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Accommodation

For registered participants
  • You may book accommodation at IIT Bombay, on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Rooms are available on a sharing basis.
  • Call / email Deepak / Madhu, they will help you with the room allotment, room rates and payment.
  • Please note that the FIRE registration fee does not include accommodation expenses.
Rooms
  • Van Vihar Guest house in IIT Bombay on sharing basis
  • Rs. 600 / day, single room.
    Rs. 1000 / day double bedded room.
  • Boys Hostel No. 1
  • Rs. 150 / day.
    A charge of Rs. 30 for mattress.
Contact

  Deepak D Jagtap
  Mob: +91-9820936343
  Email: sairaj@gmail.com

  Madhu Prasad Sharma
  Email: madhupras@gmail.com

  Computer Science and Engineering Department
  IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai - 400 076


Reaching IIT

IIT Bombay is located at Powai, which is in the North-Eastern part of Mumbai. One can travel by auto-rickshaws or taxis to reach IIT from the nearest stations. The nearest stations for Central Railway are Kanjur Marg or Vikhroli. The nearest station for Western Railway is Andheri. International flights land at Sahar Airport which is about 7kms from IIT. The Domestic Airport-SantaCruz is about 10kms from IIT. Pre-paid taxis and auto-ricksaws are available at the airports.

Airports

International flights land at Sahar Airport which is about 7 kms from IIT. The Domestic Airport- SantaCruz is about 10 kms. Pre-paid taxis (cabs) are available at the Airports. Auto-rickshaws are also available for IIT.
Those traveling by air, can take taxis/auto rickshaws from the domestic (40-60 min travel time)/international (20-40 min travel time) airport to reach IIT Bombay.

Public Transport

Mumbai has one of the most efficient and reliable public transport network. One can travel by Autorickshaws / Taxis to reach IIT from the nearest stations(Autorickshaws, however do not go further south than Sion and Bandra). For longer distance, you can use either the BEST Bus Network or the Mumbai Local train System.

Suburban Railway

Those coming by Central Railway Suburban train will have to get down at Kanjur Marg, Vikhroli or Ghatkopar which are the nearest stations from IITB. If you are coming by the Western Railway Suburban train you will have to get down at Andheri, Bandra, Goregoan or Malad.

Train Stations

Central Railway CST, Dadar, Kurla, Thane.
Western Railway Mumbai Central, Dadar, Bandra, Andheri,Borivali, Kurla.
There is a terminus at Kurla where some Central as well as Western Railway Trains terminate. There is no convenient bus route from Kurla terminus. An autorickshaw is the best option. However it would be more economical to take a suburban train from kurla to Kanjur Marg and then take an Auto.

Central Railway

If traveling by the central railway line (with tickets to Kalyan/Thane/Kurla/Dadar/VT (now known as CST)), get down at Kalyan/Thane/Dadar and take a local train to Kanjur arg/Vikhroli, which are the nearest stations to IIT Bombay. Come out through the western-side gate and take a bus or, auto rickshaw to IIT main gate.

Western Railway

If you are coming by the western railway line, get down preferably at Borivali/Bandra/Andheri. From Bandra (local railway station) West, you can take the 422 bus to IIT Bombay main gate. From Borivali East and Andheri East, there are a number of buses which come to IIT main gate. Alternatively, you can take a three-wheeler or taxi from these stations. If you get down at Mumbai Central, then travel in reverse direction to Dadar (Western Railway). From Dadar Western Railway, you will have to change to Dadar Central Railway. To reach IIT Bombay from Dadar Central Railway, follow the instructions given under Central Railway.

IIT Guest Houses; Van Vihar / Jal Vihar

There are three gates to IIT Bombay. It is advised to enter through the main gate. If you are coming by an auto rickshaw/taxi, enquire form the security at the main gate for the directions to IIT B Guest House (Van Vihar/Jal Vihar Guest House).

IIT Hostels

There are three gates to IIT Bombay. It is advised to enter through the main gate. If you are coming by an auto rickshaw/taxi, enquire form the security at the main gate for the directions.

NITIE Guest House / Hostel

IIT Bombay (4Km), L&T Powai (1.5 Km) and Hotel Rennaisance (1 km) are landmarks nearest to NITIE near L&T, Vihar Lake.

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