How to reach
Srikalahasti From Tirupati (via Renigunta):
The distance between Tirupati and Sri kalahasti is just about 35 km, which is a matter of 1
If you are planning to go by your own vehicle
it’s much easier, otherwise from Tirupati bus stand you can avail a non-stop
bus for every 10 Minutes. Board them and it directly drops you in front of
Srikalahasti temple (Fare is approx 45/- per head).
People around are happier to help you with the directions
through this route. If you are from some other state or country try finding the
people who would know English and that would help.
From Chennai: (Via
Tada, Sullurpeta/Varadaya Palem):
Plenty of direct buses available from Koymabedu and
Madhavaram terminus to srikalahasti. Fare costs approximately 200/- per person.
This journey is around 4 hours.
If you find the right superfast trains (express, local
trains), its cheaper and easier to reach Srikalahasti via Nayudupeta. You need
to get down at Naidupeta and plenty of buses available to srikalahasti from
here. Moreover, Naidupeta railway station and bus stations are beside each
other (100 mts).
This journey is around 2:15 hrs. and bus journey being 40
And from srikalahasti bus terminus, Auto service available
at really cheap prices. 20/- per person.
Trains also run from Chennai to Tirupathi, through which you
can reach Renigunta and from there 30 minutes of bus Journey as mentioned above
in ‘how to reach from Tirupathi’. However, this route is longer than nayudupeta
one. Neverthless, this should be comfortable too if you catch the specific
day’s superfast train.
The bus drops you right in front of the temple and there are
plenty of good hotels in the street across it.
This train journey is around 3 hrs plus bus journey being
How to Reach
SriKalahasti from Hyderabad :
There are couple of trains directly reaching the temple town
Narayanadri Express, Padmavathi Express, Krishna Express(Day
train). The sleeper fare is 400/- each.
You have free bus to temple once you step out from the
station. They directly drop you at temple steps.
Besides train, there are good number of RTC and Private
services from anywhere in hyderabad via LB Nagar.
Via Kurnool, Cudapah:
Good number of RTC and Private services from anywhere in
hyderabad via Shamshabad.
Trains namely Venkatadri, Rayalaseema express, Tirupati
Express are avaialable till Tirupati from secunderabad and Nampally. Then
please refer to the first section on how to reach fom Tirupati.
Flight to Tirupati
Good news for those who want to save time is, we have
flights to Renigunta from Rajiv Gandhi International airport during early hours
of morning. Fares vary as this service generally charges on dynamic pricing
How to reach
SriKalahasti from Banglore:
Seshadri Express is the only direct train to the temple
town. The travel time is approximately 7 hrs through this channel. And distance
is 336 Kms.
Fare around Rs 220-250.
Also there are direct buses run by state transport which
reach to Srikalahasti via Tirupati. The travel time is around 7 hrs. and fare
being Rs. 500-550.
You can reach by road in less than 6 hours if you have the
same travelled by Car.
Again Flight options can be choosed that arrives to Tirupati
airport. You can avail cabs directly to the temple town from airport.
Pilgrims from the Rest
of the world would need to connect any of the the nearest airports like
Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and connect to the points through the desired channels to reach
this Divine destination.