Preferred Travelling Mode (Distance 1600 Kms)
Mumbai to Rameswaram distance is 1600 kms . Out of the 1 reviews shared by travellers, 100% prefer Train, respectively.
- Shaji Eluvangal
- 4 Reviews
As there is only one train that goes from Madurai (the connecting station to Rameshwaram) from Mumbai, I searched for other options via train as road travel was not only expensive, tiring and long but also my family has motion sickness. After some research I found that we have daily train from Mumbai to Kerala reaching in 24 hours and likewise we have a daily train from Guruvayoor to Chennai which touches Madurai running daily. I booked from Mumbai to Trishur on Netravati Express and there on booked from Trishur to Madurai on Guruvayoor Express. Both trains are always on schedule and very clean and tidy.
Mumbai to Trishur was a breeze as I had often travelled in this route, it takes 24 hours and its very pleasant travel through Konkan route. The train is clean, pantry service above average, toilets are clean. The train passes through Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Marmagoa Kozhikode Shornur where you get ample time to dig into the local delicacies. The train reaches Trishur at around 12:30 hours and we had good 8 hours to move around Trishur, got freshen up, visit Vadakanathan temple and the vicinity before we checked out to move ahead.
Gurvayoor express from Trishur was on time 21:30 hours, we settled on our berths and it was the sleeping time. The train is expected to reach Madurai at 11:00 hours
this train again is clean, has a pantry and toilets clean. Here again the train passes through the large vast of farm land and you can have peacock sightings, the local South Indian delicacy and given a chance don't miss on the ginger sweet and the chikki. The train reached Madurai on time.
Madurai to Rameshwaram there is a passenger service thrice a day. One of the service is at 11:50 and we had planned to get on that train. While I went to take tickets (you cannot do advance booking for this) my family moved towards the train to avoid the rush.
This train journey is one of the major highlights of the entire journey. The train crossing the bridge "Pumbun Bridge" is a delight. It goes slow on the bridge allowing us to have all kinds of feelings, emotions, etc by the time you cross over.
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There no other perfect way to travel to Rameshwaram from Mumbai. Here are multiple ways to travel from Mumbai to Rameshwaram. Rameshwaram lies at a distance of 1600 kms away from Mumbai. railways are the common ways to reach Rameshwaram from Mumbai. Rameshwaram is best travelled from Mumbai by train.
Transport options from Mumbai to Rameshwaram
Mumbai to Rameshwaram By Bus: There are many buses to choose from for this route at different price points. Different type of buses operate on this route like A/C Sleeper (2+1), Non A/C Sleeper, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Semi-sleeper, Volvo A/C Multi-Axle Semi-sleeper. To reach Rameshwaram from Rameshwaram by bus, reach out to TNSTC, Geepee Travels, Muskaan Tours And Travels. With HolidayIQ book bus tickets from Mumbai to Rameshwaram & also explore the availability of buses. Plenty of government and private buses travel between Mumbai and Rameshwaram. On an average, Mumbai to Rameshwaram travel time is 22 hours.
Mumbai to Rameshwaram By Train: Check the train status, schedule, timetable and availability to reach Rameshwaram from Mumbai It takes 22 hours by train to reach Rameshwaram from Mumbai. Rameswaram is the nearest railway station.
Mumbai to Rameshwaram By Car: If you prefer taking the road to reach Rameshwaram from Mumbai, check the taxi guide here. If you're travelling with your family, hiring the car is a better idea. The basic price for hiring a car starts at INR 5 and varies according your choice of the car. The company will not pay the toll tax.
Mumbai to Rameshwaram By Flight: Find flights from Mumbai to Rameshwaram, explore the availability and Book Flight tickets from Mumbai to Rameshwaram. A number of flights fly directly between Mumbai to Rameshwaram. It takes 2 hours to reach by flight. You can conveniently book prepaid cabs from the airport to reach your destination in Rameshwaram. Madurai airport is the nearest airport near Rameshwaram. It is about 146 kms from Madurai airport to Rameshwaram.
Travel by Car/Taxi
|Vehicle||Approx. Fare/Km (Rs)||Approx. Cost (Rs)|
|Tata Indica A/C||10||12870|
|Toyota Qualis A/C||12||15444|
|Hyundai Santro A/C||12||15444|
|Mahindra Scopio A/C||12||15444|
|Chevrolet Tavera A/C||12||15444|
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