There are many services like Uber, M2M, Regular Ferry, Speedboat service to take you to Mandwa, Alibaug, Elephanta Island, and Gateway of India. I have explained each of these below.
Uber, the world’s largest car-sharing company, has launched the Uber Boat service in Mumbai.
This is in partnership with Maharashtra Maritime Board. The service will provide boat service from 3 of the city’s famous coastal routes, i.e., Gateway of India, Elephanta Islands, and Mandwa Jetty (Alibaug).
Customers can avail of two variants of Uber Boat with a 6-8 seater seating capacity for Uber Boat and 10+ seater for Uber Boat XL.
The Uber Boat rides will be best-in-class safety functionalities, including lifejackets, emergency contact details, printed collaterals, and a manual highlighting safety instructions.
The rides will cost INR 5,700/- for Uber Boat (6-8 seater speed boat) and INR 9,500/- for Uber Boat XL (10+ seater speed boat) for all the active routes.
The service can be availed by booking through your Uber app. The ride takes around 20min versus the regular boat ride, which takes between 45min to 1 hour.
2. Many traditional boats are already serving on this route, which costs less with the below schedule.
Boat Ticket cost From Mumbai (Gateway Of India) To Alibaug.
MUMBAI – ALIBAUG BOAT OPERATOR
(Cost in Rupees)
|TICKET PRICE FOR TRAVEL BETWEEN MUMBAI AND ALIBAUG|
|MAIN DECK||UPPER DECK||AIR-CONDITIONED|
|PNP Maritime Services||150|
3. NEW Service started by M2M Ferries
M2M Ferrie services have started, which connects Mumbai to Mandwa.
It is a huge boat that can even ferry cars and bikes across to Mandwa. This is a modern and comfortable service.
The M2M Ferries is supported by the Maharashtra Maritime Board and the Mumbai Port Trust.
The service cuts the 5 hours of road travel of around 110 km to just 1 hour by sea route and is available all year round.
Online booking can be made – https://m2mferries.com/
Cost for Service
- Rs. 360 for Adults
- Car cost depends on the type of car and starts with a min of Rs.1000 for a small car. The average price for four-wheelers is around Rs. 1200
- Rs.200 for wheeler
Conclusion – There are many services for passengers to go to Mandwa (Aibaug) from Mumbai (Gateway of India). With the introduction of the M2M Ferry service, it is now possible for you to take your car and bikes along. This makes it very Tourist friendly for families who would like to travel in their vehicle. Alibaug is a famous tourist location in Mumbai and can be visited at any time of the year.
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