Mumbai to Aurangabad
Aurangabad is located at a distance of around 335 km from Mumbai. Named after the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, Aurangabad is the gateway to the World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora. The city is well connected by rail, road and air. However, the best way to reach Aurangabad from Mumbai is by bus which will take around 5 hours 30 minutes. Aurangabad central bus station is located at a few km from the city center. Some of the important places covered on the way are Thane - 23km -> Kalyan - 42km -> Kopargaon - 241 km -> Aurangabad. On the route, several petrol pumps of Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil and HP, apart from hospitals and pharmacies, ATMs and road-side dhabas are located.
Transport options from Mumbai to Aurangabad
Mumbai to Aurangabad By Bus: Take a direct bus from Mumbai to Aurangabad, which takes over 5 hours. Several government super deluxe buses operate on this route. Buses arrive at Aurangabad central bus station, situated few km away from the city center and can be reached by taxi or auto-rickshaw. Ideal for individual travellers and backpackers.
Mumbai to Aurangabad By Car: Hire a cab from Mumbai to Aurangabad, which takes less than 5 hours. Approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges between INR 15 and INR 25, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families and group travellers.
Mumbai to Aurangabad By Train: Take a direct train from Mumbai Central to Aurangabad station that takes around 7 hours. From the station, you can take auto-rickshaw or bus to reach the city centre. Ideal for families with kids and senior citizens.
Mumbai to Aurangabad By Flight: Take a direct flight from Mumbai to Aurangabad. The airport is located about 12 km from the heart of the city and can be reached by auto-rickshaw which takes about 20 minutes. Expensive but ideal for families and senior citizens.