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How to get from Hyderabad Airport to Hyderabad Railway Station

Hyderabad Deccan Railway Station is the main train station in the city. It’s located in Nampally and there are 6 different platforms that make up this one-way terminus. Small local and larger cross-country trains leave Hyderabad Deccan Railway Station, making it an important transportation hub.

There are two modes of transportation to take from Hyderabad airport to the railway station; taxi or bus. Taking a Hyderabad airport taxi is the only direct option, it takes just 35 minutes to reach the Hyderabad railway station and costs around €12 (INR 950). The bus, on the other hand, isn’t direct, so it will take at least 1 hour and 40 minutes to reach the railway station and will cost approximately €4 (INR 330) one-way.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €12 35min 24/7
Bus €8 100min 06:00–23:00

How to get from Hyderabad Airport to Hyderabad Railway Station by Taxi

The quickest and only direct way to travel from Hyderabad airport to the railway station is by taking a Hyderabad airport taxi. The door-to-door journey time is just 35 minutes and the cost will be around €12 (INR 950), making it very affordable.

Cost of a taxi from Hyderabad Airport to the Railway Station

Depending on whether you choose to take a radio taxi or pre-paid taxi, the cost of your journey from Hyderabad airport to Hyderabad railway station may differ. The radio taxis use a taximeter, while the pre-paid taxis offer a fixed rate fare based on your destination. However, the average cost for the journey to Hyderabad railway station will be €12 (INR 950).

Cost

€12 (INR 950)

Trip Duration

35 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 outside of Hyderabad Airport.

Where do I find a taxi at Hyderabad Airport?

Taxis can easily be found just outside of the arrivals hall at Hyderabad Airport. Just be sure to check if you’re taking a radio taxi or pre-paid taxi before getting in.

Convenience

By far the most convenient and stress-free way to travel from Hyderabad airport to the railway station is by taking a taxi. The journey time is a quick 35 minutes, and you won’t have to worry about making any changes or navigating multiple forms of public transportation.

Editor’s Note

Taking a taxi is not only reliable and fast, but it's also very affordable. Taxis in India are some of the most affordable in the world, so even if you're travelling on a budget, I strongly suggest you take a taxi over public transport.

Useful Tips

Make sure to pre-pay for your taxi at the designated kiosks and show your driver the ticket if taking this kind of taxi.
Not all drivers speak English and there are multiple train stations in Hyderabad, make sure you are specific and clear.
Tipping your driver is expected, you can simply round up to the nearest 10.

How to get from Hyderabad Airport to Hyderabad Railway Station by Bus

Unfortunately, there’s no direct bus from Hyderabad airport to Hyderabad railway station. You will first need to take the TSRTC bus to the Dilsukhnagar Bus Station, then cross the road to the Dilsukhnagar metro station, and take the red line from there to the Nampally metro station. From there, it’s a two-minute walk to Hyderabad railway station. The total journey time is around 1 hour and 40 minutes and will cost around €4 (INR 330).

How much is the bus from Hyderabad Airport to the Railway Station?

The cost of a ticket for the TSRTC bus will be around €3.70 (INR 300), depending on how far in advance you book it. The cost of a ride on the metro will be €0.30 (INR 30). That gives a total journey cost from Hyderabad airport to Hyderabad railway station of  €4 (INR 330).

Cost

€4 (INR 330)

Trip Duration

1 Hr 40 Min.

*There's a waiting time of 1 hour for the TSRTC bus and 10 minutes for the red line metro.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The TSRTC bus is available from 00:35 to 23:35 and the metro railway runs from 06:00 to 23:00.

Where do I find the bus at Hyderabad Airport?

All buses leave from a designated bus area at Hyderabad Airport. You will find the buses just outside of the airport terminal building, then look for the bright green TSRTC bus.

Convenience

Taking the bus and metro from Hyderabad airport to the railway station is the least convenient way to travel. You will need to not only navigate the local bus and metro stations, but you will need to drag any luggage you have with you when crossing roads and walking between stations too.

Editor’s Note

If you have small children or are carrying lots of luggage, I strongly suggest taking a taxi instead of the bus, for your safety and comfort.

Useful Tips

Book your bus ticket online in advance to save on the price.
There's no luggage storage on the metro, be sure to travel light.
You can purchase your metro tickets at the Dilsukhnagar metro station.

Frequently asked questions

What’s the cost of a taxi from Hyderabad airport to the railway station?

The pre-paid taxis at Hyderabad airport will charge a fixed fare of €12 (INR 950) for the journey from Hyderabad airport to the railway station. The radio taxis, however, will use a taximeter to calculate your fare, so their fare could be higher or lower.

What’s the distance between Hyderabad Airport and Hyderabad railway station?

The distance from Hyderabad airport to Hyderabad railway station is 32 km. Taking a Hyderabad airport taxi will take just 35 minutes to get there, whereas, taking the local bus and metro will take at least 1 hour and 40 minutes to reach the railway station, not including wait times.

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