HOW TO REACH PRAYAGRAJ FROM MUMBAI
At Allahabad, you will get intimate access to a truly magical event. The Ardh Kumbh is happening between 15 January to 4 March, 2019 and it is one of the largest ever gatherings of humanity at a single spot in all of history. It is a spiritual event of epic proportions which is held in every six years in the city of Allahabad in Northern India. The Kumbh Mela widely regarded as the largest gathering of pilgrims in the world, is a very significant event for Hinduism and thus attract people from all over the world. It is organized at four different areas, to bathe in the holy rivers, a ritual meant to cleans them of sin and bring purity and positivity to their lives. The gathering of devotes happens with an integral purpose and that is the holy bath in the holy river waters. The celebration is done at four places in India that are Ujjain, Nasik, Haridwar and Allahabad Prayagraj.
The driving distance between Allahabad and Mumbai is around 1416 km, while the aerial distance between the two cities is 1157 km. By Train the distance it is 1310 Km. Allahabad is decently connected to most of the cities including Mumbai.
HOW TO REACH BY TRAIN
There are 33 direct trains from Allahabad to Mumbai. These trains include Mahanagari Ex, Bsb Ltt Sup Exp ,Fd Ltt Sf Exp ,Godan Express , Cpr Ltt Express and many more. The minimum time a train takes to reach Prayagraj from Mumbai is 19h 20m. The cheapest way to reach the city is through train only. Majority of the Kumbh Mela pilgrims choose trains as the mode of transport. The government had also arranged for special trains and buses for the devotees to reach the city without any difficulties. Thus the train journey would be convenient and suitable for you to reach on time to participate in the Kumbh mela. The fare for one side journey to the city is rs.543 approximately. The price may vary depending on the different train.
HOW TO REACH BY AIR:
Allahabad is connected by air through the Bamrauli Air Force Base, which is around 12 Km away from the main city. The airport have domestic flights from all prime cities with prominent airlines like Air India, Go Air, Indigo, Spice Jet, Jet Konnect and Kingfisher. Most of these flights are via New Delhi and Mumbai. Mumbai to Allahabad has lot of direct flights regularly with duration of around 5 hrs, 50 min. This is the fastest way to reach but might be little costly.
One basic advice must keep in your mind that Prebook your luxurious hotel to stay in prayagraj so that their peace is not disturbed. As this is the largest gathering the management had created lot of facilities for visitors to reach the city without much effort.