Details on Train, Bus and Road Trip to Hampi from Hyderabad.
Hampi is about 380km southwest of Hyderabad.
The fastest train takes about 9 hours and the slowest, about 14 hours. Road trip should take anything from 7½ to 8½ hours.
See below on how to travel to Hampi by Train or Bus. Also driving directions and road conditions details are added, if you planing to do a road trip to Hampi.
Two trains - The Hyderabad-Kolhapur Express (Train No:11303) and Hyderabad - Vasco/Hubli Express (Train No:17603) - run daily via Hospet Junction.
Hospet Jn (HPT), now renamed at Hosapete, is the nearest railway station for Hampi (14km from the Hampi village).
On Thursdays you have one more train, the Goa bound Hyderabad Vasco Da Gama express (Train No. 17021). This train too stops at Hospet Jn.
Vasco Da Gama Express is day train to Hospet, the other two daily expresses are overnight trains from Hyderabad to Hospet.
Train No17021 and Train No 11303 starts from Hyderabad Deccan station (HYB) ; Train No 17603 from Kacheguda (KCG).
The Kacheguda - Vasco/Hubli Express (Train No:17603) is a 'slip route' train, meaning some coaches of this train is attached to another train heading in the Hospet direction.
You may find the train name different - Amaravati Express (Train No. 17226) and Howrah Express (Train No.18048) - while booking the return journey from Hospet (HPT).
See more on how the select the right train to travel and also other train journey options to travel by train from Hyderabad to Hampi.
Hyderebad → 110km → Mehabub Nagar → 107km → Raichur → 85km → Sindhanur → 50km → Gangavathi
Once reached Gangavathi, make the suitable diversions to your final destination.
Diversion 1: Gangavathi → 10km → Anegondi
Diversion 2: Gangavathi → 16km → Virupapur Gadde
Diversion 3: Gangavathi → 12km → Bukkasagara → 8km → Kamalapura → 4km → Hampi
The road trip should take 7½ to 8½ hours to reach Hampi. See details like routemap, road and driving conditions on driving direction to Hampi from Hyderabad.
KSRTC operates many daily services (7 to 10 hours travel time) from Hyderabad to Shimoga, via Hospet. Types range from Airavat (luxury Volvo bus) to Sarige type (express).
Most of these buses travel via Raichur and Gangavathi before reaching Hospet. Get down at Kamalapura Village that will appear after Gangavathi and before Hospet.
Check with SRE Travels. They operate daily overnight AC Sleeper bus (Volvo) service to Hospet from Hyderabad.
Or, if your hotel is the KSTDC Mayura Bhuvaneswari or Clarks Inn, both at Kamalapura, you can walk to the hotel from the highway side where the bus dropped you.
If your hotel is at Hospet town, getdown at the bus station area in Hospet.
Bus fares are around ₹500 for nonA/c and ₹800 for AC (Volvo type) ticket.
See also How to reach Hampi for other travel options.
Note: Check with the respective official sources for updated schedules, as the timings might have changed and not updated here.
How to reach Hampi ?
Your gateway town to Hampi is Hospet , bustling town located very close to the Hampi village. This is the major travel hub from where you can get the travel connections as well as a variety of hotel options.
Amaravati Express (Train No.18047 / 18048 ) is a cross-country train that connects east India to the west. That is, Goa (Vasco-da-Gama) in the west coast with Howrah Junction in the east. This train travels via Hospet Junction, the nearest railway station for Hampi. Those coming from the eastern parts of India to Hampi, this is a suitable train. The train covers its 2155 kilometers (1340 miles) journey in 2 days.