To get to Tirupati, you need to follow the Sydenhams road and then the Basin bridge road that will lead to the Chennai Srikakulam highway. Then you will reach the Grand northern trunk road located in Vasuki Nagar. Once you get there, you need to continue forward along the Chennai Renigunta highway till you reach Block A. After you reach Block A, you will need to take the 4th Cross street till you reach the Erukkancheri high road. Then take the National Highway 16 till the Tirupati Bypass road. If you continue on the Tirupati Bypass road, you will reach the Tirupati Central railway station road. Book Meru's taxi services in Chennai for Local or Outstation rides. Get multiple car options with our Chennai Taxi- Hatchback, Sedan & SUV.
Tirupati is to the south of India, so the summers here are quite harsh. It would be best to avoid visiting Tirupati during the months of March to September because the climatic conditions here could get unbearable and you may have to deal with temperatures as high as 42 degrees. However, the harsh climate doesn't stop people from visiting the city and if you're planning to come here during these months then a smart thing to do would be to rent an air conditioned cab and travel in comfort. Also, always carry cool cotton clothes with you so you feel cool. Winters here are amazing and you will manage to make the most of your trip here during the months of November to February. The temperatures don't drop below 15 degrees so you will always feel comfortable and you won't lose out on too much energy either. The easiest and affordable option is to book outstation cabs Chennai.
There are a couple of routes that you can take from Chennai to Tirupati. While the route via Tirupati road is the fastest, the other routes are not that long. You can take the route via Tirupati road and National Highway 716 as well. If you want to avoid the Tirupati road completely, you can then take the National Highway 716. While the time difference is negligible on all three routes, the places to visit differ.
The three and a half hour journey from Chennai to Tirupati has some of the best roads in India and this is one comfortable ride to take.