Goa to Hampi
Goa to Hampi by Train
8048 Amravathi Express runs between Vasco da Gama / Madgaon and Hospet and is a comfortable mode of transport. The train ride is scenic as it passes through the beautiful western Ghats. It departs from Vasco at 7:10 am / Madgaon at 7:45am and reaches hospet at around 3pm.
The Indian trains provide various classes of accommodation which fits in everyone’s pocket. If you can afford, it is advisable to travel in upper classes. This is the list of classes availiable ( upper to lower ) – 1st Ac, Ac 2 Tier , Ac 3 Tier , Sleeper Class. It is always advisable to book yor tickets in advance. The booking window opens 90 days in advance. Tickets can be booked on Indian Railways website www.irctc.co.in.
Understanding that 90 days is very early , there are some seats reserved for Tatkal Quota ( Instant Booking). This Quota opens 3 days prior to the date of journey and the tickets can be booked by paying some additional fees called Tatkal Fees. It is advisable to Contact a good travel agent to book the Tatkal tickets as tickets end up very fast (sometimes within an hour of opening ).
Train from Goa to Hampi
8048 Amravathi Express Dep: 7:10 am (Vasco Da Gama) Arr: 2:55 Pm (Hospet)
Train from Hampi to Goa
8047 Amravathi Express Dep: 6:30 am (Hospet) Arr: 3:00 pm (Vasco Da Gama)
Goa to Hampi by Road
There are many private operator buses plying on the Goa-Hampi route although the journey is not very comfortable. The tickets can be booked through a travel agent only.
One can also hire a taxi / drive in one’s own car from Goa.
Goa to Hampi Distance : 320 Km. One can check the Goa to Hampi route on googlemaps.
Goa to Hampi By Air
The nearest airport is at Hubli which is around 161 Kms (100 miles )from Hampi. There is no direct flight between Goa and Hubli. But still if flights are the only way you travel you can first fly to bangalore / mumbai and from there you can catch flight to hubli. From Hubli you can hire a cab to reach hampi.