Maharashtra Tourism
Have a look at different modes of transportation in Maharashtra state.


Air: Almost all the major cities of Maharashtra have airports. Sahara (International) and Santa Cruz (Domestic) are the two airports in Mumbai. Flights are operated by both private and government airline companies.

Ports: There are nearly around 48 minor ports in Maharashtra. Most of these handle passenger traffic and have a limited capacity. The two principal ports, Jawaharlal Nehru Port and Mumbai Port, which are at Mumbai, are under the control and supervision of the government of India.

Railways: Indian Railway has train stations even in almost all the small and remote villages of Maharashtra.

Road Transport: Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation's buses ply on over 19,000 routes in the state, covering 1.2 million km. The Corporation has nearly 15,500 buses. In addition to the government services, cities have private and non-private taxis, auto-rickshaws, and intra-city buses, which run efficiently.

In Mumbai, the city bus service run by the Bombay Electric Supply and Transportation Undertaking, popularly known as BEST, and local trains are regarded to be the most extensive and well-run public transport systems in the world. The BEST buses carry approximately 4.2 million passengers per day, while local train carries 23 million commuters everyday.