Tirupati to Rameshwaram
The distance between Tirupati and Rameshwaram is almost 750 km. The best way to travel, is to take the Rameshwaram Express train, which departs around 6:20 am and takes around 13 to 14 hours to reach Rameshwaram, sometime around 7:50 pm. It is better to rest in a hotel for the night and start off the next day, for sightseeing. It is also advisable to carry your own food on the train, as the food available, might be not be very hygienic.
Transport options from Tirupati to Rameshwaram
Tirupati to Rameshwaram By Train: Take a direct train from Tirupati Main Railway Station to Rameshwaram Railway Station that takes around 14 hours. Rameshwaram Railway Station is located at a distance of around 2 km from the city centre and can be reached by hiring a taxi or an auto-rickshaw. This mode of transport is ideal for families with kids, seniors and group travellers.
Tirupati to Rameshwaram By Car: Hire a cab from Tirupati to Rameshwaram, which takes around 11 hours. Approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges between INR10 and INR25, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families and group travellers.
Tirupati to Rameshwaram By Bus: Take a bus from Tirupati to Rameshwaram, which takes around 11 hours. Various Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) buses are available from Tirupati. Mandapam Bus Stand, located at a distance of around 17 km from the Rameshwaram city centre, is the nearest bus stop to Rameshwaram. The city centre can be reached by taking a bus or an auto-rickshaw. Travelling by bus is economical and recommended for individual travellers and backpackers.