Train No 17309, Yesvantpur to Vasco Da Gama Express operates from Bangalore's Yesvantpur railway station on Tuesdays and Sundays.
Book this train from Yesvantpur ( YPR) to any of Goa's main railway stations : Vasco Da Gama ( VSG ) or Madgaon ( MAO).
Yesvantpur-Vasco Da Gama Express has stops at Castle Rock(CLR), Kulem (QLM), Sanvordem ( SVM). These are small stations, just as the train enters Goa towards Vasco Da Gama.
Those heading towards the southern or Southeastern parts of Goa many fined these stations convenient, especially Madgaon and Sanvordem.
The return train Vasco Da Gama- Yesvantpur Express ( Train No:17310) operates on Mondays and Saturdays. Leaves Vasco Da Gama, in the night & reaches Yesvantpur by noon next day.
This train ( Train Number : 17316 ) follows the same schedule from Yesvantpur to Goa.
But the return train, Velankanni Express ( Train Number : 17315 ), is a day running train from Goa to Yesvantpur. You'll lose a day traveling on this train ( Monday), but the bonus is, watching the train sneaking through the thickets of the western Ghats. The highlight is , this route passes right across the Dudhsagar Falls ( watch your right between 10 & 11 am).
As this pair of trains operate towards Salem side, there's a stop at Krishnarajapurm ( KJM), in the northeastern outskirts of Bangalore city.
This train ( Train No:17311) connects Chennai with Goa, via Bengaluru. In bangalore, you can board this train from Banaswadi (BAND) or Yesvantpur stations
Railways operate this during the peak holiday season. Watch Out for the announcement of this train. You can book this only when it's listed for the the reservations ( in IRCTC website)
|Days||Train No||Train Name|| Departure - Arrival|
|Tue & Sun||17309||Yesvantpur - Vasco Da Gama Express|| 2.30 PM - 6.00 AM|
|Mon & Sat||17310||Vasco Da Gama-Yesvantpur Express||9.20 PM - 13.30 PM|
|17316||Velankanni to Vasco Da Gama Express|| 2.30 PM - 6.00 AM|
|Mon||17315||Velankanni Express||9.00 AM - 11.30 PM|
|17311||Chennai - Vasco Da Gama Express|| 9.35 PM - 1.00 PM|
|Tue||17312||Chennai - Vasco Da Gama Express||2.30 PM - 5.30 AM|
|02683||KSR Bengaluru to Vasco Da Gama Express (only during holiday seasons)||-|
Check with the irctc website for updated schedules.
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