Situated to the south of the main Dr. Rajendra Prasad Avenue, Vasco da Gama Railway Station comes under
South Central Railways
. It is linked to Belgaum
by meter gauge rail. Most of the trains to Goa
run through this station.
, Kulem-Vasco da Gama Passenger and Londa-Vasco da Gama Express are the main train connections. Computerized reservation facility is provided. The railway department has provided a tourist information center on the premises. There is a tourist aid cell at the tourist hostel located near the station.
In the immediate vicinity of the station, there are several restaurants offering a variety of cuisines to cater to the needs of the tourists. Just a few kilometers from the station is Hotel La Paz Gardens, offering good accommodation.
Naval Aviation Museum, Bogmolo Beach, Miramar Beach and Church of St Andrew are nearby.
Taxis and private buses are extensively available from the station. The main city close to the station is Panaji (the capital city of Goa, 30 km). The major railhead near the station is at
Margao (south). Goa Airport is just 4 km from Vasco Da Gama.
Station Code: VSG
Reservation Enquiry: Dial 1345 (
Arrival and departure enquiry: Dial local line 131, 1331 (IVRS)