Going To Mumbai By Air, Railways And Roadways

by Mrunal Mahajan
Going To Mumbai By Air, Railways And Roadways

Hello you, if you have never been to the city of dreams, Mumbai let me tell you all about it. It is one of the busiest and one of the most crowded cities in the country, but we take pride in this hustle. Mumbai is well known for its places like Marine Drive, Gateway of India, CSMT station, Elephanta Caves, Worli Sea link and how can I forget Dharavi Slums. Did you know that Dharavi just beat Taj Mahal in the most popular destination visited by tourists? Reaching this city is fairly easy considering how well connected the financial capital of the country is. How to reach Mumbai? We’ll tell you!

The city is well connected to other parts of the country via flights, roads, and even railways. Railways are the lifeline of the city and are the prime transportation for Mumbaikars inside the city.

Here is a guide on how to reach Mumbai!

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Railways In Mumbai

Railways is the lifeline of the city. There are three major lines in Mumbai Railways, Central, Western and Harbour. The central line runs between Karjat to CSMT, the Western line runs from CSMT to Dahanu and Harbour line starts between Panvel – CSMT. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus is the prime station which connects you to even the remotest parts of the city. After CSMT, Dadar, Kurla, Mumbai Central, Kalyna are all important stations that are a halt for long-journey trains.

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Airways To Reach Mumbai 

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is where you will find the bustle as it is the busiest airport in the country. But let me tell you that it is also one of the well-maintained airports! The majestic airport is spread across 1,850 acres the airport is located 30-kilometers from the city. City’s Airport has two terminals, namely Terminal 1 (T1 )and Terminal 2 (T2). T1 is also known as the International airport which carriers flight such as GoAir, SpiceJet, Trujet, Indigo and Air Deccan. Terminal 2 is known for domestic flights which connects all the prime cities like Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Allahabad, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad and Indore and many more.

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Buses/ Cabs

MSRTC ( Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation) buses leave from Mumbai Central, which is a prime bus station in the city and these buses connect to Mumbai and the cities closest to it. They also have buses that go beyond Maharashtra state.  One of the easiest ways is to book a can or take local transport like auto-rickshaw and taxis that function in the internal part of the city.

Here is a quick video that will help you explore the city that never sleeps!