Hyderabad to Sabarimala Distance

Hyderabad To Sabarimala

(Sabarimala To Hyderabad)

Hyderabad to Sabarimala distance is 1181 kms .

Sabarimala does not have a train station, and the nearest station is Kottayam, at a distance of 64 kms from Sabarimala.

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Travel from Hyderabad to Sabarimala–

There are many modes to travel to Sabarimala from Hyderabad. If you want to know how to reach Sabarimala from Hyderabad, there are many modes:-

By BusHyderabad to Sabarimala bus travel can be done easily as there is a bus every other hour from the city. But one has to take a bus first ot Vandiperiyar. Sabarimala can be reached from there in around 1 hour 30 minutes easily by bus. The time for travel is 21 hours and 30 minutes.

By TrainHyderabad to Sabarimala train travel has to be done by first travelling to Chengannur by train and then a taxi to the temple town. This travelling however, takes 30 hours.

By Flight –Hyderabad to Sabarimala flights are not present. Hyderabad to Sabarimala flight travel however can be done by travelling to Kochi and then hiring a taxi. Flights from Hyderabad to Kochi take 4 hours 30 minutes.

By Road – Hyderabad to Sabarimala distance is about 1180 kilometres. This means that Hyderabad to Sabarimala by road travel is tedious and long. Travelling from Hyderabad to Sabarimala by car is hard with a time of 17 hours 40 minutes but will be worth it at the end of the trip.


Located at the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Western Ghat mountain ranges of Pathanamthitta District, Sabarimala is one of the largest annual Hindu pilgrimages in the world.

Things to Do in Sabarimala:

Since it is religious spot, there are many sightseeing in Sabarimala. Tourists can visit holy places such as Malikkapuram temple, Poomkavam temple and check out Vavar Shrine. Malikkapuram temple is located just on the left to the Ayyapan temple and symbolises the relationship between Lord Ayyapan and Malikkapurathamma. One has to walk up to the Sannidhanam from the base camp. People who are unable to walk, special palanquin services such (Dolly) are provided. This will cost about Rs1000 plus tip charge. One can also hire farm donkeys and horses to be taken to Sannidhanam. There are no fancy shops or malls available in Sabarimala. Super markets and small spice shops can be found. Dainty little restaurants can be found of the way to Sabarimala which offers Kerala Cuisine, but its best to carry your own food. Coconut oil, rice, seafood is significant in Kerala cuisine and spices such a pepper, cloves, ginger are popular in this area. Alcohol is strictly prohibited in Sabarimala. This religious place is a calm alternative with respect to other cities.

Hotels in Sabarimala

With various, budget hotels available most of Sabarimala’s stays are found in Sabarimala town. The different hotels in Sabarimala can be booked online.

Travel by Train

Hyderabad ––› Kottayam
By Train 892 Km
Kottayam ––› Sabarimala
By Taxi 64 Km
Hyderabad to Kottayam by Train (892 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Hyd... Sab... M T W T F S S
17230 Sabari Exp Hyderabad Deccan Nampally 12:00 15:05 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
766 Hyb Qln Spl Hyderabad Deccan Nampally 13:00 19:30 N N N N N N N
766A Hyb Qln Spl Hyderabad Deccan Nampally 13:00 19:30 N N N N N N N
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Travel by Car/Taxi

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 11 9867
Chevrolet Tavera 11 9867
Tata Sumo 12 10764
Toyota Qualis 12 10764
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 10764
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