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Besides being Maharashtra's capital, Mumbai is a major commercial and tourist hub in the state. Many tourists from Indian and abroad come to Mumbai to experience its vibrant culture, explore the various tourist attractions, and indulge in delicious street food. While there are plenty of things to do and see in the Maximum city, as Mumbai is known, there are many other tourist places to visit near Mumbai that are equally fascinating. One such important place to visit near Mumbai is Ahmedabad, which is in Gujarat. The city has the distinction of being the world’s first UNESCO Heritage city.

There are various ways to reach Ahmedabad from Mumbai, as discussed below.

How to Reach Ahmedabad from Mumbai?

By Air

One of the fastest ways to reach Ahmedabad from Mumbai is to take a direct flight. The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport, Ahmedabad, is one of the busiest airports in India, with numerous flight routes. A direct flight from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj international airport can take you to Ahmedabad within 1 hour and 30 minutes.

By Train 

Travelling by train is one of the most preferred ways to reach Ahmedabad from Mumbai. Numerous trains run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad daily. So, you can have various options based on your budget. The Mumbai-Ahmedabad IRCTC Tejas Express is the top choice for luxury and executive travellers.

The Adi Duronto Express and Hapa Duronto Express are other popular AC trains that take about 6 hours to reach Ahmedabad from Mumbai. Additionally, there are Humsafar express, Saurashtra mail, Kutch express, etc., that cover this distance in about 7 to 8 hours.

By Road

The distance from Mumbai to Ahmedabad is about 527 km by road via NH 48. The travel time can be about 10 hours. If you take the NH 160 route, the travel time can be about 13 hours. Many government and private buses run on this route throughout the day. 

However, a road trip to Ahmedabad from Mumbai with your loved ones can be a fun experience. Start your journey from Mumbai early in the morning. The roads are great, and the entire route is dotted with some fine eateries. So, take a break after 4-5 hours of driving, taste some delicious snacks and resume your journey forward.

Also Read: Ahmedabad Tourism: Places to Visit and Things to Do

 

 

Where to Stay in Ahmedabad?

Club Mahindra Kensville Golf Resort is one of the most stunning resorts in Ahmedabad to enjoy your vacation. The 900-acre resort is resplendent with lush greenery and pristine water bodies. The rooms provide a magnificent view of the golf course, helping you relax and unwind after a hectic tour.

10 Places to Visit in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad has numerous tourist attractions, some of which are listed below.

  1. Sabarmati Ashram and Riverfront
  2. Kankaria Lake
  3. Kamla Nehru Zoo
  4. Adalaj Stepwell
  5. Jama Masjid
  6. Sidi Sayyad Mosque
  7. Bhadra Fort
  8. Akshardham Temple
  9. Swaminarayan Temple
  10. Kite Museum

Best Time to Visit Ahmedabad

Summer in Ahmedabad can get hot, with temperatures rising above 46°C by the end of April. Therefore, the best time to visit Ahmedabad can be during the winter season, which lasts from November to February. The weather is cool and ideal for day-long sightseeing trips and trying out various local cuisines at roadside stalls.

So, if you plan to visit Ahmedabad from Mumbai, now you know how and when to plan your trip.

 

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