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How to Reach Aurangabad

Aurangabad is well connected by air, rail, and road to the major cities of Maharashtra and other parts of the country. Aurangabad has a good network of National and State highways connecting all parts of the country. Aurangabad railhead is directly connected to many parts of the country including major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, and Hyderabad. Direct flights from Mumbai and Delhi are available on a daily basis.

How to Reach Aurangabad By Air (Flight)

Aurangabad Airport (IXU) is an airport serving the city and has direct as well as connecting flights from Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Udaipur, Mumbai, Jaipur, Pune, and Nagpur. From here, the flights are also available to the people traveling to the Hajj pilgrimage.

Travel by Flight Travel Time Distance
Airport
Mumbai to Aurangabad 1 hr, 05 min 273 kms Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport
Delhi to Aurangabad 1 hr, 40 min 990 kms Indira Gandhi International Airport
Bangalore to Aurangabad 4 hr, 15 min & 1+ stops 804 kms Kempegowda International Airport
Nagpur to Aurangabad 5 hr, 30 min & 1+ stops 415 kms Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport
Kolkata to Aurangabad 5 hr, 25 min & 1+ stops 1382 kms Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Hyderabad to Aurangabad 1 hr,  20 min 432 kms Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Pune to Aurangabad 9 hr, 20 min & 1+ stops 424 kms Pune International Airport
Chennai to Aurangabad 5 hr, 15 min 920 kms Chennai International Airport

How to Reach Aurangabad By Rail(Train)

Aurangabad (station code: AWB) is a station located on the Secunderabad-Manmad section of the Nanded Division of South Central Railway zone of the Indian Railways. It has good rail connectivity with Mumbai, Delhi, and Hyderabad. Aurangabad is also connected to Nanded, Parli, Nagpur, Nizamabad, Nasik, Pune, Kurnool, Renigunta, Erode, Madurai, Bhopal, Gwalior, Vadodara, and Narsapur. The Aurangabad Jan Shatabdi Express is the fastest train connecting it with Mumbai.

Travel by Train Travel Time Distances Railway Station
Mumbai to Aurangabad  07 hr 05 min  1,985 km Mumbai Central (BCT)
Delhi to Aurangabad  20 hr 20 min  697 km New Delhi Railway Station
Bangalore to Aurangabad  17 hr 30 min  672 km Bengaluru City Junction
Nagpur to Aurangabad  10 hr, 13 min  497 km Chennai Central Railway station
Hyderabad to Aurangabad  14 hr, 25 min  508 km Hyderabad Deccan railway station
Pune to Aurangabad  08 hr, 43 min  211 km Pune Junction railway station
Shirdi to Aurangabad  03 hr, 35 min 195 km Sainagar Shirdi railway station
Chennai to Aurangabad  24 hr, 45 min 1280 km Chennai Central Railway station

How to Reach Aurangabad By Road (Taxi, Buses)

Aurangabad is well connected by roads with various major cities of Maharashtra and other states. National Highway 211 from Dhule to Solapur passes through the city. Aurangabad has good road connectivity to Jalna, Pune, Ahmednagar, Nagpur, Beed, and Mumbai. The route has been upgraded into the four-lane road of National Highway standard. A new Nagpur–Aurangabad–Mumbai express highway is also developed, which makes the excursion comfortable.

Travel by Road Travel Time Distances
Mumbai to Aurangabad  05 hr 45 min  367km
Nagpur to Aurangabad  14 hr, 10 min  936 km
Pune to Aurangabad  04 hr, 23 min  235 km

Mumbai to Aurangabad by road (bus/self-drive)

Mumbai is one of the busiest cities and if you are looking for a peaceful getaway then Aurangabad is a perfect destination for a vacation. There are three routes from Mumbai to Aurangabad and each of them has its own charm. Here is the detailed information about the routes:

Route 1: Mumbai – Lonavala – Pune – Ahmednagar - Aurangabad

This is not the shortest but it is one of the fastest routes from Mumbai to Aurangabad and it takes you through Pune Expressway.

  • Distance: 376 km (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Places to Visit

These are some of the places to visit on the way to Aurangabad from Mumbai:

  • Lonavala
  • Karla Caves
  • Pawna Lake
  • Khandala
  • Shani Shingnapur
  • Ahmednagar Fort

Places to Eat

  • The Kinara Village Dhaba
  • Lonavala Restaurant
  • Maratha Maharashtrian Restaurant
  • Prem’s Restaurant
  • Hotel Sandeep
  • Hotel Panchsheel Park
  • Hotel Vaishnavi

Road Condition: The great condition of the roads and expressway offers comfort as well as smooth transfers. There are a plethora of tourist attractions en route, which allows you to enjoy the vacations.

Route 2: Mumbai – Thane – Kalyan – Murbad – Malshej Ghat – Takli Dhokeshwar – Ahmednagar – Aurangabad

This is one of the most scenic routes from Mumbai to Aurangabad. In the monsoon season, the Malshej Ghat looks absolutely soothing. If you are traveling during the winters, you may even spot Flamingos and other migratory birds.

  • Distance: 372 km (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 7 hours 50 minutes (approx.)

Places to Visit

These are some of the places to visit on the way to Aurangabad from Mumbai on this route:

  • Malshej Ghat
  • Pimpalgaon Joga Dam
  • Shivneri Fort
  • Bhimashankar
  • Shani Shingnapur
  • Ahmednagar Fort.

Places to eat

  • The Food Town
  • Gavdevi Restaurant
  • Hotel Raghuraj
  • Marathi Tadka Family Restaurant
  • Flamingo Restaurant
  • Hotel Sangam Family Restaurant

Road Condition: The conditions of the roads are good and offer a comfortable journey. You can enjoy the ride while passing through the beautiful locations, which makes the journey memorable.

Route 3: Mumbai – Asangaon – Igatpuri – Nashik - Vaijapur - Gangapur - Aurangabad

This route is filled with natural beauty and takes you through some of the popular attractions including Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir. While traveling on this route, you will drive through NH 160 and State Highway 30.

  • Distance: 341 km (approx.)
  • Travel Time:  7 hours 20 minutes (approx.)

Places to Visit

These are some of the places to visit en route Aurangabad from Mumbai:

  • Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
  • Dhamma Giri Vipassana International Academy
  • Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple
  • Gondeshwar Temple
  • Muktidham Mandir
  • Dabhosa Waterfall

Places to eat

  • Shubh Sagar Restaurant
  • Masala Darbar
  • Prabhu ka Dhaba
  • Tulsi Restaurant
  • Haji Darbar Restaurant
  • Hotel Radhakrishna
  • Hotel Satyam
  • Hotel Sai Savji
  • Shri Vinayaka Restaurant
  • Krishna Restaurant

Road Conditions: During the road trip you may find some rough patches on the roads but the roads are fairly good. This is a scenic route and makes the road trip memorable.

Nagpur to Aurangabad by road

There are three routes to travel to Aurangabad from Nagpur and you can choose any of them as per your convenience. Every route has its own charm and offers a unique experience. Here is the detailed information about these routes:
 
Route 1: Nagpur – Bazargaon – Gondali – Tivsa – Nandgaon – Amravati – Karanja – Malegaon – Jalna – Aurangabad

This route will take you through NH 53 and State Highway 212. There are a lot of food joints, petrol pumps, and other utilities available en route to making the journey comfortable. You can also explore some of the popular attractions while traveling on this route.

  • Distance: 473 km (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 10 hours 15 minutes (approx.)

Places to Visit

These are some of the places to visit en route Aurangabad from Nagpur:

  • Wadali Talao
  • Chatri Talao
  • Amba Devi and Ekvira Devi Temple
  • Malegaon Fort
  • Moti Talab
  • Kali Masjid
  • Anandi Swami Temple

Places to eat

  • Manbhavan Premium Thali
  • Tadka Restaurant
  • Maa Vaishnavi Family Restaurant
  • Arun Restaurant
  • Bharat Restaurant
  • Myra Restro
  • Mumbai Chinese Restaurant

Road Conditions: The condition of the roads is good and a well-connected highway offers a comfortable journey.

Route 2: Nagpur – Wardha – Ner – Karanja – Mehkar – Jalna - Aurangabad

During the excursion on this route, you will travel on NH 44, NH 361, and Maharashtra State Highway 6. The route is equipped with public utilities, eateries, and accommodation facilities, which makes the excursion comfortable.

  • Distance: 486 km (approx.)
  • Travel Time: 11 hours 7 minutes (approx.)

Places to Visit

These are some of the places to visit on the way to Aurangabad from Nagpur:

  • Geetai Mandir
  • Gandhi Hill
  • Magan Sanghralaya Samiti
  • Sevagram Ashram
  • Gomukh Temple
  • Botha Forest
  • Moti Bagh
  • Kali Masjid
  • Mamma Devi Temple

Places to eat

  • Olive Restaurant
  • Oasis Restaurant
  • Tamra Restaurant
  • Shagun Restaurant
  • Hotel Radhakrishna
  • Om Restaurant
  • Gajanan Bhojanalya

Pune to Aurangabad by Road

This is an ideal road trip for the people of Pune who wish to spend some quality time amidst nature and looking for a refuge from the hustle-bustle. There are two routes for a road trip from Pune to Aurangabad and you can choose any of them.

Route 1: Pune – Ahmednagar – Aurangabad

Traveling on an expressway offers great road trip experiences. This is one of the most scenic routes for Aurangabad from Pune. You will drive on the Pune Aurangabad Expressway and also get the opportunity to explore some of the popular attractions.

Distance: 237 km (approx.)
Travel Time: 5 hours (approx.)

Places to Visit

These are some of the places to visit en route Aurangabad from Pune:

  • Ahmednagar Fort
  • Cavalry Tank Museum
  • Shri Siddeshwar Temple
  • Salabat Khan Tomb
  • Shani Shingnapur
  • Bhuikot Fort

Places to eat

  • Hotel Bajrang
  • Matoshree Hotel
  • Hotel Sangam Family Garden
  • Street Court Pure Veg Restaurant
  • Shivhari Family Point
  • Hotel Kinara Pure Veg
  • Khana Khajana Restaurant

Road Conditions: The highway roads are well-maintained and in good condition, which makes traveling comfortable.

Route 2: Pune – Sangamner – Kopargaon – Aurangabad

Driving via National Highway 60 and exploring some of the popular tourist attractions offers a unique road trip experience.
 
Distance: 316 km (approx.)
Travel Time: 7 hours 10 minutes (approx.)

Places to Visit

These are some of the places to visit on the way to Aurangabad from Pune on this route:

  • Shivneri Fort
  • Sai Heritage Village
  • Lendi Baugh
  • Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
  • Dwarkamai Masjid
  • Baba Chavadi

Places to eat

  • Hotel Sadhguru
  • Hotel Rajmahal
  • Flavors Restaurant
  • Hotel Prasad
  • Mukta Food Court
  • Sai Sagar Food Court
  • Rajdhani Restaurant`

Road Conditions: While traveling on this route, you will drive on the NH 60, which is well-maintained and the conditions of the road are excellent. The route has several tourist attractions, which makes the journey memorable.






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