|Mumbai to Hampi Road Distance||740 km|
|Mumbai to Hampi Aerial Distance||564 km|
|Mumbai to Hampi Travel Time||11 hours 54 mins|
The Preferred Way of Travelling from Mumbai to Hampi
The road distance from Mumbai to Hampi is around 685 kms, covered in a span of 13.5 to 14 hours. Hence, the most preferred way to travel to Hampi from Mumbai is either via road or railways.
|1. Mumbai to Hampi Via Car - Self Drive/Car|
|2. Mumbai to Hampi Via Bus|
|3. Mumbai to Hampi Via Train|
|4. Mumbai to Hampi Via Flight|
|5. Popular Routes to Hampi|
|6. Popular Routes from Mumbai|
|7. Places to Visit in Hampi|
|8. Hotels in Hampi|
Route OptionsRoute 1: The NH 65 Route:
Road ConditionsBoth the routes that lead to Hampi are well-constructed national and state highways. They have toll booths at regular intervals and are well-marked with road signs. Some internal patches might be affected like the service roads or city streets, but otherwise, the roads are well-maintained. Both routes have a high traffic capacity, and thick chances of heavy and slow-moving traffic during the peak hours, else the traffic is medium usually.
Approximate CostA one-way journey (drop only) without overnight stays would cost approximately INR 14,000/- for a sedan, INR 12,000/- for a hatchback, INR 40,000/- for a premium car and around INR 20000/- or INR 25000/- for a sports utility vehicle and a minivan.
Eating Options on the WayThere are a lot of restaurants between Mumbai and Hampi along both the routes. Some of the most famous ones are Copper Chimney, Kaveri Restaurants, Nirvana, Caffiesta, Rassaa, Toni Da Dhaba, Royal Punjab, Hotel Natraj, Virangula, Hotel Pangat, Sai Food Court, Thaska, Hotel Purab, Panchavati Group of Hotels, Paratha Corner, Brewberry’s Café, Café Coffee Day, Domino’s, The Sigdi, Khanawale and Muskan Tea House, Ashoka Garden Restaurant. They offer delicious local dishes that travellers can relish on the way.
Possible Stopovers on the Way
Type of Buses AvailableMost of the busses that operate from Mumbai to Hospet, Toranagallu and Budugumpa belong to private bus operators. VRL Travels, SR Tours, SRS Travels and S. R. E. Travels are some of them. These are either Volvo, Luxura or Benz A/C Buses that depart almost every hour in the evening from Mumbai. They provide amenities like bottled water, reading light, blanket, pillow, snacks, m-ticket, movies, emergency services, including emergency exit and contact number.
Route TakenBuses plying to the drop points mentioned above are Hospet, Toranagallu and Budugumpa. These rides either take the NH 65 route via Indapur, Sholapur, Gulbarga, Bijapur and Bagalkot or the AH 47 – NH 67 route via Satara, Kolhapur and Belgaum.
FareThe fare ranges between INR 1100/- and INR 2000/- per person.
Typical Stop PointsThese are the ideal stop points if the bus goes via NH 65 – NH 50:
Road ConditionsBoth the routes leading to Hospet, Budugumpa and Toranagallu belong to the network of national highways. They are four-lane, well-constructed highways with road signs and toll booths. Usually, the traffic is medium to heavy, but it also could be extremely slow-moving if there are obstacles or weathered patches in between.
Train Options AvailableAbout four to six trains are operating between Mumbai and Hubli, but only one is scheduled once a day, while the others are expected for one of two days of the week. This pattern is subjected to change, so travellers need to keep a close tab on the train schedules. The train choices are as follows; LTT Hubli Express, Puducherry Express, AII MYS Express, JU SBC Express, BKN YPR Express and SBC Garib Nawaj.
Train TimingsLTT Hubli Express operates every day of the week. It departs from Mumbai around 06:30 PM IST and reaches Hubli around 11:20 AM IST. The other trains that infrequently ply mostly operate in the evening (between 09:30 PM and 11:30 PM IST) or after midnight (around 01:00 AM IST).
FareThe cost of a train journey from Mumbai to Hubli depends on the class chosen by the travellers. A Sleeper class ticket (SL) would cost approximately INR 450/-, an AC 3-tier (3A) is priced around INR 1000/-, an AC 2-tier (2A) would cost about INR 1500/- and an AC First Class (1A) fare would be somewhere around INR 2500/- per ticket.
Preferable Local Transport from the Drop StationFrom the drop station, i.e. the Hubbali Railway Junction, travellers would either have to book a cab or take a bus ride. Cabs directly reach Hampi via various national and state highways (161 kilometres). Whereas, buses would go till Hosapet and travellers would have to arrange for their travel henceforth to reach Hampi from Hospet. Therefore, rental cabs are more preferred to reach Hampi from Hubli.
Direct or Indirect Flight Options AvailableAs mentioned earlier, no direct flights connect Mumbai and Belgaum Airport. All of them are indirect ones with the flight time anything between 25 to 27 hours. Air India is the only airline that frequently operates between the two destinations.
Preferable Local Transport Available from the AirportThe preferred mode to transport to reach Hampi from Belgaum is by a rental cab. A pickup right from outside the airport is a convenient option. Driving down the entire stretch of 295 kilometres takes about 6 hours 30 minutes.
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