About Mumbai :
Mumbai is the
financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India. It is also one of the
world's top ten centres of commerce in terms of global financial flow,
generating 5% of India's GDP and accounting for 25% of industrial output, 70%
of maritime trade in India (Mumbai Port Trust & JNPT),and 70% of capital
transactions to India's economy. The city
also houses India's Hindi (Bollywood) and Marathi film and television industry.
Mumbai is the capital
city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India,
second most populous metropolitan area in India, and the fifth most populous
city in the world, with an estimated city population of 18.4 million and
metropolitan area population of 20.7 million as of 2011.Along with the urban
areas, including the cities of Navi Mumbai, Thane, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, it is one
of the most populous urban regions in the world.Mumbai lies on the west coast
of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2009, Mumbai was named an alpha
world city.It is also the wealthiest city in India,and has the highest GDP of
any city in South, West or Central Asia.
About Hubli :
Hubli is an
agglomerating city in the state of Karnataka, India, where it is the fastest
growing city after the capital, Bangalore. It's often called the second capital
of Karnataka. Also known as "Chota Mumbai", it is the largest city in
North Karnataka and a commercial hub. The name Hubballi literally means
"Flowering creeper" in Kannada. Hubli is called "Gandu Mettida
Naadu" (ಗಂಡು ಮೆಟ್ಟಿದ ನಾಡು). The twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad, collectively referred
to as “Hubli-Dharwad”, are the second-largest conurbation in Karnataka after
Bangalore and is second most populous city in Karnataka. While Dharwad is the
administrative headquarters, the city of Hubli, situated about 20 km south-east
of Dharwad, is the commercial centre and business hub of North Karnataka region.
Crops like cotton and peanuts are grown aplenty in the surrounding rural
agricultural areas, and Hubli is a major trading center for both commodities.
It is also an important city for the Indian Railways, as it is the headquarters
for South Western Railway Zone and the Hubli Railway Division. Hubli is a major
railway junction in North Karnataka. It is also the headquarters of NWKRTC
North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation. Hubli also houses the largest
number of government offices outside Bangalore.
About The Route
Moderate Route with 2 lane (no divider) for most part
Total buses in this route 47
Approximate Distance 583 Kms
Approximate Travel Time 8 hrs
* the above might differ from time to time and operator to operator based on climate, bus condition, etc.