Thursday, 5 May 2011

Mumbai to Goa buses

Mumbai and Goa are well connected by road by the NH17 (National Highway 17) and it is on this route that private buses ply daily between the 2 places.

Distance and time taken for Bus journey from Mumbai to Goa
The distance by road from Mumbai to Goa is around 579 km, and the travelling time by bus is roughly 12 hours.

Daily Operation
Various tours and travel operators have daily Mumbai to Goa bus service. All these buses generally leave from Mumbai in the night and reach Goa the next morning or by afternoon.

Different types of Buses
Different types of buses are available as per requirement. You can opt from the various categories of buses such as Volvo, AC, Sleeper, or Seater.

Bus Ticket cost
The bus fares (ticket rates) vary on your choice of bus such as Deluxe, Luxury, Volvo, Mercedes Benz , and also varies with the peak and off-peak season.

Bus Ticket Bookings
Bus tickets can be booked online or through travel agents. During peak holiday and festive season it is advisable to book Mumbai to Goa bus ticket well in advance.

Pick Up points
The buses have various pick up points across Mumbai at the start of the journey, then more pick up points at Navi Mumbai (such as Vashi, Nerul, Belapur, Kharghar) and finally at Panvel, and then onwards its a straight and direct journey straight till Goa.