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How To Reach Crawford Market?

Discussion in 'Maharashtra' started by Sharmila, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Sharmila

    Sharmila New Member

    I am going to Mumbai in a few days time, and I have just found out about Crawford Market, which I am interested in visiting.

    Please, can someone help me in knowing how to reach Crawford Market and what is the easiest mode of transport to reach the place?

  2. Dhruv

    Dhruv Member

    The nearest station to Crawford Market is CST Railway Station, it is at a distance of 1km so just a walking distance. From outside the station, you can get an auto which would take you to the market.

    The nearest bus stops near Crawford Market are Chakala Market Bus Station, Musafir Khana Bus Station, Mahatma Phule Market Bus Station, Railway Accident Court Bus Station and G.T.Hospital Bus Station.

    If you want convenience you can also get an auto or taxi to the market.

  3. Prits

    Prits Member

    Crawford Market, also known as Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai, is a popular market in Mumbai. Here's how you can reach Crawford Market and the recommended modes of transportation:

    Modes of Transport:
    1. Local Train:
      • Nearest Railway Station: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT).
      • Distance from CSMT: Approximately 2 kilometers.
      • How to Reach: You can take a local train to CSMT and then either walk or take a short taxi/auto-rickshaw ride to Crawford Market.
    2. Bus:
      • Bus Services: Mumbai has an extensive bus network.
      • Bus Stops: Crawford Market is well-connected by bus services. You can check with locals or use public transportation apps to find the most suitable bus route.
    3. Taxi/Cab:
      • Availability: Taxis and cab services are readily available throughout Mumbai.
      • Convenience: Taxis are a convenient option, especially if you prefer a door-to-door service.
    4. Auto-Rickshaw:
      • Availability: Auto-rickshaws are a common mode of transport in Mumbai.
      • Suitability: They are suitable for short distances, and you can negotiate the fare before starting the ride.
    5. Walking:
      • Feasibility: Depending on your location in Mumbai, you might even consider walking to Crawford Market if it's within a reasonable distance.
    Points to Note:
    • Traffic Conditions: Mumbai is known for traffic, so plan your travel time accordingly, especially if you choose road transportation.

    • Local Guidance: Feel free to ask locals for directions or recommendations. Mumbai residents are generally helpful.

    • Operating Hours: Crawford Market operates during specific hours, so check the market's opening and closing times before planning your visit.

    • Accessibility: The market is centrally located, making it accessible from various parts of the city.
    Additional Tips:
    • Nearby Landmarks: Crawford Market is close to several landmarks like CSMT, the Gateway of India, and Charni Road. You can plan to visit multiple places in the vicinity.

    • Shopping: The market is known for a variety of items, including fresh produce, spices, and household goods. Be sure to explore the vibrant market atmosphere.
    Enjoy your visit to Crawford Market and the bustling streets of Mumbai!