There was a time when the train journey from Mumbai took nearly 10-12 Hours, involving a change of trains too.
Today, the high-speed Janshatabdi Railway has a daily train which hardly takes around 6-7 hours for the same journey.
The rail route also has trains which travel past Mumbai to other northern areas of India right upto Delhi as well as down south to Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala.
From Aurangabad Railway has special reservation facility via the internet for foreigners which allows payment to be made by credit cards. There are also computerized reservation systems in most railway.
As the demand for the rail journey is quite high and most trains run filled to capacity, it is highly advisable to reserve the tickets well in advance of your actual journey to Aurangabad.
The Hydrabad Railway has trains which ply between Hydrabad to Mumabi and other destinations. The latest updated schedules for these are available on the official Railway website. The South Central Railway has lot of train.Tirupati to Aurangabad & Hydrabad to Aurangabad also.
The Railway undoubtedly offers the quickest and cheapest route to Aurangabad from Mumbai. In Mumbai there are two booking offices: one is on the upper floor of the Western Railways booking office in Churchgate Station and the second is at the Central Railway booking office, at the rear of Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus or VT).