One Bus from every two minutes intervel.
There are two roads between Tirupati and Tirumala, old road was laid in 1944, and is for vehicles returning from Tirumala. It is 19 km in length. The new road, which was opened in 1974, is for vehicles proceeding towards Tirumala.
Tirupati and Tirumala Bus fare
(I) For Adults - Rs. 45.00 per head
(II) For Children - Rs. 23.00 per head
You can save time by buying your Tirumala-Tirupati return tickets at Tirupati itself, tickets are valid for three days from the date of purchase and ticket-holders can board any of the APSRTC buses returning to Tirupati within these three days.
Rround the clock Bus Service.
During Brahmotsavam and on important occasions like New Year's Day in the frequency of one bus every minute.
Tirupati and Tirumala contract carriages
For the convenience of pilgrims arriving in groups, APSRTC provides contract carriages.
Each carriage or bus can be hired for Rs. 900.00. It seats 45 persons,the bus can either be booked then and there,
or reserved in advance.
At Tirupati there are four bus-stations located in different corners of the town.
• Sri Venkateswara Bus Station (SVBS): Pilgrims arriving by train can use SVBS, which is located just opposite the Tirupati Railway Station. Whenever trains arrive, buses are stationed right in front of the main gate of the railway station, for the convenience of pilgrims.
• Balaji Link Bus Station (BLBS): For the convenience of pilgrims arriving from Bangalore, BLBS is situated at Alipiri, at the foot of the hills. Here, there is ample space for parking tourist buses and vans.
• Sapthagiri Link Bus Station (SLBS): SLBS serves pilgrims who arrive from Chennai, Hyderabad and Vijayawada sectors. SLBS is located in the Central Bus Station Complex.
• Sri Padmavathi Bus Station (SPBS): SPBS is located at the rear of the Tirupati Railway Station, and caters mainly to the needs of pilgrims arriving in tourist buses.