Journey to Tirumala by Vehicle

Journey to Tirumala by Vehicle

Detailed description  on Journey to Tirumala by Vehicle (Private or Own Vehicle).

  • To Tirumala
  • From Tirumala
  • Useful Information

Travel Distance From Tirupati Bus Station To Tirumala : 22 Km

Journey Time from Alipiri Entrance to Tirumala : Approx 35 mins

We are providing information based on our experience. Journey to Tirumala by Vehicle such as Four wheeler/Two Wheeler

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

Alipiri Toll 3 copy

Tirumal Hills view from Toll

After crossing Toll , You can find Siddhi Vinayaka Temple

siddhi vinayaka Temple copy

To Tirumala2


While on the way to Shrine, you can view the beauty of Seshachalam Hills. There are many stop points on the way and water is available on the side by to fill Radiator.


Way to Tirumala Ghat

on the way by Road


Return Journey from Tirumala

Travel Distance From Tirupati Bus Station To Tirumala : 15 Km

Journey Time from Alipiri Entrance to Tirumala : Approx 45 mins


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Return Route map copy

Return Route

Tirumala return map copy

While on the way back to Tirupati, you can stop at Malwadi Gundam waterflow. Usually water flows heavily during Rainy Season.

Malwaid Gundam copy


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Malwadi Gundam2

While Return you can view Tirupati City from Tirumala Ghat Section

Tirupati View


Vehicles allowed to Tirumala and Two-way Rental

Own Car   - Rs.15

Taxi or Rental Car   - Rs.25

Own Jeep - Rs.30

Taxi Jeep - Rs.50

HB Mini Lorry ( This is for TTD works) - Rs.50

FB Lorry (Allowed only for TTD works)  - Rs.100

Van ( 6 + 1 , 8 + 1, 12 +1 seaters) - RS.60

Two Wheelers  - Rs.2

APTDC Bus - Rs.100

Tips to be followed


  • To Journey, Tirumala doesn'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
  • While driving back you need to have patience as you will be frequently applying Breaks
  • Please strictly follow Suggestions from T.T.D on carrying eatables to Tirumala



  1. Vishwaradhya M R & family

    Hi please inform if I like return from Tirumala after 10 -30 PM is it permitted go back to Tirupathi or is any Rule regarding entry and exit timeings .
    Awaiting your early reply

  2. any prohibition timings for pvt from tirumala to tirupathi on night

  3. Dear Sir,
    I am planning to come Tirumala in Bike

    So kindly share the safe bike parking details with ad

  4. hello sir ,
    i am coming to tirumala on 7th november evening .I dont have any advanced booked accommodation .How can i book the room FOR 4 pepoples in tirumala frm 7th nov to 10th nov ?

  5. I AM GO TO 4.11.2016. MY WON CAR TOOL ENTRY DETAILS PLS. any other details

  6. I am planning to come to tirumala from bangalore by car and I would like to park my car in Tirupathi, since I don’t want to take a risk of driving car on the Ghat Roads. Could you please let me know where in TIRUPATHI, I can park my car safely.

  7. Sir, we planning to take tavera from chennai to Tirumala.
    Total members- 5 + 1 & 14 months baby. Hence taking SUV cab.

    Pls advice the permit fee to Tirumala and the total toll charges required to be paid for tavera .

    Also would like to know if the permit fee is based on SUV vehicle and not bases on number of members travelling.
    Pls advice.

  8. sir,
    do we have any deposit counters there in the alipiri checking gates to safely place, if any of our luggages are not allowed to be taken with us?

  9. hi sir,
    what is the expected time of darshana ,if we are around 1pm on 30th october 2016,can u plz sujjest some ideas as we are cumming in bike and have to return to bangalore by the same day.

  10. Gorantla Govindaiah

    we live inUSA.
    we are planning to visit thirupathi-thirumalai in the last 2 weeks of NOV 2016 & 1st hair cutting for my 17 month old grandson.( after our son’s hair cutting in the yr 2000 we have not done this & as we live abroad we have not attended any either)
    WE prefer a cottage for our group of 6 .
    can you out line the sequence for this function ( we will be arriving Thirupathi in our car on Mon 26th Nov.We would like to schedule the time & place for the Hair cutting, Lord’s Darshan & darshan to all other required deities or places.Thanks for your time & asst:
    G Govindaiah

    • Dear Sir,

      1. On reaching Tirumala, please check-in cottage
      2. Tonsuring can be performed at Rambagicha guesthouse
      3. Next plan for Darshan
      After Darshan, please visit Sri Venugopala Swamy temple, Akasa Ganga, Papavinasanam , Chakra theertham, Sila thoranam, Srivari padalu. All these places are easily accessible.
      Please visit Sri Padmavathi devi temple, Tiruchanoor on reaching Tirupati.

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