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. Dear Kamal,

    Please May i know,Is any bus facility from Renigunta Aiport to Tirumala

    • Dear Ravikumar,

      There is no bus facility from Renigunta airport, it is only by private cab.

      Please let me know if you need more details.


  2. Hi,
    I’m planning to take 4pm darshan and come back on same day as I couldn’t manage accommodation. So at what time is the last bus from tirumala to tirupati.

    • Dear Nikilesh,

      If it is 4 pm Darshan slot, then you can complete darshan by 6:45 pm and 15 mins for Laddu Collection. You are good to start by 7:15 pm.
      Last bus to Tirupati is at 10:30 pm.


  3. We will be there at Tirupati by 5:45 PM, after dharshan of Alamelumangapuram we need to go to Tirumala. Could please clarify the last bus timings from Tirupati to Tirmula after 6 PM.

  4. how is the weather condition in tirumala ? can you please let me know?
    im planning to leave for tirumala tommorow with my grandmother

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