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About Madgaon Railway Station

The Madgaon Junction Railway Station (MAO), located on the scenic Konkan railway route, is a major halting point for most of the trains passing through Goa. Being connected to the major cities in India, it is one of the busiest stations in Goa. It lies at 3 km from the city center of Madgaon and 38 km from Panaji. The station has facilities including a computerized reservation office, refreshment rooms, tourist information center, mobile trolleys, and a cyber cafe.

Trains Departing from Madgaon To Other Stations Madgaon Junction railway station has 3 platforms, 14 originating, and 54 terminating trains. 92 trains halt here.

Trains to Top Pilgrimage Sites: The Amritsar Express connects MAO railway station to Amritsar, home to the holy Golden Temple or ‘Harmandir Sahib’. The Lokamanyatilak Tirunelveli Special links MAO railway station to Thrissur (Kerala), which is just 30 km from the Guruvayur Temple. It is also known as ‘Bhuloka Vaikuntha’ meaning the holy abode of Vishnu on earth. The Vasco da Gama Howrah Express heads to Howrah Junction. The revered Kalighat Kali Temple in Kolkata is one of most sacred pilgrim sites for Hindus. The Marusagar Express heads to Ajmer, home to Ajmer Sharif Dargah, a famous Islamic pilgrim site.

Trains to Metros Cities: There are 12 long distance trains from MAO railway station to Delhi, 1 to Chennai, 46 to Mumbai, 6 to Bangalore, and 1 to Kolkata.

Popular Trains: The Nizamuddin Express provides catering facilities in all coaches and LCD screens in two of the AC tier coaches. The Konkan Kanya Express is a SuperFast train that travels at the speed of 30 mph and provides on-board catering. The Jan Shatabdi Express is a low-priced version of the Shatabdi trains and is one of the fastest trains in India.

• The Nizamuddin Express starts in Trivandrum and links Madgaon Junction railway station to Hazrat Nizamuddin station in New Delhi.
• The Konkan Kanya Express starts in Mumbai (CSTM) and connects it to Madgaon MAO railway station.
• The Jan Shatabdi Express starts from the Madgaon Junction railway station and connects it to Dadar (DR).

Different Stations in Goa

• Canacona (CNO)
• Karmali (KRMI)
• Qulem (QLM)
• Pernem (PERN)
• Sanvordem Curchorem (SVM)
• Thivim (THVM)
• Vasco da Gama (VSG)

Popular Places Near Madgaon Junction Railway Station

The Majorda Beach is 12 km (30-min drive) from Madgaon MAO railway station. It is famous for water activities like surfing, skiing, and snorkeling. It also offers lovely views of the sunrise and sunset. A 10-min drive will take you to the Church of the Holy Spirit (2 km away). It is known more than 4 centuries old and is known for its Baroque style of architecture. The town of Loutolim is around 13 km away (25-min drive) from the Madgaon Junction railway station. One can see the Portugal influence in the many mansions. One of the mansions, Casa Araujo Alvares, a 250-year old building also has a sound and light show for the public.

FAQs

Q. How do I get to Chapora Beach from Madgaon Railway Station (MAO)?
A. You can hire a cab and drive down to Chapora Beach from Madgaon Railway Station (MAO).

Q. How can I get to Mapusa from Valpoi?
A. Take a car to reach Mapusa from Valpoi. It takes approximately 1 hour 15 minutes to reach.

Q. What is the best means to travel to Madgaon MAO Railway Station from Sanquelim?
A. The best means to travel to Madgaon MAO Railway Station from Sanquelim is by car.

Q. Are there local buses from Madgaon Railway Station (MAO) to Panaji?
A. No. You can take a bus from a bus stand close to Madgaon Railway Station (MAO) to Panaji.

Q. Can I get a taxi to Nagpur from Madgaon MAO Railway Station in Goa?
A. Yes, you can book cabs online or get a taxi to Nagpur from Madgaon MAO Railway Station in Goa.

Q. Is there local train/metro connectivity from Madgaon MAO Railway Station?
A. No, there is no local train/metro connectivity from Madgaon Railway Station (MAO).

Q. How long will it take me to get from Madgaon MAO Railway Station to Mumbai?
A. It takes close to 11 hours to reach Mumbai from Madgaon MAO Railway Station.

Q. What are the transport options available from Madgaon MAO Railway Station in Goa?
A. Auto rickshaws and prepaid taxis are the convenient modes of transport available from Madgaon Railway Station (MAO) in Goa.

Q. What is the best means to get to Wax World Museum from Madgaon MAO Railway Station?
A. Going by car is the best option from Madgaon MAO Railway Station to the Wax World Museum.

Q. How do I get to Ancestral Goa from Madgaon MAO Railway Station?
A. Although buses operate between Madgaon MAO Railway Station and Ancestral Goa, they are very time consuming. Hence, the best alternative is to go by car, which will take you approximately 20 minutes to reach your destination.

Q. Which beach of Goa is more kid-friendly – Calangute Beach or Palolem Beach?
A. Palolem Beach in South Goa is a better option when you have kids with you.

Q. When can I go for a cruise?
A. Most cruise boat companies operate from 10 AM to 10 PM, but if you wish to enjoy the sunset, plan to go for an evening cruise around 6 PM.

Q. What is the local food of Goa that one should try?
A. Vindaloo, a meat-rich dish (usually made of pork), is one of the local food items of Goa that you must try.

Q. Are there tourist buses for a sightseeing tour of Goa?
A. Yes. There are multiple Hop on Hop off (HOHO) buses as well as tourist buses managed by the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC).

Q. Are there tourist buses for a sightseeing tour of Goa?
A. Yes. There are multiple Hop on Hop off (HOHO) buses as well as tourist buses managed by the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC).

Q. What are the must-see places of Goa?
A. The must-see places in Goa include the Dudhsagar Falls, Anjuna Beach, Calangute Beach, Ashwem Beach, Harvalem Caves, and Chapora Fort.

Q. What are the opening timings for Se Cathedral
A. You can visit Se Cathedral from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM on all days of the week.

Q. What are some nightclubs in Goa?
A. Club Cubana, Sinq Night Club, and Red Square are some popular nightclubs in Goa.

Q. What are some attractions near Margao?
A. Goa Chitra Museum, Margao Municipal Garden, and Pandava Caves are some of the popular attractions near Margao.

Q. How far is Bom Jesus Basilica from Madgaon MAO Railway Station?
A. Bom Jesus Basilica is located around 35 km from Madgaon MAO Railway Station.

Q. Which 4-star hotel would you recommend within 10 km of Madgaon Railway Station in Goa?
A. Seasons Hotel & Resorts located approximately 6 km from Madgaon Railway Station is a good 4-star hotel.

Q. What is a good family hotel near Madgaon MAO Railway Station?
A. Palm Shades Spring is a good family hotel near Madgaon MAO Railway Station.

Q. Are there decent budget hotels in or around Panaji?
A. Yes, Casa Menezes is one of the decent budget hotels near Panaji bus stand.

Q. What are some cheap hotels in Karwar?
A. Cheap hotels that you can check out in Karwar include B.V. Residency, Hotel Kamat Plus, and Hotel Premiere.

Q. Would you recommend Amour Resort as a good option to stay with family?
A. Yes, Amour Resort is a good place in Goa for families.

Q. Name some 3-star hotels near Fort Aguada.
A. Aldeia Santa Rita and Bougainvillea Guest House are some 3-star properties near Fort Aguada in Goa.

Q. Is there any cheap hotel near Madgaon Railway Station (MAO)?
A. Margao Residency and Hotel Avenue are two of the cheap hotels near Madgaon Railway Station (MAO).

Q. Can you tell me names of some budget hotels near Madgaon MAO Railway Station?
A. Hotel Panchsheel, Hotel La Grace, and Hotel La Flor are a few budget hotels near Madgaon MAO Railway Station in Goa.

Q. Which 5-star hotel is near Madgaon Railway Station (MAO) in Goa?
A. Kenilworth Resort & Spa is one of the many 5-star hotels near Madgaon MAO Railway Station in Goa.

Q. What are the most popular hotels near Madgaon MAO Railway Station?
A. Nanutel Margao Hotel and Hotel Tanish are two popular hotels near Madgaon MAO Railway Station.

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