Hyderabad to Vijayawada by Road – Distance, Time and Useful Travel Information

The town of Vijayawada remains a wonderful destination, offering travel options in nature, historic, or religious exploration. If you are looking for a healthy mix of urban environment and ancient traditions, then Vijayawada is where you might want to be. And being an urban settlement, it makes for a quick change of scenery from the nearest metro city of Hyderabad, yet not making you feel away from civilization.

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Why travel from Hyderabad to Vijayawada?

When you book a cab with Savaari, you can have a road trip from Hyderabad to Vijayawada. With our completely customizable travel options, you can enjoy a comfortable ride, while making your journey interesting at the same time.

Hyderabad to Vijayawada by road

Travelling from Hyderabad to Vijayawada by car

Driving from Hyderabad to Vijayawada is one of the best ways to travel from the big city to the smaller one. The road from Hyderabad to Vijayawada goes through suburbs and small towns of Telangana and the hinterlands of Andhra Pradesh, with interesting nature and tourist hot spots along the way. With our completely customizable Hyderabad to Vijayawada trip packages, you can stop at any of these places and do a quick sightseeing.

Let us help you discover the best routes so you can plan an exciting trip from Hyderabad to Vijayawada by car.

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Best time to take a road trip from Hyderabad to Vijayawada by car

The best time to visit Hyderabad to Vijayawada by car is in the winters, especially the months after the rains and through early spring. The summers are unbearably hot and humid, and not very conducive to explore the outdoors. The monsoons are quite lovely and inviting, but could get overwhelming in case of heavy rainfall.

Route 1: Distance and Time taken from Hyderabad to Vijayawada via NH 65

Hyderabad to Vijayawada distance Via NH 65

The Hyderabad to Vijayawada distance via this route is approximately 275 KM and takes about five hours to travel. Before you travel, always check for traffic updates and use live maps to get the real-time information on Hyderabad to Vijayawada road condition.

Hyderabad to Vijayawada Road conditions Via NH 65

This is the shortest, fastest, and the most recommended route to travel from Hyderabad to Vijayawada. Most tourists and regular travelers use this route, since the Hyderabad to Vijayawada traffic is also not heavy on this highway. Here’s a basic Hyderabad to Vijayawada road map for this route:

Hyderabad — Choutuppal — Suryapet — Kodad — Nandigama — Vijayawada
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Popular places along the way:

  • Wings Bird Park, Ramoji Film City – A natural enclave housing different species of avifauna, good for bird watching in winter and post-monsoon. 
  • Kondapalli Fort, Kondapalli – A historic site with ruins of an ancient fort, good for a quick detour and a short trek. 
  • Kondapalli Reserve Forest – An expansive forested area with waterfalls, lakes, and hiking trails, good for a day trek and drive-through.
  • Mallikarjuna Swamy Devasthanam – A famous religious site and pilgrim center on NH 65, just before entering the town of Vijayawada.
Kondapalli Fort
Kondapalli Fort

Places to eat on this route:

  • N Grill Restaurant, Nalgonda – Local, casual diner serving grilled dishes, multi-cuisines meals, good for family and kids-friendly. 
  • 7 Food Court, Suryapet – Standard highway side food court with local and chain restaurants, serving different kinds of meals, snacks, beverages, good for a quick stop. 
  • Hotel Murali Krishna, Kanchikacherla – Local diner serving vegetarian and traditional South Indian meals and snacks, good for a quick stop.
  • Bharatheeyam Food For Body And Mind Restaurant, Paritala – Themed local restaurant serving healthy and alternative food options, good for family and kids.

Route 2: Distance and Time taken from Hyderabad to Vijayawada via NH 365B & NH 65

Hyderabad to Vijayawada distance Via NH 365B & NH 65

The Hyderabad to Vijayawada distance via this route is approximately 320 KM and takes over six hours to travel. Before you travel, always check for traffic updates and use live maps to get the real-time information on Hyderabad to Vijayawada road condition.

Hyderabad to Vijayawada road conditions Via NH 365B & NH 65

This is the alternative route to travel from Hyderabad to Vijayawada. But this is a slightly longer road and takes an hour more than the previous one. However, there are more sightseeing options on this route. Here’s a basic Hyderabad to Vijayawada road map for this route:

Hyderabad — Bhongir — Jangaon — Suryapet — Kodad — Nandigama — Vijayawada
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Popular places along the way:

  • Bhagyanagar Nandanavanam Park, Peerzadiguda – A conserved forested area housing deer and peacocks, with scenic trails and a canopy walkway. 
  • Bhongir Fort, Bhongir – Site of an 11th century hill fort, with ruins but offers great views and day hikes. 
  • Kunda Satyanarayana Kaladhamam, Bhongir – A local museum dedicated to Indian mythology featuring large replicas of important Hindu temples.
  • Kondapalli Fort, Kondapalli – A historic site with ruins of an ancient fort, good for a quick detour and a short trek. 
  • Kondapalli Reserve Forest – An expansive forested area with waterfalls, lakes, and hiking trails, good for a day trek and drive-through.

Places to eat on this route:

  • Paradise Food Court, Peerzadiguda – Standard highway side food court, serving multi-cuisine food and several meal options, good for quick stops.
  • 7 Food Court, Suryapet – Standard highway side food court with local and chain restaurants, serving different kinds of meals, snacks, beverages, good for a quick stop. 
  • Hotel Murali Krishna, Kanchikacherla – Local diner serving vegetarian and traditional South Indian meals and snacks, good for a quick stop.
  • Bharatheeyam Food For Body And Mind Restaurant, Paritala – Themed local restaurant serving healthy and alternative food options, good for family and kids.

Hyderabad to Vijayawada Best Route

While you can take any of the two routes, we recommend Route 1 Via NH 65. The road conditions are excellent and the time taken is less. However, it is advisable to check live traffic updates before leaving for your trip.

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Other means of traveling from Hyderabad to Vijayawada

You can also travel from Hyderabad to Vijayawada by trains or flights. 

How to Reach Vijayawada by Train 

You can also cover Hyderabad to Vijayawada distance by train. As of now, there are 26 trains that run between these two destinations, of which 15 are daily trains. The fastest train is VSKP DURONTO EXPRESS (22204) which takes about five hours.

For Hyderabad to Vijayawada train booking, you can visit the Indian Railways website or check with any online travel portal to get the best deals. The train time from Hyderabad to Vijayawada can vary from five to six hours, depending on which train you take. For the most updated Hyderabad to Vijayawada train timings, always check the latest timetables of IRCTC, before booking.

How to Reach Vijayawada by Flight

You can also take a flight from Hyderabad to Vijayawada. The city is served by Vijayawada International Airport (VGA). You can book a convenient Vijayawada airport cab for a hassle free journey to your destination.

For your Hyderabad to Vijayawada flight booking, visit any online travel portal or airline website. It takes about one to two hours and costs between INR 2000 to 6000 to fly from Hyderabad to Vijayawada.

Explore Vijayawada Like a Local: A Handy Guide

The third largest city of Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada is known for its historic charm with a touch of religious heritage. With rivers, hills, and ancient monuments, the city is a splendid showcase of nature, culture, and history. A trip to Vijayawada means enjoying and exploring its refreshing landscape, ancient marvels, magnificent water bodies, and delicious local food in the ‘Place of Victory’. With our tips and suggestions, explore these places and make your Vijayawada tour truly interesting.

Attractions in Vijayawada for Sightseeing

Start with a tour of the famous ancient caves – the 7th century Undavalli Caves and the 5th-century Mogalarajapuram Caves. Also visit the famous shrine of Goddess Durga at the Kanaka Durga Temple, built in ornate Dravidian architecture or the Gunadala Matha Shrine at St. Mary’s Church nestled in the hills of Krishna District. This sacred site is a center of festivities during the Annual Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. Spend a day at the Bhavani Island on the Krishna River, known for water sports and day picnics, or island stay.

For time in lush, natural surroundings, walk the trails of lndrakeeladri Hills. You can also head to Amaravathi, right outside the city center and explore the sacred pilgrim center for Buddhists. It has a 2000-year-old monastery built by Acharya Nagarjuna. You can hire a car rental in Vijayawada to visit all these major attractions for a memorable trip.

Vijayawada’s food scene is primarily dominated by local and ethnic flavors of Andhra Pradesh but you can also find a touch of other national cuisines and some international ones.

When in Vijayawada, these are the some of the best places to sample its flavors –

  • Minerva Grand Restaurant, Hotel Minerva Grand, 5th Floor, Terrace Garden, 40-7-11C, Opp. PVP Mall, MG Rd, Sidhartha Nagar, Labbipet
  • Sarovar Mess, 26-3-44, Nageswara Rao Pantulu Rd, Near Shanthi Theatre, Gandhi Nagar
  • Brew Buzz, 59-7/9 Babu Textiles Road, 1st Ln, opp. LEPL Project Office
  • DV Manor, 40-1-47, MG Rd, Revenue Colony Park, Sriram Nagar, Labbipet
  • Heera Fusion Restaurant, D.No.54-20/8-6 Vivekananda Statue Road, Bharathi Nagar

Hotels and resorts – Accommodation in Vijayawada

Hotel Name Address
Hotel Minerva Grand Vijayawada MG Rd, Behind Kalanikethan, Mogalrajapuram, Sidhartha Nagar, Labbipet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520010 PH: 0866 667 8888
Novotel Vijayawada Varun Near Benz Circle, Bharathi Nagar, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520008 PH: 0866 668 8999
TruffleStays – Villa Belmont Shyam Nagar, Sri Natrajan Guljar Road (Tikkle road, MG Rd, behind Seshasai Kalyana Vedika, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520010 PH: 093927 76666
Haian – An Olive Tree Hotel – Hotel in Vijayawada 39-1-39, Opp Taj Gateway Labbipet, MG Rd, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520008 PH: 0866 249 9393
KVR Capitol Suites 59A, 16-1/5, Teachers Colony Rd, Patamata, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520008 PH: 094927 67878

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