Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Maharashtra

Tourism


How to Reach Maharashtra

The location of Maharashtra is such a way that it is accessible by all the four modes of transportation- air, rail, road and water.

Air
Being one of the top industrial cities in India, Mumbai boasts the busiest air network in the country and all major airlines fly to and from Mumbai to most of the important cities of the world. It has both international and domestic airports known as Sahar and Santa Cruz respectively. The airports at Nagpur and Pune also operate a few international flights, apart from the usual domestic ones. The cities of Kolhapur and Aurangabad also have a domestic airport of their own.

Road
Most of the cities in Maharashtra is having exceptionally good road network which makes easier for any visitor to reach the state from any part of the country. There are number of National and state highways passing through the state and also cross linked by other roads at various parts. Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation's buses ply on over 19,000 routes in the state, covering 1.2 million km. Taxis and Auto- Rickshaws and intra -city buses are easily available from any part of the cities to travel within as well as out side the state.

Rail:
Mumbai is the state's most important railway station. Trains runs of a regular basis and connect Maharashtra with various parts of the country. Major railway stations are situated in or near by the major Tourist destinations. Almost the entire state comes under the Central Railways branch which is headquartered in Mumbai. Most of the coast south of Mumbai comes under the Konkan Railway.

Water
Mumbai also boasts of an international naval port, so one can also opt for reaching Maharashtra by ship. Ferry services also operate near Mumbai, linking the city to neighbouring coastal towns

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