Tiruamala-Tirupati Devastanam, whose primary function is to provide convenient facilities to pilgrims, has shored up the infrastructure in Tirumala and Tirupati by building free dormitories in addition to the cottages and guesthouses which are leased out on different rates as per the facilities offered. Central Reception Office of the TTD takes care of the booking of rented accommodations. Tirupati town boasts of wide range of hotels to suit all income groups.
In Tirumala most people stay for free in the huge dormitories around the temple. There are rooms in guesthouses and cottages available on rent too at various rates offering various degrees of comfort and luxury. All bookings have to be made with the Central Reception Office of the TTD. Off-season you can reserve up to a month in advance by sending them a letter and a draft for Rs. 100.
Tirupati has a whole range of hotels, air-conditioned or otherwise, pricey and inexpensive.
A bus service is operated between Tirumala-Tirupati, in addition there are free buses which travel and in and around Tirumala.
APSRTC runs bus services from the airport to Tirumala and back for the benefit of air passengers.
APSRTC runs Bus Services for the convenience of air passengers from the airport to Tirumala and back.
Railway Booking Office:
A Railway Booking Office is also located at the Central Reception Office building of the TTD, apart from one in Tirupati town. Bus tickets for inter-city travel through state transport could also be bought here.
Automobile Clinic :
In case of vehicle breakdowns on the ghat roads passengers can contact the Toll Gates either at Tirupati or at Tirumala. A mechanic will be sent in a mobile van equipped with spares, to attend to the problem. Charges are on a case-to-case basis.
TTD has four marriage halls under its management which it leases out to interested parties. One is at Srinivasa Kalyana Mandapam and three others are at Padmavathi Kalyana Mandapam.
Tirumala – Tirupati is providing large marriage halls with modern cooking facilities at Srinivasa Kalyana Mandapam and other three marriage halls at Padmavathi Kalyana Mandapam.