How about taking a train ride in India for less than INR 500? Sounds interesting! You can really enjoy this on specific rail routes in the country. It is a well-known fact that a train journey is the best way to explore the beauty of India and its diverse culture. So, don’t wait and book a seat at any of these trains for a memorable experience. Come, take a ride:

Mumbai to Lonavala

The hill town of Lonavala is one of the most favourite weekend retreats for Mumbaikars. Even though you can visit the place all year round, the monsoon months are the best as Lonavala looks just picture perfect during the rains with its misty mountains and cascading waterfalls. It is also that time of the year when the hill station receives maximum footfall, so it is better to have prior train reservation if you are planning a trip to Lonavala in the next few days. The train fare is around INR 150.  

Jammu to Udhampur

Gorgeous views and snow-capped peaks will accompany you all throughout your journey between Jammu to Udhampur. The city of Jammu is a stopover for people who want to visit Vaishno Devi, Patnitop and Srinagar. You can also plan stay at Jammu and explore the adjoining areas. The normaltrain fare between these two place starts from INR 150.

Mumbai to Madgaon

Want to explore the Party Capital of India without spending too much on travel? Well, don’t worry as you can always do that. There are trains that run between Mumbai and Madgaon on a regular basis. Madgaon may be a bustling hub of commerce now but it still has traces of its early days with streets lined with colonial mansions, its markets full of local produce and what not! It is better to have prior online train ticket booking so that you can enjoy your trip to the fullest. The fare between these two places normally start from INR 450.

Siliguri to Alipurduar

A train journey that takes you through dense forests, wildlife sanctuaries and sweeping views, this one is a complete delight if you love nature in its purest form. The 160 km journey is covered in almost 3 hours and you can have train details and other relevant information on ixigo train app as it provides all the necessary details at one place. You have to pay INR 150 (approx) for a train ride on this route as this is the starting fare.

Neral to Matheran

How about taking a ride on the only heritage railway in the state? Well, we are talking about the Matheran Toy Train. The ride starts at Neral and takes about 2 hours to reach Matheran, traversing through zig-zags and tunnels, offering a unique experience for the travellers. The train schedule between these two places is fixed, with the first train starting from 7:00 AM and the last leaves at 5:00 PM. Charges per person for first class are INR 210.

Happy Journey!