Kalyan is one destination which falls on the central line suburb of
Bombay and is a part of Greater Mumbai agglomeration. Situated on
the estuary of Ulhas river. This river goes straight into the
Arabian sea. Situated 48 kms away from north-east Mumbai and is a
part of Greater Mumbai area.
Kalyan junction is an important railway station for suburban travel
as well as long distance trains. From Kalyan, the line divides into
two, one heads south-east of Karjat and other north-east for Kasara.
According to history, Kalyan was a port back in the Gupta dynasty.
Extensive ruins in Kalyan depicts the royal grandeur of Kalyan. The
region was occupied by Bijapur sultante in the 1500s and later by
the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, who fortified the city in the
Later on Marathas won the area and made Kalyan, one of their
strategic centres as it opend it gate way to Bombay and Western
coast of India.
In 18 th century, Marathas were defeated by British and Kalyan
became a part of the British Presidency, a British province that
became Bombay state after India's independence in 1947.
From Mumbai, it takes around 45 minutes by fast trains and 1 hrs
and 15 minutes by slow trains. There are many trains which actually
originated from Kalyan and going towards Mumbai CST.
Being one of the significant city of Bombay, Kalyan host its own
bus service, Kalyan Dombivli Muncipal Transport (KDMT) run by the
Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation. It provide services to the
twin cities Kalyan and Dombivli as well as the villages around. It
also has its own routes which serve Vashi and Belapur CBD in Navi
- Kalyan is 35 minutes away from Thane.
- 48 km. North East of Mumbai.
- Kalyan has its own bus service, Kalyan Dombivli Muncipal
Transport (KDMT) run by the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal
Corporation. This service serves the twin cities of Kalyan and
Dombivli as well as the villages around.