How to Travel from New Delhi to Goa

Goa is a magical destination that included in the itinerary of every international traveler to India. Surrounded by extremely beautiful weather, stunning beaches, and exotic historical architecture – Goa is simply beautiful. The laid back lifestyle and great food are some of attractions of this beautiful holiday spot.

Planning on making a quick trip to Goa from Delhi? Then, you are in for luck. This write-up focuses on helping you create the perfect New Delhi to Goa travel itinerary.


New Delhi to Goa via Airlines

Several domestic carriers run daily flights between these two cities. Non-stop flights from New Delhi to Goa complete the trip in approximately three hours. Usually, the ticket prices are around INR 4,500 to 5,000 – but ticket prices are subjected to change.

Some popular India carriers to and from Delhi International Airport:

• GoAir

• AirAsia (India)

• Air India

• Vistara

• SpiceJet

• IndiGo


New Delhi to Goa Road Trip

National Highway 48 is the only way to travel between Delhi and Goa via road. The route is extremely long, and travelers have to take several halts during the journey.

DelhiJaipur – Ratlam – Dhule – Pune – Satara – Kolhapur – Belgaum – Goa

Distance covered: 1,862.6 km (1157.36 miles)

Time required (without taking a break): 35 hours

In your New Delhi to Goa road trip, you have to make several stops for refreshments and some much-needed breaks. If you are a history buff, then you can always make a stop at Kishangarh Fort, Rewari Steam Locomotive Shed & Rail Museum, Meja Dam, Bedse Caves, and Thoseghar Waterfall.

P.S: The long and tiring road trip is the main reason why most tourists opt-out. 

  
Safety Tips for New Delhi to Goa Road Trips

1. The entire trip would be a long and tiring one, so take breaks at any mentioned stop.

2. Carry enough water and refreshments for the entire trip, as there might be a long stretch when you might not find any restaurants or diners on the way.

3. Physical copies of maps, fully charged power banks, and other important items are required.


New Delhi to Goa by Train

Fortunately, there are several trains available from New Delhi to Goa. As most of the trains pass through picturesque Western Konkan coast, the journey is a visual delight. Plus, you get to interact with people and exchange views and cultural traits – making the train journey thoroughly enjoyable.

1. Goa Sampark Kranti Express (12450)

Departs: Chandigarh (CDG), 2:05 am

Arrives: Madgaon (MAO)

Duration: 36h 40min

Departs on: Monday and Saturday

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

Ticket Prices: AC First Class (1A) - 5,495.00; AC 2 Tier (2A) - INR 3,215.00; AC 3 Tier (3A) - 2,215.00; Sleeper (SL) – INR 855.00


2. Kerala S Kranti (12218)

Departs: Chandigarh (CDG), 2:05 am

Arrives: Madgaon (MAO)

Duration: 35h 40min

Departs on: Wednesday and Friday

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

Ticket Prices: AC First Class (1A) - 5,495.00; AC 2 Tier (2A) - INR 3,215.00; AC 3 Tier (3A) - 2,215.00; Sleeper (SL) – INR 855.00


3. Mangala Lakshadweep Express (12618)

Departs: HazratNizamuddin (NZM), 9:15 am

Arrives: Madgaon (MAO)

Duration: 34h 15min

Departs on: Seven days a week

Classes: AC 3 Tier (3A), AC 2 Tier (2A), Sleeper (SL) 

Ticket Prices: AC 2 Tier (2A) - INR 2,815.00; AC 3 Tier (3A) - 1,945.00; Sleeper (SL) – INR 750.00


4. Trivandrum Rajdhani (12432)

Departs: HazratNizamuddin (NZM), 10:55 am

Arrives: Madgaon (MAO)

Duration: 25h 35min

Departs on: Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

Classes: AC First Class (1A), AC 2 Tier (2A), AC 3 Tier (3A) 

Ticket Prices: AC First Class (1A) - INR 5,795.00; AC 2 Tier (2A) - INR 4,730.00; AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 3,425.00


Apart from these mentioned above, there are the following New Delhi to Goa trains: 

5. Goa Express (12780)

Departs: HazratNizamuddin (NZM), 15:00

Arrives: Madgaon (MAO)

Duration: 38h 40min

Departs on: Seven days a week

Classes: AC 2 Tier (2A), AC 3 Tier (3A), Sleeper (SL) 

Ticket Prices: AC 2 Tier (2A) - INR 2,785.00; AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 1,925.00; Sleeper (SL) – INR 740.00


6. Nzm Mao Raj (22414)

Departs: HazratNizamuddin (NZM), 10:55 am

Arrives: Madgaon (MAO)

Duration: 25h 55min

Departs on: Friday and Saturday

Classes: AC First Class (1A), AC 2 Tier (2A), AC 3 Tier (3A) 

Ticket Prices: AC First Class (1A) - INR 6,225.00; AC 2 Tier (2A) - INR 3,745.00; AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 3,625.00


7. Nzm Ers Duronto (12284)

Departs: HazratNizamuddin (NZM), 21:35

Arrives: Madgaon (MAO)

Departs on: Saturday

Duration: 28h 40min

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

Ticket Prices: AC First Class (1A) - INR 6,225.00; AC 2 Tier (2A) - INR 5,075.00; AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 3,625.00; Sleeper (SL) – INR 1,445.00


8. Dehradun Kochuveli Super Express (22660)

Departs: HazratNizamuddin (NZM), 13:55

Arrives: Madgaon (MAO)

Departs on: Monday

Duration: 31h 5min

Classes: AC 2 Tier (2A), AC 3 Tier (3A), Sleeper (SL) 

Ticket Prices: AC 2 Tier (2A) - INR 3,030.00; AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 2,095.00; Sleeper (SL) – INR 805.00

P.S: The ticket prices are subjected to change

P.S.S: To book the New Delhi to Goa train tickets, you can always log into the official ticket booking website of Indian Railways. 


So, with all this information in hand, book your tickets now and head for a Goa escapade. 


Further Reading:

Goa Bus – Easy Guide for Road Travel in Goa

How to Travel from Bangalore to Goa

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