Getting There in MumbaiEdit This
Throughout the year, tourists from all over the world come to visit the capital city of Maharashtra, Mumbai; getting there is easy, because of its national and international connectivity. It is a major international hub for fashion, business, culture and the Bollywood film industry.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport serves both domestic and international flight services for almost all airlines. International carries like Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic and Delta Airlines fly there. Domestic carriers like Go Air, Indigo, Air India connect Mumbai to the rest of the country. The airport is about 28 kilometers from the main city and is well-connected with prepaid taxi service.
Mumbai is home to Western and Central Railway zone headquarters which gives the city an easy access from all the other parts of the country. Mumbai Central, Bandra, Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly VT), Kurla and Dadar are key stations which connect Mumbai with other cities.
With Mumbai-Pune expressway and some of the major National Highways passing through the city, it is comfortable to reach Mumbai by road. The well-maintained roads make Mumbai easily accessible by both car and bus service. The MSRTC (Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation) and several private operators offer service to Mumbai Central terminus here from major cities within the state and neighboring states as well.
Cruise service for Mumbai has yet to develop, but the ferry service from Ferry Wharf is offered to explore the nearby islands and tourist attractions.