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How to reach Goa from Bangalore

Goa is a very popular holiday destination located in the western part of India and is well connected to Bangalore by all modes of transportation.

Located in western part of India & bordering Maharashtra state, Goa today is unarguably one of the hottest tourist destinations in entire India. With its stunning beaches, beautiful catholic churches and cosmopolitan lifestyle, Goa has evolved into one of the most sort after tourist destinations among Indian tourists. Bangalorens also have immense fascination for Goa and every year thousands of people visit Goa for vacation.

How to reach Goa from Bangalore

Goa from Bangalore by Train:

Bangalore and Goa are quite well connected by trains, however most of the direct trains to Goa are not available from Bangalore Railway Station but Yesvantpur Railway Junction. Yesvantpur Railway Junction is just 6 km away from Bangalore Railway Station                  

 Trains between Yesvantpur Junction and Vasco Da Gama (Goa)

  • Chennai Vasco Express/17311 – arrives at 9:35 pm & departs 9:55 pm – runs only on Friday.
  • Yesvantpur Vasco da Gama Express/17309 -  departs at 2:45 pm  - runs only on Tuesday and Sunday.
  • Velankanni Vasco da Gama Express/17316 – arrives at 4:15 am & departs at 4:30 : runs only on Wednesday.            

Goa from Bangalore by Air:

Both Bangalore and Goa are blessed with international airports and all the important airline companies operate flights between these two important tourist destinations. By air it takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes to reach Goa from Bangalore. There are approximately 46 weekly flights operating between Bangalore International airport to Goa.

  • First daily flight for Goa leaves at 6.20 AM, operated by GOAir airlines.
  • Last daily flight for Goa leaves at 5:45 PM, operated by Air India.
  • Economy class charge is Rs 2,200 to 2,700.

Goa from Bangalore by Road:

The distance between Bangalore and Goa is 556 km. By road it takes approximately 9 hours to reach Goa from Bangalore. There are many travel agencies in Bangalore that provide rental car services for Goa. The charges range from Rs 9 to Rs 46 per kilometer, depending on which type of car you hire. By road it takes approximately 9 hours to reach Goa from Bangalore. As of today there are 3 – 4 state run KSRTC buses from Bangalore to Goa. The road journey between Bangalore and Goa is surely exhausting & tiring, so commuters who are not used to long road or bus journey must surely opt for air travel.

ollowing is the schedule of KSRTC buses (Volvo A/C) Bangalore to Goa

Trip Code                      Starting Bus Stand                            Departure time               

1959BNGPNJ                Kempegowda Bus St [Majestic]          19:59 (10 hour journey)

1930BNGPNJ                Kempegowda Bs [Majestic]                19:30 (13 hour Journey)

2030BNGPNJ                Kempegowda Bs [Majestic]                 20:30 (13 hour journey)            

Please note that fare for all the buses is Rs 840 as of today. The ending bus stand (destination) is Panaji Bus Stand. Besides, there are innumerable travel agencies in Bangalore who provide A/C & non A/C Bus services to Goa. 

Some of  the travel agencies in Bangalore also provides bus services & tour packages to Goa

  • SeaBird Tourists: (080) 41440915, (080) 41530112, 9880599834, (080)-22912985, (080) -22355194.
  • SRS Travels: 080-26801616.
  • Kesineni Travels: (080) – 22380555, (080) 22380666, (080) 26703444 (080) 26705444.
  • Hoysala Tours & Travels Pvt. Ltd: 080- 26651474/ 22441763, 080-41211668.
  • Goa Kadamba State Transport: 0-9423055747 , helpline no: 0832-2438034.

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