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. Dera Kamal sir namaskaaram. As i am coming on 14 nov we need to carry some sweaters n blankets to stay in tirumala n will i be allowed for darshanam. How is the climate there??

    • Dear Sir,

      Weather is good with little rain. While going for Darshan, you can deposit your belongings at Pilgrims Amenities Center. PAcs will have free locker facility, locker will allotted by paying caution deposit Rs.500, this amount will be refunded when key is returned.

      Even if you carry thru Darshan, it is not a problem.

      Please let me know if you need more details.


  2. Dear Sir, we got dharshanam time slot of 3 pm tomorrow. Please let us know how much it will take for completing the dharshan. Also when is the last bus from tirumala to tirupathi.

  3. Dear Kamal, As we are coming to tirumala on Dec 25th with family members, can you please let me know regarding how is the weather condition? We got dharshanam time slot by 5:45pm so, do we need to carry any accessories with us? How about the crowd for this month or this week?

    • Dear Vimal,

      Day time it is sunny , in the evenings temperature is reducing gradually so please carry sweaters.
      Crowd is high as 21st and 22nd dec is vaikunta ekadasi and dwadasi.

      If you have already booked Rs.300 tickets online at ttdsevaonline then you are good to continue with darshan.

      Please let me know if you need more details.


  4. we are coming to tirumala on 27.12.2015, any special darshan for below one year baby along with mother and father.

    • Dear Prasad,

      Current crowd is high, it would nice to have darshan anytime after 3rd jan. If you still want to go ahead with darshan, then waiting will be 4 hours.


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