Palolem Beach location
The easiest way to reach Palolem Beach from the airport is to take a pre-paid taxi. Dabolim Airport is the only one international airport in whole Goa, which situates 67 kilometers from Palolem resort. The transit will cost you about 1200 rupees for the air-conditioned car and about 1400 rupees for car without air-conditioning.
If you are searching for something cheaper than you’ve better to use train or bus. But keep in mind that there is no direct bus and railway transportation to the Palolem Beach resort.
If you have decided to travel by train than your way will lay from Vasco da Gama city (4 km from Dabolim Airport) to the city of Margao and then from Margao to Canacona town, which is located 3 km from Palolem resort.
Tourists can also take an advantage of a civilian bus, which starts its way from the stand in Margao. Using this bus you will be able to reach Canacona town or even get directly to Palolem Beach. The whole trip will take about 90 minutes and will cost you about 30 rupees. The travelling by bus is really cheap, besides you will be able to enjoy picturesque sightseeing of Goa, but again buses have no air-conditioning and sometimes it is quiet dusty inside. Buses are very suitable for travelling to short distances. The Palolem bus stops situate in the very center of the village on the main street.
Of course, you can use auto-rickshaws and taxi services anywhere in Goa.
If you are travelling by your own car or by a rental one you should use NH178 and NH66 Highways both of which lay through the city of Margao. GPS-coordinates: 15,01058° N (N) 74,02425° E (E) / 15°00'38'' N (N) 74°01'27'' E (E).