Thursday, 5 May 2011

Mumbai to Goa train list

Several trains are available to travel from Mumbai to Goa.

Mumbai to Goa train list of most popular daily trains is as below:

1. Jan Shatabdi Express:
Jan Shatabdi express is a popular choice amongst passengers. The train leaves Mumbai in the early morning and reaches Goa by afternoon in just 9 hours. It is the fastest train to go from Mumbai to Goa. The arrangement within the train is chair seating arrangement and not sleeper since this express train makes its journey in the daytime.

2. Mandovi Express:
The Mandovi (Mandavi) express also travels in the daytime. Leaves Mumbai in the morning, and reaches Goa by evening. The travel time by this train is roughly 12 hours.

3. KonkanKanya Express:
This is a preferred choice of train for those who want to travel by night. The train leaves Mumbai late in the night and reaches Goa the next morning. Passengers can have a good night's sleep during the travel, and have the choice of buying 1AC, 2AC, 3AC, and 3-tier-Non-AC tickets.

Other than these trains, the list also includes Netravati express, Matsyagandha express and several other long-distance trains that pass through Mumbai and Goa.

It is advisable for travellers to book their tickets well in advance. Reservations in advance ensure that you can get confirmed seats and dont have to be on the waiting list. Trains are usually full during weekends and during holiday and festive seasons.