Mumbai and Bangalore are two of the most popular metropolis of India. Not only are they the hub of economic activity in India but also the hub of cultural and entertainment activities. Thronged majorly by the youth population, Mumbai and Bangalore have a very vibrant and vivid culture. Many tourists from not just India, but also across the globe visit the two cities to get an experience of the Mumbaia and Bangaluru culture.
If you are one such traveler, and are planning to travel from Mumbai to Bangalore, then having an in-depth knowledge of the various modes of transport will help in planning the vacation conveniently.
The distance between Mumbai and Bangalore is 1012 km and it takes approximately 15 hours by road. You can either book a flight, a train, or a bus to reach Bangalore from Mumbai. All options have been discussed before –
There are multiple flights that are available for this route. Air India, Kingfisher, Jet Airways, Spice Jet, Indigo, and Go Air all have fixed flights for Mumbai Bangalore route. The duration is about 1 hour 30 minutes for a direct flight. The fares are also reasonable and start from Rs. 2585. This is the lowest airfare that is available for this route, according to one of the travel portals. If you want to know lowest airframes for each day, then the best bet is to check the fare calendars that many travel portals display on their sites.
For example, Rs. 2585 is the lowest airfare from Mumbai to Bangalore for the dates 1st, 9th, 10th, 12th to 14th, 17th, 18th, 21st, 22nd, 24th, 25th, and 27th June. Other than that, you can also make use of the discount vouchers which give additional discounts on the airfare and the rates gets further slashed.
Train journey to Bangalore from Mumbai takes over 22 hours. There are some trains that are available on daily basis and some run only on specific days. Train fares are very cheap for a seater class or third and second class AC. However, first class AC train fare usually tends higher than air fares
Many private bus operators run their buses for this route. Depending on the type of bus, the fare varies. You can choose from a 2 + 2 push back, 2 + 2 AC Globus, AC Volvo, or Volvo AC deluxe. Fare ranges between Rs. 280 to Rs. 1350.
NOTE – the above information is based on current data available and is subject to change. Travelers must refer the travel operators for latest information.