Journey to Tirumala by Bus

Detailed Description on Journey to Tirumala By Bus

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Detailed information on journey to Tirumala by Bus

Travel Distance From Tirupati Bus Station To Tirumala : 22 Km

Journey Time from Alipiri Entrance to Tirumala : Approx 45 mins

Bus frequency : Every 30 mins

R.T.C Buses are running from Tirupati Main Bus station, Srinivaasam Complex ( which is opposite to Bus station) and Balaji Link Bus station(which is located Near to Alipiri Entrance Gate).


After crossing Balaji Link Bus station which is near to Alipri , there you will find GARUDA statue right at the entrance of Alipiri


Balaji Link Bus Station copy

Garuda at alipiri copy

Actual travel distance between Tirupati and Tirumala may be higher or vary due to curvature of the road.

Actual Journey to hill shrine starts from Alipri Toll after clearing all security checks

Alpirir copy

Alipiri Toll 3 copy

And Tirumala Ghat Section will be in this pattern , do remember that it is of curvature structure


Chant  Govinda Hari Govinda !! this mantra will drive out all your worries.

Tirumala Curvature copy

Tirumala Root copy

Glance the beauty of Seshachalam hills greenery and breath the fresh air. I would advise pilgrims to plan day trip to Tirumala Hills to view the forest.


Tirumala EntranceTirumala Entrace


Travel Distance From Tirupati Bus Station To Tirumala : 22 Km

Journey Time from Alipiri Entrance to Tirumala : 40 min

Bus frequency : Every 15 mins

R.T.C Buses are running from Tirumal To Tirupati

Return journey from Tirumala will take more time as we are driving down from Hills so Usually Bus will be running at minimal speed.

Too many curves will be there till you reach Tirupati.

Return map copy

Return map2 copy

Tirumala return map copy

Garuda statue copy

  • To Journey Tirumala don't have much curvature so you can relax
  • Devotees who had Journey Sickness need not to worry as curves will be there for 5 km only
  • Pilgrims no need to worry on Bus frequency while going and Returning from Tirumala
  • Please strictly follow Suggestions from T.T.D on carrying eatables to Tirumala



  1. I reached thirupathi 11:45 pm can u know bus is available in that time to go thirumala

  2. Hi
    If 13:00 is time slot for special darshan then at what time we need to be available at atc car parking area. pl guide me

  3. Please guide me how to go to ₹300/- dharshanan as I have booked slot for 11 am

  4. V Sri Krishna kanth

    I have booked special entry slot at 6pm after Darshan I will be back to tirupati as I have booked the hotel in tirupati last bus to tirupati timings

  5. Hi,
    My journey date is 4th March 2017. I will reach Tirupathi Railway station around 21.30 pm.
    Can you please guide me Bus timings from railway station to Tirumala.

    Also, My return journey date is 6th March 2017 train at 05.25 am from Tirpathi railway station. Is there any busses form Tirumala to Tirupathi to catch my train.

    If yes Please provide the timings.

    Thanks in Advance

    • HI Sir,

      yes you can get the tirumala buses infront of railway station from 4am to 11:30 pm so you no need to worry about the transportation.


  6. I shall be going to Tirupathi on 4th Feb and booked the slot for 6 PM special entry darshan. How can I come to Tirupathi bus station from main temple? What is the last bus timing? Is there any other mode of public transport like share auto etc.?


    • Hi Madam,

      last bus will be at 11:30 pm and again buses will start at 4am there is no other transportation except buses.


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