How To Reach Goa
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How to reach Goa from Pune
The distance between Goa and Pune is 473 kms by road and 492 km by rail. You can reach Goa either by train, bus, car or flight. While flight continues to remain a more convenient option, the train is always considered a cheaper means of transport for reaching Goa from Pune. Aerial distance Pune and Goa is 357 km which is easily covered in a duration of 1 hr. If you are planning to travel from Pune to Goa in the most convenient way, book a direct flight from Pune (PNQ) to Goa (GOI). If you wish to enjoy a drive by road, book a bus or cab from Pune to Goa. Travel by rail is also another option which is convenient yet time consuming. The cost for a 2 hr flight from Pune (PNQ) - Goa (GOI) is Rs. 5000. From the airport, you can book a pre-paid taxi or hire a private cab to reach the destination. Fares for taxis are charged according to pax.
Pune to Goa by Flight
Tourists may travel from Pune to Goa by flight in the most convenient way. The aerial distance between Pune and Goa is 357 km which is covered in a minimum time duration of 1 hr. Board the flight from Pune Airport (PNQ) to reach Vasco da Gama Airport, Goa (GOI). On reaching the airport, book a taxi available right outside the arrival terminal. Note that Uber and Ola cab services are not available at the airport.
Pune to Goa by Train
There are 3 direct trains running from Pune to Goa which include Goa Express (12780), Pune Ers Sup Exp (22150) and Poorna Express (11097). It takes a minimum time duration of 11 hrs to reach Goa from Pune by train. The cheapest train fare is for the Goa Express which takes a time duration of 12 hrs. The cheapest price for Pune Jn - Sawantwadi Road by train is Rs. 1300 for 10 hrs. On reaching the station in Goa, take a hired cab or local transport ( as per the availability) to reach your destination.
Pune to Goa by Road
There are two ways to reach Goa from Pune by road. The first option is to reach Goa by self-driven car and the second is by bus. However, the distance covered will remain the same, i. e. 440 km. but the time taken varies.
How To Reach Goa from Pune By Car
If you wish to travel from Pune to Goa by car, it will take a time duration of approximately 7 hrs. The route for Goa goes via Bardez. Therefore, you have to drive for 7 hrs to reach Goa through Pune - Bardez at an approximate cost of Rs. 3700.
How To Reach Goa From Pune By Bus
Direct bus route is available from Pune to Goa. Private as well as state transport buses are available from Pune. Chinchwad and Pune (By-Pass) are the two main bus stations in Pune. You can board the bus from any one of the above. The time taken to reach Goa from Pune by road is 11 hrs and bus charge starts at Rs. 792.
It is easier to get around Goa. You may either drive your personal vehicle around or hire a scooter or four-wheeler to drive on your own.
The Goa International Airport at Dabolim is Goa’s only airport and is located near Vasco da Gama. With just about 29 kilometers from the capital, Panaji, you may board a flight to Goa from any part of the country, and reach here in no time. There are regular flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Cochin, Bangalore and Hyderabad to this beach paradise.
If you opt to travel to Goa by train, there are two railway lines you can travel by. The South Western Railway that connects Vasco with Hubli, Belgaum, etc. and the Konkan Railway lines that connects Margao to cities along the western coast of the country. You can get down at Thivim in North Goa and Vasco-da-Gama or Madgaon in South Goa, and enjoy the lovely views of this beach paradise by train which is fast and convenient as well.
To find out how to reach Goa by road, let us tell you that there are regular buses for intracity and intercity convenience. You can travel by state-run buses that are operated by Kadamba Transport and enjoy comfortable rides. And, if you are traveling from Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, then there are daily buses plying to Goa. You can also choose to travel by Volvo and Deluxe AC buses.
If you are traveling by your own cab, you can take any of the four highways. The first is the NH66 which connects Goa to Mumbai in the northern part and Mangalore to the southern parts. You can also take the NH-4A that connects Panaji to Belgaum in the eastern part and other cities such as Kolhapur and Bangalore etc. There is also the NH-366 that connects NH-66 to Mormugao Port from Cortalim. The newest highway is the four lane NH-566 which connects Mormugao Port to NH-66 at Verna. This also takes you via the Dabolim Airport.
Thus, Goa is a major tourist hotspot that is well-connected by all transportation modes. This state is a cultural kaleidoscope of Indian and Portuguese traditions. The sun, sand, the beaches, the spiritual aura and the seafood make this beach destination a sight to behold. Enjoy a Goan beach holiday in this exotic destination where you can party all day and immerse yourself in the local culture of the region.
|By Air||By Road||By Train||By Sea|
|Pune to Goa||1.0 hours||7.0 hours||11.0 hours||-|
|Kolkata to Goa||7.0 hours||50.0 hours||33.0 hours||-|
|New Delhi to Goa||2.0 hours||18.0 hours||25.0 hours||-|
|Bangalore to Goa||1.5 hours||14.0 hours||14.0 hours||-|
|Mumbai to Goa||1.0 hours||10.0 hours||6.0 hours||-|
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Tanu's 5 days trip to GoaFind below my feedback for my trip to GOA from CHD 1. Rooms alloted were good and clean but a little bit on expensive side . Should have been charged less for same . 2. Taxi transfers were good with prompt response . Even sudden change in plan was accepted and planned accordingly transfer early morning . One thing to note ------ taxi driver from goa airport to flora residency made us paid airport entry charge of INR 50 at airport exit . 3. Good response from Gaurav and you whenever made contact with you guys . 4. Breakfast served was good in both hotels . My overall rating for trip is 4 out of 5.
Yogesh's 4 days trip to GoaGreat deal at very low cost Best services . Awesome trip with very good hotel also services
Maruti's 5 days trip to GoaHello, From booking of trip to the end of trip process is smooth. Cab facility is also very good. Hotel is avarage. Hotel staff is also good no complaints but room facility is not good. Great to do business with you. Thanks to agent and Travel Triangle
Ashwinkumar's 5 days trip to GoaWe liked the beach. The other places in itinerary was very basic like wax museum, snow park etc.
Lokendra's 6 days trip to GoaWhatever Itinerary committed with you may or may not be fulfilled. Commitments on Paper will stay in paper only. We have booked a trip to Goa and had faced multiple issues with the vendor. listing below: 1. Committed for Hi Team during the first three days at Hollywood Resort , but was denied by Hotel and was not further addressed by the Vendor as well. We have called the vendor for the same but sadly they just said "it was Hotels decision to stop the same" , but was it written on the Itinerary ? it was committed but not fulfilled. 2. Commitment of First night surprise Cake - Missed . Have to follow up even on second day for the same. Sad. 3. Commitment of Complementary Dinner on Day 4: Missed. Have to follow up even for this and was server at 10 PM. We expected a smooth and error free trip, but it was not that ways. Hollywood Resort : Over Rated and over charged.
Darshitashah's 3 days trip to GoaTrip was excellent and services too hotel food everything was nice “dream planner” travel agent were very cooperative Scuba diving Water sports
Deepa's 3 days trip to GoaOverall experience was good but hotel facilities were not upto the mark Cab driver Mohan was very helpful during the trip
Targetclassesbegusarai's 4 days trip to GoaNo need to say anything.. It was pleasure trip also economically.. Snow park was the best and most enjoyable place for family as well as couples...
Kamal's 6 days trip to GoaOur travel agent was very helpful Bhanu. The hotel's zuri white sand and Hyatt were outstanding. But I was disappointed with okean de Goa, very far and no shops near. This is not 4 star property. It is 2 star and we paid for 4 star. We were promised suite room also but we got cheapest room and 3rd grade services. Not a good end to trip but start was good as hotel zuri and Hyatt and Bhanu were really helpful. My overall rating is 3.5/5. 5 star properties - zuri, and Hyatt were good but okean was pathetic.
Npnaidu's 3 days trip to GoaAll was good except 2nd day Site seeing driver phone was not reachable for more than an hour in the parking area. Later got alternative number through agent and reached which delayed the day plan and could not cover all places. Pickup and drop to airport was on time and hotel food was good and people including driver is supportive.
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It takes a time duration of 11 hr to reach Goa from Pune by road.
The route of Goa- Sawantwadi-Kankavli-Gaganbawda/Radhanagari-Kolhapur-Pune is the best bus route from Pune to Goa.
At present, 47 buses operate on the Pune to Goa route on a daily basis. Time taken to cover this distance is 11 hr approx.
You can reach Palolem beach in Goa from Pune by four possible ways. The first way is to reach Goa airport/railway station and then hire a cab/taxi to reach Palolem beach.
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