Once you’re in Goa it’s time to unpack and head out to explore the different must see activities. Getting around in Goa is easy, reliable and safe. You can avail of public transport, private owned cabs and rented vehicles.
You can now book a cab via the Goa Miles App. Download the app (here) on your smart phone and you can book a cab to any destination across the State.
Airport Shuttle service
You can even take the regular airport shuttle that operates from the airport.
The shuttle bus departs from outside the airport premises.
Calagute to Goa Airport: INR 150.00
Goa Airport to Galagute: INR 150.00
Panjin to Airport: INR 100.00
For further information about this service, please call: +91 832 2438830 or 2438831 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.goakadamba.com | www.redbus.in
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You can hire unmetered taxis and, in urban areas, auto-rickshaws. A popular mode of transportation in Goa is the motorcycle taxi, operated by drivers who are locally called ‘pilots’. These vehicles transport a single pillion rider, at fares that are usually fixed. Other than buses, ‘pilots’ tend to be the cheapest mode of transport. You can also rent out a motorcycle and explore the many contrasts that Goa has to offer around every twist and turn.
The starting rates go from Rs 50 onwards depending on distance.
River crossings in Goa are serviced by flat-bottomed ferry boats. Crammed with people and vehicles, they are extremely reasonable and run from dawn till late in the evening.
Ferries are available at Betim to Panaji, Old Goa to Divar Island, Querim to Tiracol & Cavelossim to Assolna. It’s free for pedestrians and two wheelers and minimal charges are applicable to cars.
Hire Geared or Non-Geared Bike ‘per day’ Basis
Save on the exuberant travelling costs and hire a bike. It is easily available in the main towns in Goa, even in villages.
The price range is Rs. 200 to Rs. 350 even Rs 500 per day depending on the kind of bike and season. Geared bikes range from Rs. 400 to Rs. 1000 per day.
Use the Local Bus Service
Local private buses in Goa have a wide network even in the remotest areas. It is a cheaper mode of transport than others and a single ticket costs about Rs. 10 for 2 to 3 kilometers. For children it’s half the rate. These local busses have multiple stops along the route. You can find out the route from the sign board on the front window.
State run services, KTC ply on major routes and cities. You can catch a bus at the major bus stations.
Auto Rickshaws or Cabs
Auto rickshaws and cabs are ideal for larger groups. They cost higher and prices vary. You can avail of the pre-paid taxi service from the airport that follows a standard amount based on number of kilometers. The airport now has a special AC bus that takes you to Calangute.