There are 5 ways to get from Mumbai to Ajanta Caves by plane, taxi, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly, taxi  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Aurangabad (IXU) BOM - IXU
  2. Take a taxi from Aurangabad to Ajanta Caves

$48 - $182

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Bus, night bus  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Mumbai (Dadar) to Pune
  2. Take the night bus from Pune to Ajanta

$17 - $25

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Dadar (DR) to Pachora Junction (PC) Mahanagari Exp / ...

$20 - $33

Taxi  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mumbai to Ajanta Caves 267.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Mumbai to Ajanta Caves 267.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The distance between Mumbai and Ajanta Caves is 345 km. The road distance is 427.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Ajanta Caves without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Mumbai to Ajanta Caves, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mumbai Airport to Aurangabad Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mumbai to Ajanta Caves is 428 km. It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to drive from Mumbai to Ajanta Caves.

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Jet Lite, Jet Airways and Air India Limited offer flights from Mumbai Airport to Aurangabad Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Ajanta Caves. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Mumbai Airport is to bus which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Mumbai to Ajanta Caves.
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  • Distance: 215.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Mumbai, India and Ajanta Caves, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Mumbai to Ajanta Caves 3 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $16 and the journey takes 5 h 44 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Aurangabad
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Aurangabad
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mumbai to Aurangabad
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai (Dadar) to Pune
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Night bus from Pune to Ajanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Aurangabad to Ajanta Caves
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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