Reach Osborne – By Air, Train & Road
Goa is located on the west coast of India, between the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka. The distance from various cities in India to Osborne Resorts Goa is:
- Mangalore - Approximately 400 kilometers.
- Bangalore – Approximately 600 kilometers
- Pune – Approximately 450 kilometers
- Mumbai – Approximately 600 kilometers
Goa is connected directly by some international airlines and some flights arrive via Mumbai. There are charter flights from United Kingdom, Germany, Russia and Switzerland.
Domestic airlines have flights daily to and from Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Kozhikode (Calicut) and Pune.
The distance from Dabolim at Vasco Da Gama, Goa's international airport is approximately 42 kms and takes an hour to drive to Osborne Beach Resorts Calangute.
Prepaid taxis can be hired at the international arrival area or from the booth outside the main building Dabolim airport.
Osborne 2 star budget hotel in Goa arranges pick-up and drop from the airport at a nominal cost and prior intimation.
Frequent bus services are also available from Dabolim airport to Calangute bus stand which is opposite the 2 Star Osborne hotel in Goa.
The Konkan railways have been operating trains along the western coast, also known as the Konkan coast, since the 1990s. Train travel is convenient, comfortable and one has a chance to enjoy the scenic beauty too.
As train travel is faster and cheaper than road, reservations must be made well in advance. Reservations can be made online or through travel agents for a fee.
There are direct train services from major Indian cities - Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Mangalore, Delhi, Kochi, Kolkata, Thiruvanantapuram, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. Some trains also pass via Pune to Goa.
Most trains depart from and arrive at Madgao Station in South Goa.
Thivim and Karmali railway stations enroute to Madgaon are the nearest to Osborne Resorts Calangute beach hotel.
The distance between Thivim to Calangute bus stand which is diagonally across Osborne is a ten minute drive by local buses, taxis, auto rickshaws or scooters.
International tourists have a quota set aside for train tickets. They must be purchased at the station of origin by the passengers themselves and not through travels agents.
From Thivim Railway Station
Buses, cars and motorbikes are another exciting option to reach Osborne Hotels in Goa, Calangute.
Most travelers to Goa by bus are Indians and hence the peak season is during vacations in October-November, December and May-June. The bus tour operators prefer advance booking particularly during the peak periods.
All major cities in India are connected to Goa by road. Good roads, picturesque landscape and comfortable motels and hotels along the way make the drive to Goa pleasurable.
The two main highways that connect Goa to and from other locations in India are NH4 and NH17.
State run as well as private tour operators run buses to Goa. The Calangute bus stand, is nearest to Osborne budget hotels, Goa.
Self driven cars and hired cars are another mode of travel to Osborne hotels in North Goa. Car rental companies and tour operators are good sources for hiring a car.
Looking for an adrenaline rush, traveling alone, got a companion and love nature? Travel to Goa on a motorbike.
The sheer joy of traveling at one's own pace is a good enough reason for a motor bike ride to Osborne hotel in North Goa. Moreover, a motor bike is convenient way to get in and around Goa.
From the Mapsa Bus Station