The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) runs a regular bus service bet frequency of just two minutes. Ghat road remains closed between 12 midnight and 3 a.m.
For a safe journey to Tirumala, it is recommended that you travel by APSRTC buses only. They have well-maintained vehicles that are fitted with power steering equipment and driven by experienced drivers.
At Tirupati, there are four bus-stations located in different places :
Sri Venkateswara Bus Station (SVBS): Pilgrims arriving by train use this. It is located just opposite the Tirupati Railway Station.
Balaji Link Bus Station (BLBS) is located at the foot of the hill which is near Alipiri.
Sapthagiri Link Bus Station (SLBS): Pilgrims arriving from buses from other places can use this. It is located in the Central Bus Station Complex.
Sri Padmavathi Bus Station (SPBS): It is located at the rear of the Tirupati Railway Station.
APSRTC also runs direct buses from Renigunta Railway Station and Tirupati Airport to Tirumala regularly.
BUS FARE TO TIRUMALA FROM TIRUPATI
|For Adults (One Way)||Rs.65|
|For Children (One Way)||Rs.40|
|For Adults (Two Way)||Rs.130|
|For Children (Two Way)||Rs.80|
Pilgrims can save time and money by purchasing return journey tickets at Tirupati itself. These tickets are valid for three days from the date of purchase. For details: Ph.0877-2263142