Located around 50km to 60km north of Mumbai, Bassein beach is a magnificent beach and also a place of prominent historical and religious importance. The white sandy beach bordered by sea and lines of palm trees on either side is a perfect place for weekend idling and pleasure walks. The charming fusion of historical and religious significance and religious beauty makes it a truly splendid place to visit and attracts many tourists from far and wide.
For being located close to Mumbai Bassein Beach can be easily reached by road, train and also air.
How to Reach Bassein Beach by road
Bassein which is also known as Vasai is only at a distance of 60km by road from Mumbai and can be easily reached with private taxis. MTDC buses from near all parts of Mumbai to Vasai are also available. Tourists can also hire cars from travel and tourism companies can also be a good choice. Traveling from Mumbai to Vasai should not take more than one and a half hour but as the Western Express Highway witness heavy traffic at times it might also take longer. Vasai can also be reached from Thane via Ghodbunder Road easily.
How to Reach Bassein Beach by Train
Reaching Bassein Beach by train is also easy as Vasai is the nearest suburban station and can be easily reached from Churchgate, Andheri and Dadar by boarding a Virar or Dahanu local trains.
From Vasai station there is both state transport corporation buses and auto rickshaws available for affordable process. Traveling from Andheri may be a better choice for it is also the station that is also nearest to the international terminal of the Mumbai International Airport.
How to Reach Bassein Beach by Air
Chatrapati Shivaji International airport at Mumbai is the nearest international airport to Vasai and tourists reaching Mumbai by air from anywhere in the world can easily reach Bassein Beach by taking a train from Dadar or Andheri or traveling by road by the Western Express Highway which ever they find comfortable.
Map of Bassein Beach
Distance from Major cities to Bassein Beach
- Vajreshwari to Bassein Beach Distance – 36 KM
- Virar to Bassein Beach Distance – 20 KM
- Dahanu to Bassein Beach Distance – 102 KM
- Palghar to Bassein Beach Distance – 75 KM
- Mumbai to Bassein Beach Distance – 67 KM
- Thane to Bassein Beach Distance – 45 KM