Bangalore is one of the fastest growing cities in Asia and is often referred to as the ‘Silicon Valley of India”. It has earned the moniker “Garden City” owing to the beautiful parks, gardens and lush green avenues that covers the cityscape. The top sightseeing spots in Bangalore are Vidhana Soudha, Bull Temple, Bangalore Palace, Ragi Gudda, Holy Trinity Church and ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple. Being a major commercial and tourist hub, the city is well connected to the rest of the country by road, rail and air.
Often hailed as the ‘Party Capital of the World’, Goa is a tiny state located on the west coast of India, along the Konkan coast. The stunning beaches, charming countryside and splendid churches and forts have made Goa one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. The top sightseeing spots in Goa are Arambol beach, Calangute beach, Colva beach, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Bom Jesus Basilica and Fort Aguada. Being a major tourist destination, Goa is well connected to the rest of the country by an excellent road, rail and air network.
The Bangalore to Goa bus route sees high passenger volume throughout the year, as a result, there are more than 10 operators serving this route. With the advent of several online travel portals, it is easier than ever before to book bus tickets online. Apart from the convenience of booking bus tickets from your home, these travel sites offer several advantages like zero booking fees, 24/7 customer support and instant confirmation. Most bus operators in this route accept mTicket, which allows passengers to confirm their booking by showing the eTicket on their phone.
The top rated bus operators for Bangalore – Goa route are VRL Travels, Kadamba Transports, SRS Travels, Sugama Transport and Manish Travels. Passengers travelling from Bangalore to Goa by bus can choose from Mercedes Multiaxle, Volvo Multiaxle Sleeper, Volvo Semisleeper, Deluxe Non AC Sleeper, Deluxe AC Sleeper and Non AC Deluxe Semisleeper coaches.
Distance between Bangalore and Goa
Bangalore is around 550 km from Goa and the total journey time ranges from 10 to 15 hours, depending on the bus type and traffic conditions. The first bus from Bangalore to Goa departs at 3.30 pm while the last bus departs at 10.45 pm.
The most popular route for buses is via AH 47 & NH 4, and passes through places like, Tumkur, Chitradurga, Devangere, Haveri, & Hubli.
Boarding & Drop Points
Travellers booking Bangalore to Goa bus tickets can choose from more than 10 boarding and drop points. The popular boarding point in Bangalore for buses heading to Goa are Rajajinagar, Yeshwantpur, Madiwala, Jayanagar and Jalahalli. Once the bus reaches Goa, passengers can alight at Ponda, Panjim, Porvorim and Mapusa. All the boarding and drop points in both the cities are well connected by bus, taxis and auto-rickshaws.