Weekend Trip to Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
- Architectural marvels
Summer 22 to 41°C
Winter 15 to 30°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Hyderabad: 273 kilometers / 2 h ,59 m
Best Time To Visit
The commercial city of the Andhra Pradesh state, Vijayawada, also known as Bezwada, is bounded by rivers from all sides. If you are searching for an ideal weekend getaway from Hyderabad, Vijayawada is just the perfect option because of being home to a number of amazing tourist attractions. This city with a rich historical background has several legends and myths behind its origin. A visit to this city can be a real cultural delight. Translated into the ‘Place of Vistory’, Vijayawada is also the largest railway junction of the southern region of the country. It was also an important part of the Vijayanagar Empire during the reign of Sri Krishna Devarayar.
How to Reach Vijayawada
The largest railway junction of South India, Vijayawada is an important railway station on the Chennai - Delhi rail route. This station is well-connected by regular trains to all the major states and cities in India, including Hyderabad.
The Vijayawada airport in Gannavaram is around 20 km away from the city center. It is well-linked to Hyderabad by regular flights. From the airport, taxi services are available to the city.
Hyderabad and Vijayawada are around 4 hour’s drive away from each other, therefore, you can rent a car or a hire a taxi for a comfortable journey. Apart from this APSRTC buses connect Vijayawada to Hyderabad. There is also an option of private luxury tourist buses as well.