The distance between these two cities is around 335Kms, and can be reached in approximately 5hrs 25min.Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Bharuch and Mumbai. VRL Travels is a major operator along this route. The first VRL Travels bus starts at 05:30 PM, and you can easily access buses till 11:16 PM. Minimum fare for bus travel along this route is Rs.750, and the maximum fare is close to Rs.1550.
You can now book online tickets from Bharuch to Mumbai at redBus.in at affordable prices.
Bharuch, also called Broach, is a city located at the mouth of the river Narmada in Gujarat. This is an ancient city, which has earned a lot of fame as a seaport and a shipbuilding centre. The city was a well-known centre of trade and the famed silk and spice trade was carried through here during the monsoon winds in particular. As such, it became a key place for the land-sea trade routes. Bharuch was a familiar name among the Greeks, the Persian Empires, the Romans and other Western centres of civilization until the end of the European Middle Ages. Even the Arab traders entered Gujarat through Bharuch to do business. The British also established their business centers there. Bharuch is well connected by Indian National Highway 8 (Mumbai to New Delhi). The 132-year-old Golden Bridge across the Narmada connects Bharuch with Ankleshwar on the station front while a newer bridge connects it to the highway.
Mumbai, earlier known as Bombay, is the capital of the State of Maharashtra. Since most of the countries big financial institutions (like RBI, Stock Exchange and so on) is located it Mumbai, it is also considered as the financial capital of India. Mumbai is one of the most crowded cities of the country as well as the world. It ranks fifth in the list of the most densely populated cities of the world. Nonetheless, Mumbai welcomes people from all walks of life irrespective of their backgrounds. The British developed what was a cluster of seven islands into the bustling city called Mumbai. It was also under the British rule that the place attained importance and further developed into a major financial and commercial hub of the country. Now, Mumbai is often called the City that never sleeps, owing to the commercial and financial activities that the city witnesses even during the night times.
The bus reached Thane 2hrs late. There was no much traffic.
Bus has dropped us 20 kms far from our destination .
I asked the driver whether or not the bus will go to Powai. He didnt reply and when the bus crossed Thane I asked whether the bus will go to Powai. He then siad I dont know ask conductor to which conductor replied in a rude manner that it was not supposed to go Powai. I had to get down at Kalwa(near Thane) which caused me trouble.