Pune being one of the developing metropolises in the Indian state of Maharashtra has no dearth of communication and transportation. It has got a well knit of roadways, railways and airways that connects the city not only with rest of India. The city being centrally located on the shadow of the Western Ghats encircles many leisure destinations, pilgrimage centers and heritage towns. The city itself has got its own cultural essence. Mumbai is the closest metropolitan city from Pune and the road distance from Mumbai to Pune is approximately 150kms. The approximate distance from Nashik to Pune is 210kms whereas from Aurangabad to Pune is approximately 240kms. One driving from Nagpur to Pune has to cover a distance of 720kms whereas from Shirdi to Pune is approximately 190kms. Pune by road is easily accessible from other state like Goa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. One planning to drive from Bangalore to Pune has to cover an approximate distance of 840kms en route Belgaum and Kolhapur. The approximate distance from Hyderabad is 560 kms where from Goa it is approximately 430kms. While your holiday in Pune, you may travel to the heights and hues of Western Ghats to Khandala, Mahabaleshwar and Lonavala. The Pune Railway Station is one the busiest railway stations in the Deccan railways. It connects with all the major cities in India as well as the Deccan Odyssey, which is a luxury train in India, has a halt in Pune. Thus one who is planning to reach Pune by train can connect from distant part of the country. Nonetheless Pune Railway Station serves as a halt for south bound trains from Mumbai, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan as the destination for trains to north India. If you are planning to reach Pune by air then the city itself host a domestic airport that connects the city with all the major cities in India. The Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, is the closest international airport that connects to Pune indirectly to major international cities. There are regular flights from London to Mumbai and other international cities like New York, Paris, Sydney and more. The airport runs regular flights from Pune to Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad.
Lohegaon Airport or Pune Airport is situated almost 10 kilometers from the heart of the city which is located in the Lohagaon area. Outside the airport, one can easily get a taxi and major other bus services to reach the city.
Carriers such as AirAsia India, Air India, GoAir and SpiceJet provide regular flights from Bangalore, Jaipur, Delhi, Goa, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai and Nagpur. Serving prime international destinations such as Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Frankfurt are the Air India Express and Lufthansa operated by PrivatAir. Visitors can avail taxi and local bus services from outside the airport to reach their destination.
Pune is one of the major and most important railway junctions on the Indian railway. The city connects with all major cities of the country via railways.
Below is the link to Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation website:
Pune is well linked with major parts of the country and then it further connects to the major cities in Maharashtra as well. Major bus services are offered by state owned bus services which are quite economical and budget friendly as well. Some major cities near Pune include Ahmadnagar(115 km), Mumbai (120 km), Aurangabad (215 km) and Bijapur (275 km) all of which are accessible via road.
If you are traveling by road than below are some links to travel website:
For local commute you can also use cab services like Ola, Uber, Meru, either by visiting their websites or by downloading mobile applications.
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