The most convenient and affordable way to travel from Mumbai to Goa is definitely via the trains. It offers amazing scenery and the journey is much more comfortable. There are various online portals from which you can book your ticket. It is generally a good idea to book the ticket well in advance because the trains on this route get fully booked quite fast. Find the train and schedule most convenient for you and book your ticket as soon as your travel plans are confirmed.
There are 46 trains that ply the route between Mumbai and Goa. The shortest route is over 562.87 km and passes through the city of Panvel. The Indian Railways has two Rajdhani trains, one Jan Shatabdi train, one GaribRath train, fifteen Mail/Express trains, two AC Express trains, two AC SuperFast trains, two SamparkKranti trains, two Duronto trains, seventeen SuperFast trains, one Double Decker train and one Tejas train running currently. Passengers can choose between any of these Mumbai to goa trains based on their own preferences.
The fastest train that can be taken on this route is the Pune ErnakulamSuperFast Express (22150). This train covers the journey in just 8 hours and 20 minutes. If you wish to stay on schedule while taking the journey, it is best to get a ticket on the Mumbai LTT KarmaliHoli SF Special (02035). It reaches Thivim station in Goa with a no delays. The most delayed train on this route, on the other hand, is the HazratNizamuddinThiruvananthapuram Central SF Express (22654). The train is generally delayed by 2 hours and 19 minutes on an average.
Generally, the train fare from Mumbai to Goa is Rs 560 in Chair Car (CC), Rs 2155 in First AC (1A), Rs 650 in Third AC (3A) in general quota Rs 1230 in Second AC (2A), Rs 190 in Second Seater (2S), Rs 320 in Sleeper (SL), andRs 170 in None (GN). Tatkal ticket fare and premium tatkal fare in this route starts from Rs 965 in Third AC (3A), Rs 205 in Second Seater (2S), Rs 1650 in Second AC (2A), Rs 705 in Chair Car (CC), and Rs 420 in Sleeper (SL).
The city of Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is one of the most important cities in India. It is a major industrial center as well as Bollywood, shopping streets, monuments, and various colleges. There are 13 railway stations in Mumbai – Mumbai Bandra Terminus (BDTS),LokmanyaTilak Term (LTT), Mumbai Cst (CSTM), KalyanJn (KYN), Mumbai Central (BCT), Mumbai Dadar Central (DR), Mumbai Dadar West (DDR), Andheri (ADH), Panvel (PNVL), Thane (TNA), Borivali (BVI), ChhatrapatiShivajiMaharaj Terminus (CSMT)And Vasai Road (BSR).
Goa is one of the major tourist destinations in India for both domestic and international tourists. It is popular for the beaches and the nightlife. Various water sports are also popular in the state. The best time to visit Goa is from November to February since it gets very hot in the summer months. There are 3 main railway stations in Goa – Vasco Da Gama (VSG), Thivim (THVM) and Goa Madgaon (MAO).