Kolad by Car:
Distance: 120 km
Duration: 2 hr and 30 minutes.
Rent a car or Hire a cab or simply drive down to Kolad in your own vehicle, travelling by this mode is ideal when you are
going in a group or with families having senior citizens and kids. The route to Kolad is just awesome and is full of
picturesque views of mountains, waterfalls, ponds, lakes and beautiful greenery.
There are 2 routes by which you can reach Kolad from Mumbai.
Route 1: Mumbai – Vashi – Kalamboli(take right) – Panvel Bypass – Karnala( Pass Karnal Bird Sanctuary) – Pen – Vadkhal
Naka(take left) – Nagaothane – Kolad.
Route 2: Mumbai – Panvel – Mumbai Pune Express Way – Khapoli Exit(Move towards Pen Khapoli Road) – Sharp Right onto Pen
Khapoli Road – Turn left onto Khapoli Pali Road(Continue Driving) – Turn Left on NH66(Mumbai – Goa Road) Continue Driving
– Turn Left for Kolad.
Kolad by Train:
Kolad’s railway station lies under Konkan Railways and it connects Kolad with all other major cities of Maharashtra and
India.The train route to Kolad is just awesome and it is full of scenic beauty.
From Mumbai there is/are 2 direct Passenger train(s) to Kolad which runs on a daily basis. This is the cheapest way to
reach Kolad from Mumbai.
1) Train Name and Number: Diva Sawantwadi Passenger, 50105 – Diva To Sawantwadi Road.
Origin: Panvel Departure: 07:05
Destination: Kolad Arrival: 09:17
Time Travel: 2 hr 12 min.
2) Train Name and Number : Dadar Ratnagiri Passenger, 50103 – Dadar (Central) To Ratnagiri.
Origin : Dadar. Departure : 15:35
Destination : Kolad Arrival : 19:36
Time Travel : 4 hr 1 min.
You can also travel by shuttle trains from Diva to Roha and from Roha station you can take a shared auto rickshaw to Kolad.
Trains from Mumbai to Roha :
1) Train Name and Number : Rajya Rani Express, 11003 – Dadar (Central) To Sawantwadi Road.
Train Schedule: Daily.
Departure from Dadar(Central) : 00:05.
Arrival at Roha : 03:15.
Time to reach Roha : 3 hr 10 min.
2) Train Name and Number : Dadar Sawantwadi Special Train, 01095.
Train Schedule : Sunday, Tuesday, Friday
Departure from Dadar(Central) : 07:50
Arrival at Roha : 11 : 35
Time to reach Roha : 3 hr 45 min.
3) Netravati Express, 16345 – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus To Trivandrum Central
Train Schedule : Daily
Departure from Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT): 11:40
Arrival at Roha : 14 : 42
Time to reach Roha : 3 hr
If you get down at Nagothane railway station, one stop before Roha station (Mumbai to Goa highway is nearby so it’s easy
to travel) you will find S.T buses (any bus travelling towards Konkan areas will halt at Kolad naka).
Kolad by Bus:
State Transport buses are easily available from Mumbai towards Ratnagiri. Tourist can get down at Kolad which is on
Mumbai – Goa highway. Travel Duration is about 3 hours.
There are daily ST bus services for Mumbai to Ratnagiri route from Mumbai Central @ 11:00 & 17:00 hrs.
For more Information on MSRTC Bus timing is available on
Also many private owned bus operators provide transport services between Mumbai and Ratnagiri. The first bus from mumbai
departs at around 7:00 a.m. and the last bus departs at around 9:00 p.m.
Tourist can select bus of their choice i.e. Volvo AC,Volvo AC Sleeper, AC Seater Non AC Sleeper and many other.
The most preferred pickup points for this route (Mumbai to Ratnagiri) in Mumbai are
Borivali(East) – Opposite National Park.
Andheri(East) – Bisleri Compound.
Bandra(East) – Kalanagar Bus Stop.
Tour operators providing bus services between Mumbai and Ratnagiri are:
Ghatge Patil Travels – http://www.gptmohantravels.com/
Mukund Krupa Travels – http://www.mukundkrupa.com/
Lambodar Tours and Travels – http://lambodartoursandtravels.com/
Neeta tours and travels – http://neetabus.in/
Paulo Travels – http://www.phmgoa.com/
Please enquire before booking your tickets online as the journey time and pickup point close to you may differ with different bus operator.