Hyderabad to Kanchipuram

   Hyderabad to Kanchipuram Road Distance 644 km
   Hyderabad to Kanchipuram Aerial Distance 523 km
  Hyderabad to Kanchipuram Travel Time 11 hours 28 mins

How to reach Kanchipuram from Hyderabad

The Preferred Way of Travelling from Hyderabad to Kanchipuram

The road distance between Hyderabad and Kanchipuram is roughly 724 km, which can be a tedious drive. Thus, the most preferred way of reaching Kanchipuram from Hyderabad to board a flight at Hyderabad to Chennai and further take a taxi from Chennai to Kanchipuram. 

Knowing The Details

1. Hyderabad to Kanchipuram - Via Chennai
2. Hyderabad to Kanchipuram - Via Tirupati
3. Popular Routes to Kanchipuram
4. Popular Routes from Hyderabad
5. Places to Visit in Kanchipuram
6. Hotels in Kanchipuram

1. Hyderabad to Kanchipuram - Via Chennai

Hyderabad to Chennai - Via Flight

Kanchipuram is not well connected by air with the rest of the country. The nearest airport is Chennai International Airport (MAA) which is at a distance 65 km from Kanchipuram. Travelling from Hyderabad to Kanchipuram via Chennai is the most preferred and convenient way of covering the range of 654 km between the two cities. A lot of major airline companies like SpiceJet, Air Asia, and Air India have flights operating throughout the day on this route. You can explore the various options on Google flights and book the one that best suits your preferences. 
Duration of the Journey
A non-stop flight from Hyderabad to Chennai takes usually takes 1 hour 20 minutes to finish the trip while connecting flights can take 3 to 7 hours or more depending. 
Public Transport at the Chennai Airport
You can hail a shared cab at the airport or book a private taxi online from sites like Savaari to get around the city. Alternatively, you can hail a prepaid or yellow top cab. 

Hyderabad to Chennai - Via Train

The rail distance between Hyderabad and Chennai is 705 km. Two trains operate on this route. An ideal option for budget-travellers, the train journey from Hyderabad to Chennai usually takes 13 to 14 hours. Though a train ride on this route is not most convenient, it surely is an economical option.  
Available Train Options
1. Chennai Express
Departure - 16:50
Arrival - 05:55
Operates daily
Starting Station in Hyderabad: Hyderabad Decan (HYB)
Drop Station in Chennai: Chennai Central Railway Station (MAS)
Duration of journey: 13 hours 5 minutes
Sleeper - INR 405
3 Tier AC - INR 1070
2 Tier AC - INR 1520
1st Class AC - INR 2565

2. Charminar Express
Departure - 18:30
Arrival - 08:15
Operates daily
Starting Station in Hyderabad: Hyderabad Decan (HYB)
Drop Station in Chennai: Chennai Central Railway Station (MAS)
Duration of journey: 13 hours 45 minutes
Sleeper - INR 425
3 Tier AC - INR 1130
2 Tier Ac - INR 1610
1st Class AC - INR 2730
Preferable Local Transport from Chennai Station
There are plenty of transportation options at like local buses, auto-rickshaws and shared cabs available at the Chennai Central Railway Station.

Chennai to Kanchipuram - Via Cab/Self Drive

With multiple cab rental services available on this route, you can pick the one that suits your budget and journey preference. As Kanchipuram is not connected with other places by air or rail, taking a cab or taxi is the best way to cover the distance of 72.3 km. 
Route Options
Route 1: Chennai - Thirumazhisai - Sriperumbudur - Neervalur - Enathur - Kanchipuram (72.7 km)

Route 2: Chennai - Thandalam - Perungalathur - Walajabad - Nattapettai - Kanchipuram (83.2 km)
Road Conditions from Chennai to Kanchipuram
The road from Chennai to Kanchipuram is well-maintained and in good condition. You can sit back and enjoy a smooth and pleasant ride. 
Duration of Journey
The length of the trip will depend on the route taken, traffic conditions and the number of halts made. The shortest route usually takes 1 hour 32 minutes while the most extended way can take 1 hour 40 minutes to 2 hours to reach Kanchipuram. 
Approximate Cost
An AC 4-seater hatchback taxi can cost INR 1379 while an AC 4-seater sedan class taxi and AC 6-seater SUV can cost INR 1387 and INR 2666, respectively. 
Eating Options on the Way
  • Dindigul Thalappakatti
  • Sangeetha Veg
  • Khalsa Punjabi Dhaba
  • Bismi Multi Cuisine
  • Hotel Ajmeer
  • Jayam Mess
  • Hotel Kari Soru
  • Sadhana Cafe
  • Sri Shakthi Shanmuga Bhavan
Possible Stopovers on the Way
  • Chetpet Ecopark
  • Arulmigu Chelliamman Temple

Chennai to Kanchipuram - Via Bus

Multiple public operated by the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT) and private city buses run daily from Chennai to Kanchipuram. Some of the private bus operators offering service on this route are Vetri Travels and Metrolink Tours & Travels. 
Types of Buses Available
  • Non AC Sleeper
  • AC Sleeper (2+1)
Starting Points in Chennai
  • CMBT aka Koyembedu
  • Madhavaram
  • Kolathur 
  • Padi
  • Anna Nagar
  • Ashok Pillar
  • Poonamallee
  • Porur
Routes Taken
Route 1: Koyambedu - Poonthamalli - Sriprempdur - Kanchipuram

Route 2: Tambaram - Santorium - Pammal - Oragadam - Walajabad - Kanchipuram 
Bus Timings
The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation buses run at frequent intervals, while most of the private buses ply from Chennai to Kanchipuram from 21:00 to 23:30.  
Duration of the Journey
Usually, buses take anywhere between 1 hour to 3 hours to complete the trip from Chennai to Kanchipuram. The length of the tour may increase depending on the traffic and road conditions on the route. 
Generally, a bus fare on this route can cost you anywhere between INR 500 to INR 1100. The cost will depend on the bus operator and the type of seat you book. 
Typical Stop Points
  • Koyambedu 
  • Sriprempdur 
  • Oragadam 
Road Conditions from Chennai to Kanchipuram
The national highway connecting Chennai to Kanchipuram is in excellent condition with well-maintained road and plenty of gas stations in the way.

2. Hyderabad to Kanchipuram - Via Tirupati

Hyderabad to Tirupati - Via Flight

The aerial distance between Hyderabad and Tirupati is 558 km and taking a flight is the fastest and most convenient way to travel between the cities. Most of the prominent airlines like Indigo, Air India, and SpiceJet have multiple flights plying from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD) to Tirupati International Airport (TIR) throughout the day. 
Duration of the Journey
A non-stop flight from Hyderabad can take 1 to 3 hours to reach Tirupati while a connecting flight can take 6 hours or longer to reach the destination. 
Preferable Local Transport from Tirupati Airport
From Tirupati Airport, you can either take a prepaid taxi or book a cab online. 

Hyderabad to Tirupati - Via Train

Alternatively, you can take a train from Hyderabad to Tirupati. The rail distance between the two places is 661 km. Most of the railroads serving the route between the two locations take 12 to 15 hours to cover the range. While many trains originate from Hyderabad for Tirupati, few make intermediate stops at Hyderabad and Tirupati. 
Train Options Available
1. Sabari Express
Departure - 11:15
Arrival - 00:05
Service days - Monday to Sunday
Starting Station in Hyderabad: Hyderabad Decan (HYB)
Drop Station in Tirupati: Tirupati Railway Station (TPTY)
Duration of Journey: 12 hours 50 minutes
Sleeper - INR 360
3 AC - INR 980
2 AC - INR 1415

2. Narayanadri Express
Departure - 18:05
Arrival - 06:05
Service days - Monday to Sunday
Starting Station in Hyderabad: Secunderabad Junction (SC)
Drop Station in Tirupati: Tirupati Railway Station (TPTY)
Duration of Journey: 12 hours
Sleeper - INR 395
3 AC - INR 1040
2 AC - INR 1475
1st Class AC - INR 1475
Preferable Local Transport from Tirupati Station
From Tirupati Station, you can either take an online taxi, shared ca, local bus or auto-rickshaw. 

Hyderabad to Tirupati - Via Bus

A strong network of buses connects both Hyderabad and Tirupati. Tirupati is situated 557 km away from Hyderabad, and it takes 10 to 14 hours to cover the distance by bus. Nineteen bus companies operate on this route. Some of the major bus operators that offer service on this route are APSRTC, Orange Tours & Travels, JBT Travels, Meghana Travels, and Kaveri Travels. You can reserve a bus seat on any of the buses running on this route online from sites like RedBus and MakeMyTrip.
Types of Buses Available
  • AC Seater
  • AC Sleeper
  • Volvo AC Multi Axle Semi Sleeper
  • Super Luxury
Starting Points in Hyderabad
  • Beeramguda
  • Bhel
  • Central Bus Station
  • Shivarampalli
  • Chanda Nagar
  • Bharat Nagar
  • HMT
  • Moulali
Drop Points in Tirupati
  • R.T.C Bus Stand
  • Leela Mahal Circle
  • Srinivasam
Route Taken
Route 1: Hyderabad - Narketpally - Mirayalaguda - Addanki - Nellore - Gudur - Tirupati

Route 2: Hyderabad - Jadcherla - Mahbubnagar - Nandyal - Kadapa - Tirupati
Bus Timings
The first bus for Tirupati from Hyderabad departs at 17:45, while the last bus leaves at 23:25. 
Duration of the Journey
A bus may take anywhere from 10 to 14 hours to reach Tirupati from Hyderabad. At times, it could take longer to reach the destination if there is heavy traffic on the way. 
The fare for a bus ticket on this route can cost you anywhere between INR 651 to INR 1600. It depends on the type of bus and seats your book. 
Typical Stop Points
  • Kamepally
  • Narketpally
  • Nellore
  • Nandyal
Road Conditions
The road condition from Hyderabad to Tirupati is generally reasonable. There may be small patches of bad roads near small towns. 

Tirupati to Kanchipuram - Via Cab

Taking a cab or taxi is the most preferred way of reaching Kanchipuram from Tirupati. The road distance between these two places is 114 km. There are multiple local taxi operators like Nithya Cars and TirupatiCaars that offer taxi service on this route. Alternatively, you can book a taxi online from online booking sites like Savaari, MakeMyTrip, and Gozocabs. 
Route Options
Tirupati - Taduku - Nagari - Ponpadi - Arakkonam - Tirumalpur - Kanchipuram
Road Conditions from Tirupati to Kanchipuram
The favourable road conditions from Tirupati to Kanchipuram ensures a comfortable and pleasant journey. Both NH71 and NH48 are in top condition.
Duration of the Journey
2 hours, 45 minutes. The estimated travel time may increase if there is heavy traffic on the route. 
Approximate Cost
An AC/4 seater hatchback or sedan class taxi can cost you approximately INR 2400 while an AC/6 seater SUV can be booked for INR 5700. 
Eating Options On the Way
  • Manasa Food
  • Naidu Hotel
  • Ramdev Rajasthani Hotel
  • New Punjabi Dhaba Hotel
  • Hotel Sri Balaji Bhavan
  • Shere Punjabi Dhaba
  • Vijaya Bhavan Hotel
Possible Stopovers On the Way
  • Amman Temple
  • Chenchamma Temple
  • Gangamma Talli Temple
Other Alternatives To Reach Kanchipuram From Tirupati
(I) By Train 
You can board Nagarcoil Express that departs from Renigunta Junction (RU) at 10:05 and arrives at Kanchipuram Railway Station (CJ) on 12:18. The Renigunta Junction is located 10 km away from Tirupati. You can take a local bus from Tirupati Bus Stand to reach Renigunta Junction. 

(II) By Bus
Alternatively, you can board a State Express Transport Corporation bus from Tirupati to Kanchipuram. It takes 2 hours 10 minutes to reach Kanchipuram by this bus. There are no private bus companies that operate on this route.

Popular Routes to Kanchipuram

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Chennai to Kanchipuram 1 hour 51 mins 73.9 km
Bangalore to Kanchipuram 4 hours 25 mins 279 km
Hyderabad to Kanchipuram 11 hours 28 mins 644 km
Ernakulam to Kanchipuram 10 hours 9 mins 635 km
Pune to Kanchipuram 15 hours 57 mins 1,122 km
Mumbai to Kanchipuram 17 hours 57 mins 1,265 km

Popular Routes from Hyderabad

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Hyderabad to Goa 12 hours 30 mins 637 km
Hyderabad to Bangalore 8 hours 1 min 569 km
Hyderabad to Ooty 13 hours 40 mins 847 km
Hyderabad to Coorg 12 hours 38 mins 819 km
Hyderabad to Kodaikanal 15 hours 38 mins 1,033 km
Hyderabad to Shirdi 12 hours 17 mins 646 km

Top Hotels In Kanchipuram