From songs being penned about to it, to entire movies being made around it – Mumbai to Goa is a legendary trip that is almost like a rite of passage for every 20-something. Now your Goa plans can be even more exciting as you can travel to the state of sand and sunshine by the all new Mumbai to Goa ferry!
Yes! There is soon going to be a Mumbai to Goa cruise that will carry vacationers travelling between the two places. The route will traverse through the Arabian sea and end in Panjim.
There are currently several ways for travellers to reach Goa from Mumbai. Some fly to Goa, while others do a road trip. Some even take an overnight train or bus to get there. Soon the boat service will become an additional mode of transport for everyone. This will be a major boost to Goa Tourism. Mumbai to Goa by boat...sounds like a plan, right?
Mumbai to Goa Ferry Fare and Booking Information
When is it starting
The Mumbai to Goa ferry service that was supposed to flag off in December last year will now be most probably operational by end of February.
Where will it start from
It will begin from Mazgaon in Mumbai and will have stops in Raigad, Ratnagiri district and Malvan, before docking in Panjim.
How much will it cost
The cruise tickets are priced at ₹5,000. This price does not include any food or other services offered on board.
How much time will it take
The ferry will operate year round and is expected to take 16 hours from Mumbai to Goa. It is also expected to have a capacity of 400 passengers.
Cruises and Ships from Mumbai to Goa
Many cruise ships have been operating between these routes through the years. One was a Scandinavian-built vessel that took holidayers from Mumbai to Goa by ship from 1994 to 2004. But this was the last of them. There hasn't been any sea travel between the two cities since 2004.
So, next time you are planning on how to reach Goa from Mumbai, or the other way round, do keep in mind the option of the Mumbai to Goa ferry. And once you reach Goa, all relaxed and settled, this is all that you can do there!
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