How to Reach DamanSandwiched between Maharashtra, Gujarat and the Arabian Sea, Daman features rich historical heritage, pleasant climate, white sandy beaches and lush green environment. Divided in two parts viz. Nani Daman and Moti Daman, this Portuguese town is known for its exotic sea food and different varieties of liquor. Some of the must visit attractions of Daman include Mirasol Lake Garden, Jampore Beach, Cathedral of Bom Jesu, St Jerome Fort and Devka Beach. Being an important travel destination of India, Daman us well-connected to other major cities by air, road and rail.
How to Reach Daman by Air
The nearest domestic airport is located in the Nani Daman area, which has regular flights to Mumbai and Baroda. Mumbai International Airport is the nearest international airport, located at a distance of around 170 km from Daman.
How to Reach Daman by Road
Many state as well as private owned buses run to and from Daman, thereby connecting it to neighbouring towns of Mumbai and Surat which are located around 180 and 110 kilometers away respectively.
How to Reach Daman by Rail
Located around 12 km away from Daman, Vapi is the nearest railway station, connecting the city to other major Indian cities. From outside the station, you can hire a taxi or opt for local buses, in order to reach any part of the city.
How to reach Daman by Air
The Daman airport is well connected with different parts of the country especially with Mumbai and Vadodara. It is just 3 km away from the center of the Daman city. The airport is not like a usual commercial airport because it is mainly used as the military airport. The nearest major airport to Daman is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai which is approximately 170 km away from the heart of Daman. From there, you can take state owned buses and private taxi services to reach Daman. You can reach Daman by taking Mumbai to Daman Flightsand flights from other nearby cities.
Nearest Airport : Daman Airport, Daman
How to reach Daman by Rail
The nearest railway station is in Vapi which is around 10 km away from the city. Daman is well connected with all the major cities of the country such as Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Dehradun, Ernakulam, Jaipur, Jammu and Kalka. One will find various trains including superfast, passengers as well as express trains to reach Daman.
How to reach Daman by Road
Daman also has a good connectivity with various cities via road. The national highway 8 connects the union territory with cities like Gujarat (553km), Mumbai (173 km) as well as Ahmedabad (373 km). You will find Volvo, luxury buses, AC Sleeper buses as well as private cabs to reach Daman.
Best SeasonOct - March
LANGUAGESGujarati and English