Tirumala has direct bus from Tirupati with a frequency of a bus services in every 3 minutes. You can even avail a Tirupati Package from Mumbai or a Tirupati flight Package from mumbai to reach Tirupati without any stress and worries.
Tirumala does not have its own railway station. The nearby railway station is in Tirupati, which is about 26 km away from Tirumala. Tirupati railway station is the main railway station which is equipped with five platforms and an escalator. It is also well connected to major cities across India. There are train connections like Tirupati Express, Krishna Express, Venkatadri Express and Kanyakumari Express from many places in the region including Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore. It is just take five hours to reach Tirupati by rail from Chennai and Bangalore. So choose a Tirupati package or a One Day Tirupati package from Chennai to reach Tirupati by rail effortlessly.
Tirupati airport is located at Renigunta, 15 km away from Tirupati and is connected with frequent flights from major cities in the country. Regular flights are available from Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore to Tirupati. You can easily get buses and also hire a taxi or car at the Tirupati airport. A Tirupati tour package from Bangalore covers all the amenities right from your airfare to accommodation facility. So avail either a Chennai to Tirupati Tour Package or One Day Tirupati Tour Package to reach Tirupati by flight.
Many pilgrims climb the hills to reach Tirumala on foot, to fulfill a vow. There are two finely-laid stone footpaths leading to Tirumala. These footpaths are called Sopanamargas. The ancient of the two Sopanamargas begins from Alipiri at the foot of Tirumala hills. This path is 11 km in length and is the most commonly used route by the devotees. The other Sopanamarga (called as Srivari mettu) starts from Chandragiri which is only about 6 km in length.