A dream destination for an avid traveler, Goa is quintessential quest amidst delighting seas and scenic lush greenery where you will find something new with every visit. If you are planning a trip from Mumbai to this epicenter of 'Sun, Sea, Surf and Sand', then there are many reliable and feasible options as these well-connected cities are very close to each other.
You journey itself will be satisfying your senses with fresh air and natural beauties around passing through some of the best locations. These two cities are well-connected via roadway, railway and airway.
Mumbai to Goa by roadway:
The different drivable routes from Mumbai to Goa are as follows:-
Take the traditional NH4 route of 599 kms starting from Mumbai that passes through Pune, Satara, Shirala, Kolhapur, Belgaum and finally concluding at Goa. Travel time is about 9 hours 44 minutes approximately depending upon traffic conditions.
The second easy and straight route will be through Mumbai-Pune Expressway and then taking the NH4 towards Goa. Covering 606 kms, this route is initially same as the above but takes a twist in between letting you explore the hidden beauties of the Sahayadri Ranges and giving a fun ride, reaching within 10 hours 6 minutes.
The third and the last route, en-routing Chiplun and Sawantwadi, is through NH17, covering 579 km in 11 hours.
Mumbai to Goa by Train:
Mainly three popular trains preferred by travelers to reach Goa from Mumbai with traveling time around 12 hours. They depart mostly from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai to Madgaon, Goa. Daily trains include Konkankanya Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Mandovi Express, The other long distance trains include Lokmanyatilak Kochuveli Express, Mangalore Express, Kochuveli Garib Rath, Netravati Express and Matsyagandha Express.
Mumbai to Goa by Air:
Most of the major airlines provide daily nonstop flights covering Mumbai to Goa in just 1 hour. This is the most ideal way to reach Goa when you have less holidays or in an utmost urgency. These include Air India, Jet Airways, IndiGo, Go Air, Spicejet, Jet Konnect, Kingfisher Red, Kingfisher Class.