Haripriya Express (Train No: 17415/17416) and Rayalaseema Express (Train No 17429 /17430 ) are a pair of trains that connects Hampi (Hospet Jn) with Hyderabad , Tirupati and C. Shahu Mharaj Terminus (Kholapur ). The route bifurcates at Guntakal Junction.


The coaches heading towards Hyderabad and Tirupati are separated at Guntakal Jn and connected to the trains heading to the respective destinations.

However if you are having the direct reserved ticket to your destination, you won’t notice the changeover, except the delay at this station. Generally you won’t even notice this delay as the trains reach Guntakal during the midnight and re-attaches your coaches.

Those who are coming from Chennai to Hampi , can catch the train from Renigunta Jn.(RU) That is arrive at Renigunta Jn from Chennain & catch the Rayalaseema Express (T. No 17430). There are many trains that ply along the Chennai – Renigunta route.

Those arriving from Hyderabad direction can plan for the Rayalaseema (7429) express. Like mentioned earlier, at Guntakal Jn. this train bifurcates, a part goes to Tirupati & the rest head towards C. Shahu Mharaj Terminus via Hosptet Jn.

A set of train timetable is attached below. For the sake of understanding the route plan is also shown. Please note that only some major stations en route are listed. The full details can be had by searching the Indian Railway’s site www.indianrail.gov.in using the train number and other details. The Station Codes given against each station name could be a handy detail when you search & book trains online at the railway’s reservation website www.irctc.co.in

Fares in Indian Rupees (approximate conversion in US Dollar.)
Hyderabad – Hospet : 2AC – Rs 871 (USD 22 ) ; Sleeper Class – Rs232 (USD 6 )
Renigunta –Hospet : 2AC – Rs 690 (USD 17 ) ; 3AC – Rs 514 (USD 13 ) ; Sleeper Class Rs 194 ( USD 5 )
C. Shahu Mharaj T. – Hospet : 2AC –Rs 749 (USD 19 ) ; Sleeper Class –Rs 206 ( USD 5)

See aslo the Amaravati Express ( Vasco Da Gama - Hospet - Howrah ) and Hampi Express (Hubli - Hospet - Bangalore)

Please note that the train details given here could be changed. For the current & accurate updates checkup with the Indian Railways website www.indianrail.gov.in

Haripriya Express route

Haripriya Express connects Tirupati with Kolhapur. Try this train to travel from Chennai to Hampi

Haripriya Express connects Tirupati with Kolhapur. Try this train to travel from Chennai to Hampi


Amaravati Express

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.


There are many train connections between Bangalore and Hospet. Hampi express is the most popular.

Bangalore to Hampi by Train

There are 5 trains to Hampi (Hospet), from Bangalore. Two of them are daily trains: Hampi Express (Train No 16592) and Hospet Passenger (Train No: 56909).

Bangalore to Hospet Passenger Train

Possibly the cheapest (and slowest!) means to reach Hospet from Bangalore.The Hospet Passenger (Train No: 56908/56909) leaves Bangalore City Jn (SBC) by 10.15 PM and reaches Hospet Jn by 12.40 noon the next day, making it a 15 hour journey.

Garib Nawaz Express

Garib Nawaz Express (Train No: 16531 / 16532) is a long distance train that links the north, west and south India.This weekly train starts from Ajmer in Rajasthan and terminates at Bangalore city Jn in Karnataka.


Hampi Express in Hospet Railway Station

Hampi Express

Hampi Express is a greatly popular travel option for those traveling between Bangalore/ Mysore and Hampi.There are quite a few reasons for its popularity.


Hyderabad to Hampi

Hyderabad to Hampi by train:  There are a couple of Express trains connect Hospet with Hyderabad with Hospet.Try Hyderabad-Kolhapur Express (Train No:11303 / 11304) which takes about 12 hours between Hospet and Hyderabad.


Trains via Guntakal

Guntakal Junction (Station Code : GTL) in Andhrapradesh is an important railway junction.The busy railway route connecting the southern cities with the northern and central cities pass through Guntakal Junction.