The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) will run two air-conditioned Volvo buses daily, one each from Borivli and Thane, to Shirdi.
The buses will start from Sukurwadi in Thane and Nancy Colony in Borivli at 8:30pm and 9:30pm and reach Shirdi via the Nashik highway the next day at 2:30am and 3:30am, respectively.
On the return leg, the buses will start from Shirdi at 11:30am and 12:30pm and reach Thane and Borivli at 5:30pm and 6:30pm, respectively, the same day, a circular issued by the corporation said.
The fare for the Volvo bus service starting from Thane will be Rs398 up to Shirdi and Rs250 up to Nashik for adults. The fare for children will be Rs199 and Rs125, respectively.
The fare for the service from Borivli to Shirdi for adults will be Rs435 and for children, Rs218. The Borivli-Nashik fare for adults will be Rs287 while it will be Rs144 for children.
Apart from this, the corporation has started a daily semi-luxury bus from Mumbai Central to Panaji. The bus will start at 9pm and reach Panaji the next day by 9am.