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Goa to Mumbai train travel info – travel the budget way

October 10, 2016

With growing passenger traffic on the Goa to Mumbai root there is high demand for train tickets between Goa and Mumbai. The best and the most comfortable way to commute between the two cities is via train. You may also travel via buses but train journey is cheaper and more comfortable. You would reach you destination in over – night journey or around 12 hours. Here is all the info on train ticket bookings and status etc. of Goa to Mumbai trains that you might find handy while planning your itinerary.

What you should know?

There is certain basic info that you must know while booking Goa to Mumbai train. The main railway station that serves passengers from Mumbai is the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. The station code is CST. You may also get trains to Goa from the LokmanyaTilak Terminus in the Kurla region of Mumbai. If it is convenient for you to board a train to Goa from Vasai Road or from Kalyan Junction in outer northern Mumbai and outer north eastern Mumbai respectively you might find a couple of trains between Goa and Mumbai operating via these stations as well. The main railway station at Goa is the Madgaon or Margao railway station. Its code is MAO.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus | Image Resource : neildonovan.net

Train schedule

There are a number of alternatives available for Goa to Mumbai train ticket booking online. 37 trains operate between these major tourist hotspots. You can get the entire info on train status, schedule, fare and seat availability etc. of all the trains operating in this sector via online travel portals as well as via the irctc website for the next 90 days in advance. The fastest train operating between Goa and Mumbai is the train number 12283/ ERS NZM Duronto express which overs a distance of  15 kilometres from Goa to Mumbai in merely 9 hours and 55 minutes. You may get the entire list of Goa Mumbai trains on the go via popular travel portals from the comfort of your home or office.

Goa to Mumbai train | Image Resource : indiasomeday.com

Train ticket prices

The train number 22413/ Madgaon – H. Nizamuddin Rajdhani express and the train number 16336 Gandhidham Exp are some of the most punctual trains on this route. You may book your train tickets for first AC, Second AC, Third AC or sleeper class. Chair Car service is also available on this route.The lowest fare for second seater/ 2S train tickets is around Rs 190. The Goa to Mumbai train fare for chair car / CC is approximately Rs 560. First AC/ 1A ticket will cost you around Rs 2140. The price for second AC/ 2A tickets is around Rs 1220. Third AC /3A travellers may get their train tickets at Rs 650. Sleeper class tickets are the cheapest and are available at Rs 320.

Sleeper class | Image Resource : youtube.com

You may also go for last minute reservations between Goa to Mumbai using the tatkal ticket booking feature offered by the Indian railways. Tatkal can be done only via the irctc website a day before the departure of the train from its source station. The tatkal counter opens at exactly 10 am for AC coaches and at 11 am for sleeper.  

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