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

If you are looking for a healthy mix of a modern metro environment and ancient traditions, then Hyderabad is where you might want to be. The capital city of the Telangana state, Hyderabad is strategically located, making for a center point for many interesting travel hotspots in the region. So, if you are looking for a quick getaway from Vijayawada, the best thing to do is to book a car and have a road trip.

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Why travel from Vijayawada to Hyderabad?

When you book a cab with Savaari, you can do more than just a regular road trip. With our completely customizable travel options, you can enjoy a comfortable ride, while making your journey interesting at the same time.

Traveling from Vijayawada to Hyderabad by car

Driving from Vijayawada to Hyderabad is one of the best ways to travel from a smaller city to a bigger one. The road from Vijayawada to Hyderabad goes through suburbs and small towns of Andhra Pradesh and into the capital city region of Andhra Pradesh, with fascinating nature and tourist spots along the way. With our completely customizable Vijayawada to Hyderabad 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 Vijayawada to Hyderabad by road.

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

Being landlocked and sitting in the heart of the Deccan Plateau, Hyderabad experiences a hot and humid climate most parts of the year. The summers can get hot and humid if you are planning a lot of outdoor trips. The best time to visit Vijayawada to Hyderabad by car is in the winter months. The temperature remains comfortable, making it perfect to explore as much as you want.

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

Vijayawada to Hyderabad distance Via -NH 65

This is the shortest, fastest, and the most recommended route to travel from Vijayawada to Hyderabad. Most tourists and regular travelers use this route, since the Vijayawada to Hyderabad traffic is also not heavy on this highway. The Vijayawada to Hyderabad 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 Vijayawada to Hyderabad road condition.

Vijayawada to Hyderabad road conditions Via -NH 65

Here’s a basic Vijayawada to Hyderabad road map for this route:

Vijayawada — Nandigama — Kodad — Suryapet — Choutuppal — Hyderabad

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Vijayawada to Hyderabad distance Via -NH 65

Vital Statistics – Distance, Time & Highway Quality

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Popular places along the way:

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

Places to eat on this route:

  • Bharatheeyam Food For Body And Mind Restaurant, Paritala – Themed local restaurant serving healthy and alternative food options, good for family and kids. 
  • Hotel Murali Krishna, Kanchikacherla – Local diner serving vegetarian and traditional South Indian meals and snacks, good for a quick stop.
  • 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. 
  • N Grill Restaurant, Nalgonda – Local, casual diner serving grilled dishes, multi-cuisines meals, good for family and kids-friendly.

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

Vijayawada to Hyderabad distance Via – NH 65 & NH 365B

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

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

Here’s a basic Vijayawada to Hyderabad road map for this route:

Vijayawada — Nandigama — Kodad — Bhongir — Suryapet — Jangaon — Hyderabad

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Vijayawada to Hyderabad distance Via - NH 65 & NH 365B

Vital Statistics – Distance, Time & Highway Quality

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Popular places along the way:

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

Places to eat on this route:

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

Vijayawada to Hyderabad 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.

Book a cab from Vijayawada to Hyderabad

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Other means of traveling from Vijayawada to Hyderabad

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

How to Reach Hyderabad By Train 

You can also cover Vijayawada to Hyderabad 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 CCT SC SPL (02775) which takes about five hours.

For Vijayawada to Hyderabad 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 Vijayawada to Hyderabad can vary from five to six hours, depending on which train you take. For the most updated Vijayawada to Hyderabad train timings, always check the latest timetables of IRCTC, before booking.

How to Reach Hyderabad By Flight

You can also take a flight from Vijayawada to Hyderabad. Hyderabad is served by Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD). You can book a convenient Hyderabad airport taxi for a hassle-free journey to your destination.

For your Vijayawada to Hyderabad flight booking, visit any online travel portal or airline website. It takes about one to two hours and costs between INR 2000 to 5000 to fly from Vijayawada to Hyderabad.

Explore Hyderabad Like a Local: A Handy Guide

A land of the Nizams, the city of Hyderabad still holds on its ancient royalty, heritage, and all things regal. But the city is more than its historical architecture and antique vibes. The modern-day Hyderabad paints a very different picture of what this metro is all about. If there are historic monuments and Mughal era palaces on one side, there are swanky, glass edifices, and creative contemporary constructions towering over its history. With our tips and suggestions, you can discover how Hyderabad’s old-world charm and the technology revolution have come together and made this southern capital an exceptional experience.

Attractions in Hyderabad for Sightseeing

Golconda Fort is an important historical structure in Hyderabad. Witness the Sound & Light show that brings alive the grandeur of this time-worn monument. Located in the heart of the city, the Char Minar too makes for a must-visit sight. Ramoji Film City makes its way to every traveler’s list. While it is said to be haunted, its magical theme around cinema attracts the highest number of visitors every year.

Another tourist destination that cannot be missed is the Hussain Sagar Lake. One of the largest man-made lakes in India, Hussain Sagar has been adding to Hyderabad and Secunderabad’s beauty since 1562. Some other places that showcase the regal beauty of Hyderabad are Mecca Masjid, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Sri Jagannath Temple and Birla Mandir Salar Jung Museum.

Hyderabad is known for its rich culinary legacy, influenced by the Nizams and Nawabs of the Mughal era. The city’s gastronomic fare is heavily dominated by traditional flavors, you can also find a lot of modern touch to Hyderabadi cuisine today.

These are some of the best places to sample the local flavors of Hyderabad –

  • Okra, Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre, Tank Bund Road, opposite to Hussain Sagar Lake
  • Tatva, Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre, Tank Bund Road, opposite to Hussain Sagar Lake
  • Jewel of Nizam – The Minar, The Golkonda Resort, Gandipet
  • Tre-Forni Bar & Restaurant, Road Number 2, Sri Nagar Colony, Kamalapuri Colony, Banjara Hills
  • Bidri, Ground Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre Hussain Sagar Lake, Tank Bund Rd, Secunderabad

Hotels and resorts – Accommodation in Hyderabad

Hotel Name Address
Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad Engine Bowli, Falaknuma, Hyderabad, Telangana 500053 PH: 040 6629 8585
Mrugavani Resort and Spa National Deer Park, Chilkur Balaji Temple Rd, opp. Mrugavani, Hyderabad, Telangana 500075 PH: 083339 22955
Le Meridien Hyderabad Plot No, 132, Gachibowli – Miyapur Rd, Jayabheri Enclave, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana 500032 PH: 040 4286 5550
The Golkonda Resorts & Spa Sagar Mahal Complex, Near, Osman Sagar Lake, Gandipet, Telangana 500075 PH: 040 3069 6969
Ananya Eco Resorts 2/B, High Court Colony, Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad, Telangana 500070 PH: 095423 53535

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