How to Travel from Bangalore to Goa

Goa, often regarded as a pocket-sized paradise of the India, is one of the most fabulous holiday destinations. The Arabian Sea kissing the unending sea shore, exotic sea food, and an exciting history makes this place an interesting getaway for the weekends.

If you are currently in Bangalore, and planning on heading towards Goa for a trip, then you are you are at luck. This write-up is dedicated to help you in planning your Bangalore to Goa trip and contains some valuable information.  

So let’s start.


Bangalore to Goa via Airways

There are multiple domestic carriers who provide regular services between Goa and Bangalore. The non-stop Bangalore to Goa flights costs approximately INR 3,000 and the trip commences in around one hour and thirty minutes.

Departure airport (from Bangalore): Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru

Arrival airport (in Goa): Goa International Airport

P.S: The ticket prices are subjected to change.

Some popular India carriers are:

• IndiGo

• AirAsia (India)

• SpiceJet

• Air India

• Vistara

• GoAir


Bangalore to Goa Road Trip

Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is an important IT hub of India. Beautiful weather, charming landscape, and proximity to beautiful Mysore make Bangalore or Bengaluru an important tourist hub. Goa is 559.8 km (347.84 miles) away from Bangalore, and it takes around 12 hours by road to cover the distance.

Usually, tourists take the NH 48 and AH 47 route for Bangalore to Goa journey. A popular route on this highway is the following stops along the way, Bangalore – Tumkur – Chitradurga – Devangere – Hubli – Belgaum – Chorla Ghat – Goa           

The stretch between Bangalore to Tumkur generally is congested with traffic, but past that you might get a clear road ahead. The road condition is quite good, with sufficient hotels and restrooms. Usually, travelers halt at Hubli to recharge their batteries.

If you are keen on taking a Bangalore to Goa road trip, but do not own a car, then you can always board a bus to commence the journey. There are several numerous operators including Sea Bird Tourist, Shyamala Travels, KPN Travels, and KSRTC, who operate in the evening. The earliest bus for the Goa is at 6:15 pm. The usual travel time via bus is around 13 to 14 hours, and the ticket would cost approximately INR 1,000. (The ticket prices are subjected to change) 


Bangalore to Goa Trains

There are four trains available between Bangalore to Goa:

1. Bengaluru Vasco Da Gama YPR VSG Express(07309)

Origin: Yesvantpur Junction (YPR)

Destination: Vasco Da Gama

Departs on: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Departing time: 14:30

Travel time: 15.5 hours

Class Available: AC First Class (1A), AC 3 Tier (3A), AC 2 Tier (2A), Sleeper (SL) 

Tickets price: AC First Class (1A) – INR 2,645.00, AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 1,230.00, AC 2 Tier (2A) – INR 1,750.00, Sleeper (SL) – INR 455.00


2. Vellankanni Vasco Da Gama Express (17316)

Origin: Krishnarajapurm (KJM)

Destination: Vasco Da Gama (VSG)

Departs on: Wednesday

Departure time: 23:45

Travel time: 18h 10min

Class Available: AC 3 Tier (3A), AC 2 Tier (2A), Sleeper (SL) 

Tickets price: AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 960.00, AC 2 Tier (2A) – INR 1,370.00, Sleeper (SL) – INR 355.00


3. Yesvantpur Vasco Da Gama Express (17309)

Origin: Yesvantpur Junction (YPR)

Destination: Vasco Da Gama (VSG)

Departs on: Tuesday and Sunday

Departure time: 14:30

Travel time: 15.5 hours

Class Available: AC 2 Tier (2A), AC 3 Tier (3A), Sleeper (SL) 

Tickets price: AC 2 Tier (2A) – INR 1,470.00, AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 1,030.00, Sleeper (SL) – INR 350.00


4. Chennai Vasco Da Gama Express (17311)

Origin: Krishnarajapurm (KJM)

Destination: Vasco Da Gama (VSG)

Departs on: Friday

Departure time: 13:50

Travel time: 16h 50min

Class Available: AC 2 Tier (2A), AC 3 Tier (3A), Sleeper (SL) 

Tickets price: AC 2 Tier (2A) – INR 1,515.00, AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 1,060.00, Sleeper (SL) – INR 395.00
(Ticket prices are subjected to change)


Exploring the beauty of Goa can be a mesmerizing experience. Hope this Bangalore to Goa travel guide cab helps you in planning the trip.

So, get set go – Goa is calling you.


Further Reading:

Goa Bus – Easy Guide for Road Travel in Goa

Goa Express Train

How to Travel from Chennai to Goa

How to Travel from Hyderabad to Goa

How to Travel from Indore to Goa

How to Travel from Kochi to Goa

How to Travel from Mysore to Goa

How to Travel from Nagpur to Goa

How to Travel from New Delhi to Goa