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

The historical site of Warangal is the second biggest town in Telangana. An erstwhile seat of the powerful and influential royal family of Kakatiya Dynasty, Warangal still exudes an air of old regal charm. The townscape is characterized by relics of ancient palaces, forts, monuments, and temples. 

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Why travel from Hyderabad to Warangal?

Warangal is also considered to be the cultural capital of Telangana. With history, art, and culture, Warangal merits a quick getaway and a trip back in time. You can easily do that from the nearest city of Hyderabad.

When you book a cab from Hyderabad to Warangal with Savaari, you can avail of a customizable trip plan, including your itinerary, budget, etc. Let us help you discover the best possible way to travel from Hyderabad to Warangal.

hyderabad to warangal by road

Traveling from Hyderabad to Warangal by Car

The road from Hyderabad to Warangal passes through the small towns and villages of east Telangana. You can enjoy an interesting ride through the rustic hinterlands when you book a cab with savaari car rentals. Along the way, you will cross towns like Raghunathapally, Bibinagar, Jaggaon, etc.

With your customizable Hyderabad to Warangal tour packages, you can stop by any of these places for a quick sightseeing tour or take a meal break or just step out and see the clean and green countryside.

Hyderabad to Warangal Roadtrip

Best Time to Visit

Warangal is a part of the Deccan Plateau which gives the town the same weather as its surrounding plateau regions. The summers are hot and humid and sometimes dry, with very high temperatures. The winters are however, the more comfortable months with pleasant days and cold nights. So, the months between autumn and spring are the best to explore Warangal and around.

Alternatively, you can also visit during the Sammakka-Sarakka Jatra or congregation festival that attracts more than 5 million people from around the state and neighboring states to visit and experience the cultural gathering.

Popular Routes from Hyderabad to Warangal

Route 1: Distance and Time Taken from Hyderabad to Warangal via NH 163

This is the shortest and the fastest route to travel from Hyderabad to Warangal. The Hyderabad to Warangal traffic on this route is also lighter and you can avoid road closures. The distance between Hyderabad and Warangal on this route is somewhere around 145 KM and takes roughly 3 hours. Always check live maps to instant traffic updates and check for the latest information on the road conditions from Hyderabad to Warangal.

Here’s a basic Hyderabad to Warangal roadmap for this route:

Hyderabad — Bibinagar — Bhongir — Pembarti — Raghunathapally — Ghanpur — Kazipet — Warangal
Hyderabad to Warangal via NH 163

Popular sights/monuments that you will encounter along this route:

  • Marri Chetti Picnic Spot, Peddakandukur – A plot of land with open fields and trees, offering serene views, great for picnic, meal breaks, or resting.
  • Mandalagudem waterfalls – A scenic waterfall off Fatehshapur village, surrounded by greenery, good for picnics, or a short hike around the area.
  • Khila Shahpur Fort, Quilesahpur – Relics of an old fort surrounded by ramparts, good for a short trek.
  • Boti Forest, Vanamala Kanaparti – A stretch of wooded areas off the main highway, good for day treks, picnics, or a rest stop.
  • Mango Farm, Rampur – A local farmland and mango orchards offering shaded areas for resting and picnics.
  • Rajavaram Lake, Ghanpur – A huge local waterbody popular for views of sunsets, also good for treks and hikes.
Boti Forest
Boti Forest

Places to eat along this route:

  • Sri Manjunadha Bhavan Udipi Hotel, Bhongir – Small local eatery serving vegetarian dishes and meal plates, good for lunch and breakfast, big groups.
  • Mi Restaurant, Yeshwanthapur – Standard highway side restaurant serving vegetarian and non-vegetarian Indian dishes, good for families, kid-friendly.
  • New Reddy Restaurant, Ghanpur – Highway side diner serving vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals, snacks, and beverages, good for lunch and dinner.
  • Khandhala Dhaba And Family Restaurant, Kazipet – Local family restaurant serving Indian and Chinese dishes, kid friendly, good for groups and late-night stops.

Hyderabad to Warangal Road Condition via route 1:

The road conditions from Hyderabad to Warangal on route 1 are excellent. It is the fastest route with light traffic, despite some tolls on the way, but there are no road closures.

Route 2: Distance and Time Taken from Hyderabad to Warangal via Hyderabad-Mancherial HWY

This is an alternative route for travelling from Hyderabad to Warangal. But this route is much longer and takes more time to travel than the previous route. There are also tolls on this route. The distance from Hyderabad to Warangal on this route is about 180 KM and takes about 4 and a half hours. Check for road closures or road work on this route before traveling on this route.

Here’s the basic route map from Hyderabad to Warangal along this route:

Hyderabad — Turkapally — Rimmanguda — Bacchanapet — Jangaon — Raghunathapally — Ghanpur — Kazipet — Warangal
Hyderabad to Warangal via Hyderabad-Mancherial Highway

Popular sights/monuments that you will encounter along this route:

  • India’s first biggest globe, Gajwel – A massive statue of a globe held in palms, this is a popular attraction for travelers on the way, good for photo ops.
  • Kondapochamma Sagar, Markook – A massive reservoir with embankments and walking promenade, popular for picnics and sunset views.
  • Khila Shahpur Fort, Quilesahpur – Relics of an old fort surrounded by ramparts, good for a short trek.
  • Boti Forest, Vanamala Kanaparti – A stretch of wooded areas off the main highway, good for day treks, picnics, or a rest stop.
  • Mango Farm, Rampur – A local farmland and mango orchards offering shaded areas for resting and picnics.
  • Rajavaram Lake, Ghanpur – A huge local waterbody popular for views of sunsets, also good for treks and hikes.
Rajavaram Lake
Rajavaram Lake

Places to eat along this route:

  • SS Royal Biryani House, Gajwel – Casual local restaurant specializing in Andhra style biryani and meat dishes, good for groups, late nights.
  • MCM Food Truck, Timmareddypally – Food truck serving quick meals and snacks, good for breakfast or quick bites.
  • New Reddy Restaurant, Ghanpur – Highway side diner serving vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals, snacks, and beverages, good for lunch and dinner.
  • Khandhala Dhaba And Family Restaurant, Kazipet – Local family restaurant serving Indian and Chinese dishes, kid friendly, good for groups and late-night stops.

Hyderabad to Warangal Road Condition via route 2:

The road conditions from Hyderabad to Warangal on route 2 are also good. It is a longer route with possibly heavy traffic, has some tolls on the way, and there may be some occasional roadwork on this route.

Hyderabad to Warangal Best Route

Both the above routes seem good for traveling from Hyderabad to Warangal, each with scenic sightseeing and interesting food options. However, the first route is shorter, faster and is used by most travelers, while the second route is much longer and takes more time. Hence, Route 1 seems to be the best option for traveling from Hyderabad to Warangal.

Other means of traveling from Hyderabad to Warangal

By Train

You can also travel from Hyderabad to Warangal by train. There are about 57 trains that travel regularly between these two cities. The fastest train is SECUNDERABAD – HAZRAT NIZAMUDDIN RAJDHANI EXP (22691), which takes only 1 hour and 38 minutes to reach Warangal.

For Hyderabad to Warangal train booking, you can visit any online travel portal or check the Indian Railways website to get the best deals. For the latest and most accurate information on Hyderabad to Warangal train timings, always check the timetables of IRCTC before you book.

You can also directly hire a car rental in Hyderabad to reach Warangal.

By Flight

There is no flight service between Hyderabad and Warangal. Although there is a defunct airport in Warangal, which is being rebuilt, currently, there is no connectivity. The nearest airport is in Hyderabad. Hence, the best way to travel from Hyderabad to Warangal is by road or railways.

You can also book a cab in Hyderabad to visit Warangal.

Attractions in Warangal for Sightseeing

Replete with exquisite architectural wonders, religious sites, and a scenic natural landscape, Warangal makes for an all-rounded holiday. Check out these popular sightseeing on your Warangal trip –

  • Warangal Fort – The most significant landmark of Telangana, the Warangal Fort is a classic example of architectural excellence and historic legacy. Built in the 12th century, by the Kakatiya kings, the edifice boasts ornamental gates and pillars.
  • The Thousand-Pillar Temple – An ancient temple nestled in the small town of Hanamkonda, the Thousand Pillar Temple has more architectural and historic significance
  • Kakatiya Rock Garden – An extension of the Warangal Fort, this is a site of relics turned into a public garden, displaying topiary, flowering plants and beautifully carved rock figures of animals.
  • Kakatiya Musical Garden – A local park with landscaped gardens and fountains with light and sound shows held every evening. There’s also an artificial lake with boating options and a huge waterfall on site.
  • Rayaparthy Shiva Temple – An 18th century temple dedicated to Shiva, known for its intricate carvings and stone architecture. You can also trek around the surrounding wooded areas and fields.
  • Pakhal Lake – The most famous lake of Warangal and a highlight of the town, the massive waterbody is surrounded by lush forests and rolling hills, offering stunning views and photo ops. Boating and picnicking options available. You can also visit the adjoining wildlife sanctuary.
  • Govindarajula Gutta – A small hillock surrounded by dense forests, this is a great place for treks, nature walks, and bird watching in winters. You can also climb up the hill to a small temple on top for great views of sunsets and panoramic views of the city below.

Hire a car rental in Warangal to visit these major tourist places.

Savaari Recommends – Popular Places to Eat in Warangal

  • AJ Family Restaurant, SH 3, Shambunipet
  • Arabian Knights, Jakotia Complex
  • The Mirchiesz, Sai Towers, MG Rd, Bank Colony
  • Kakatiyas Cuisine Family Restaurant, Warangal Fort, Kakatiya Kala Thoranam
  • Bayleaf Fine Dine Restaurant & Banquet Halls, Jakotia Complex

Book a taxi in Warangal to visit these major eateries.

Hotels and Resorts – Accommodation in Warangal

Hotel Name Address Phone Number
Hotel Grand Gayathri 49/A, 8-5, Station Rd, opposite Sunil Theater, Girmajipet, Warangal, Telangana 506002 07095019949
Papadams Blue Opp. Power Office Nakkalagutta, Hanamkonda, Warangal, Telangana 506001 NA
Hotel Thousand Pillars Kaloji Marg, Advocates Colony, Nakkala Gutta, Hanamkonda, Telangana 506001 09182056622
Haritha Kakatiya Hotel Main Road, Adalat Cir, Nakkala Gutta, Hanamkonda, Telangana 506001 09951022201
Hotel Ashoka Hotel Ashoka – Kakatiya Hotels Pvt. Ltd, 6-1-242, Main Rd, Hanamkonda, Telangana 506001 08702578491

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