How to reach IIT Bombay?

IIT Bombay is located at Powai, which is in the North-Eastern part of Mumbai. One can travel by auto-rickshaws or taxis to reach IIT from the nearest stations. The nearest stations for Central Railway are Kanjur Marg or Vikhroli. The nearest station for Western Railway is Andheri.
International flights land at Sahar Airport which is about 7kms from IIT. The Domestic Airport-SantaCruz is about 10kms from IIT. Pre-paid taxis and auto-ricksaws are available at the airports.

Public Transport
Mumbai has one of the most efficient and reliable public transport network. One can travel by Autorickshaws / Taxis to reach IIT from the nearest stations(Autorickshaws, however do not go further south than Sion and Bandra). For longer distance, you can use either the BEST Bus Network or the Mumbai Local train System.

Suburban Railway Transport
Those coming by Central Railway Suburban train will have to get down at Kanjur Marg, Vikhroli or Ghatkopar which are the nearest stations from IITB. If you are coming by the Western Railway Suburban train you will have to get down at Andheri, Bandra, Goregoan or Malad.
Stations for Through Trains Coming to Mumbai
Central Railway CST, Dadar, Kurla, Thane.
Western Railway Mumbai Central, Dadar, Bandra, Andheri,Borivali, Kurla
There is a terminus at Kurla where some Central as well as Western Railway Trains terminate. There is no convenient bus route from Kurla terminus. An autorickshaw is the best option. However it would be more economical to take a suburban train from kurla to Kanjur Marg and then take an Auto.
 
AIR PORTS
International flights land at Sahar Airport which is about 7 kms from IIT. The Domestic Airport- SantaCruz is about 10 kms. Pre paid taxis are available at the Airports. Autorickshaws are also available for IIT.

 

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The below link itself can be used for the map
http://www.iitb.ac.in/campus/howto/howtoget.html

From the Airport
Those traveling by air, can take taxis/auto rickshaws from the domestic (40-60 min travel time)/international (20-40 min travel time) airport to reach IIT Bombay.


From Central Railway
If traveling by the central railway line [with tickets to Kalyan/Thane/Kurla/Dadar/VT(now known as CST)], get down at Kalyan/Thane/Dadar and take a local train to Kanjur Marg/Vikhroli, which are the nearest stations to IIT Bombay. Come out through the western-side gate and take a bus or, auto rickshaw to IIT main gate.


From Western Railway
If you are coming by the western railway line, get down preferably at Borivali/Bandra/Andheri. From Bandra (local railway station) West, you can take the 422 bus to IIT Bombay main gate. From Borivali East and Andheri East, there are a number of buses which come to IIT main gate. Alternatively, you can take a three-wheeler or taxi from these stations. If you get down at Mumbai Central, then travel in reverse direction to Dadar (Western Railway). From Dadar Western Railway, you will have to change to Dadar Central Railway. To reach IIT Bombay from Dadar Central Railway, follow the instructions given under Central Railway.
Reaching IIT Bombay Guest House (Van Vihar/Jal Vihar)

There are three gates to IIT Bombay. It is advised to enter through the main gate. If you are coming by an auto rickshaw/taxi, enquire form the security at the main gate for the directions to IIT B Guest House (Van Vihar/Jal Vihar Guest House).

 

Reaching IIT B Hostels

There are three gates to IIT Bombay. It is advised to enter through the main gate. If you are coming by an auto rickshaw/taxi, enquire form the security at the main gate for the directions.

 

How to reach NITIE Guest House /Hostel

IIT Bombay (4Km), L&T Powai (1.5 Km).