Boats depart roughly once a month for Port Blair in the Andaman Islands. Call or email for schedules (or check www.andamanbeacon.com). Book for the 56-hour journey (bunk ₹2410, cabin berth from ₹4640) two or three d…
English-speaking Srinu is a reliable, friendly driver for out-of-town trips. He charges around ₹3000 for an Araku Valley day trip and ₹1600 to Sankaram and back.
One of the biggest in India, Mahatma Gandhi bus station, better known as Imlibun, has advance booking offices and connections all over the country.
Hyderabad’s massive, modern and efficient Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is 25km southwest of the city centre.
Frequent buses to Hyderabad (express/deluxe/luxury ₹135 to ₹215, four hours) depart from Hanumakonda bus stand.
Buses head to Vijayawada (express/deluxe ₹115/150, seven hours, seven daily) from Warangal bus stand.
Guide Tours & Travels, a reliable car-rental option, is opposite the RTC Complex ‘out gate’.
The reservation complex at Nampally, also known as Hyderabad Deccan railway station.
Main bus stop for many destinations across the city, including Secunderbad.
The railway reservation centre is 300m south of the main station building.