Transportation

Train in Mumbai

Central Railways

Central Railways, handling services to the east, south, plus a few trains to the north, operates from CST (also known as ‘VT’). Foreign-tourist-quota tickets and Indrail passes can be bought at Counter 52 on the 1st…
Airport in Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, about 30km from the city centre, was recently modernised to the tune of US$2 billion. Domestic flights operate out of both the impressive new Terminal 2 (T2) and t…
Bus in Mumbai

National NTT/CTC

Private buses are usually more comfortable and simpler to book but can cost more than government buses; most depart from Dr Anadrao Nair Rd near Mumbai Central train station. Fares to popular destinations (like Goa)…
Boat in Mumbai

Maldar Catamarans

Runs five ferries per day to Mandwa (8.30am, 10.45am, 1.15pm, 3.30pm and 6pm; one way ₹125 to ₹165), useful for access to Murud-Janjira and other parts of the Konkan Coast, avoiding the long bus trip out of Mumbai. …
Ferry in Mumbai

PNP

Runs six ferries per day to Mandwa (one way ₹165; 8.15am, 10.15am, 12.15pm, 2.15pm, 4.15pm, 6.30pm), useful for access to Murud-Janjira and other parts of the Konkan Coast, avoiding the long bus trip out of Mumbai. …
Train in Mumbai

Western Railways

Western Railways has services to the north from Mumbai Central train station, usually called Bombay Central (BCT). The reservation office, opposite Churchgate station, has foreign-tourist-quota tickets.
Tickets in Mumbai

Western Railways Reservation Office

The Western Railways Reservation Centre, opposite Churchgate station, has foreign-tourist-quota tickets at window 14 (8am to 2pm and 2.15pm to 8pm Monday to Saturday, 8am to 11.15am and 12.10pm to 2pm Sunday).
Motorcycle in Mumbai

Allibhai Premji Tyrewalla

Sells new and used motorcycles with a guaranteed buy-back option. Long-term rental schemes (two months or more) start at around ₹35,000, with a buy-back price of around 60% after three months.
Ferry in Mumbai

Launches to Elephanta Island

Launches head to Gharapuri from the Gateway of India every half-hour from 9am to 3.30pm. Buy tickets at the booths at the Taj Gateway Plaza. The voyage takes about an hour.
Bus in Mumbai

Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation

The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation website theoretically has schedules and is supposed to permit online booking, though in practice it’s next to useless.