The distance between these two cities is around 506Kms, and can be reached in approximately 6hrs .Bus travel is a popular travel option between these two cities, and many buses ply between Mumbai and Kolhapur(Maharashtra). VRL Travels is a major operator along this route. You have buses starting from 01:00 PM, till 10:00 PM. The lowest fare for these buses starts from Rs.450, and the maximum fare is around Rs.1400.
You can now book online tickets from Mumbai to Kolhapur(Maharashtra) at redBus.in at affordable prices.
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.
Located in the southwestern region of Maharashtra, on the banks of River Panchaganga, lies the historical city of Kolhapur. The presence of numerous religious centers like Mahalakshmi Temple which is known for its ancient architectural style, Jyotiba Temple, Katyani Temple, Binkhambi Ganesh Mandir, Kopeshwara Temple, BhawaniTemple and Gagangiri Maharaj Math, some of them found dotting the holy river, has given the name ‘dakshinkashi’ to this city. Other than the religious presence, the city houses several forts and other historical places. Some of the major places to visit in this well-connected town are the Maharaja’s palace also known as the New palace, Shahji Chatrapati museum, Vishalgad Fort, Irwin Agricultural Museum, Radhanagari Dam, Wax museum and Bhavani Mandap, the oldest and biggest structure in Kolhapur also known as ‘glory of the city’. And who can forget about the popular and uniquely designed Kolhapuri chappals that are exported to all over the world.
Happy with the overall service. But fumigation needs to be done. There were many cockroaches in the bus.
Worst journey experience ever had in life thanx to konduskar bus is full of cockroaches and insects..on ur body 9540 bus
Good service staff, nice interiors with well maintained seats.
I have booked ticket from mumbai to kolhapur And they have dropped me in bhelgoan Ver very bad service