The 2 most common ways to transport bikes is by train or truck.
There are 2 ways in which one can book the bike in the train : As a parcel or Along with the train ticket.
As a Parcel : You need to book the bike way in advance as it can take 7-10 days to reach the destination. The bike will be dropped off at the parcel office of the destination station from where the consignee can collect the bike.
Along with train ticket : it is best recommended to reach the station 3-4 hours prior to scheduled departure of the train. This is the best way to ship your bike in the train as the bike is in the luggage compartment of the same train you are travelling in.
When booking the bike as parcel or along with ticket you will need the following documents.
1) Copy & original registration certificate of motorcycle
2) Copy & original of insurance policy of motorcycle
3) Copy & orginal of ID proof such as driver’s license.
4) Copy & original train ticket ( only required when traveling with bike in the train)
There are various transport companies all over India who will transport your motorcycle with the facilities varying from door to door delivery to loading and pickup from various transport warehouses. Best is to do door to door delivery.
Documents required are photocopy of registration certificate of motorcycle, insurance copy of motorcycle and a letter by the sender stating that it is a personal vehicle not for sale.
Gati will deliver your motorcycle to and from Ride Inn to all major cities & towns. Their contact number for virous regions across India are -
Mumbai - 07738372191
Pune - 07709005232
Nagpur - 09561011711/01
Ahmedabad - 07600061423
Bangalore - 09741160122
Hyderabad - 08008559490
Cochin - 09567609526
Trivandrum - 09995804287
Goa - 07709005028
Kolkata - 09903002448
Guwahati - 09678002878
Mandi & Manali - 8894704138 / 9318068862
Transporting from Manali : Gati - 8894704138 Nitco transpoters : 0190 222344 / 9816025656
Transporting from Leh : Nitco transpoters : 9469177106
Transporting from Srinagar : Nitco Transpoters : 0941 2495192 / 09419010549
Transporting from Jammu : Nitco Transpoters : 0191 2476865