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How to Reach Lonavala

Lonavala is situated in the lap of the Sahyadri mountains on the Mumbai Pune Expressway. It is easily accessible from Mumbai and Pune by all modes of transport. This hill town does not have its own airport, so the nearest airport is Pune International Airport and another major airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai. It has its own railway station that serves the city and road connectivity is good with other cities. Here is the detailed information about how to reach Lonavala:

How to reach Lonavala by Air

The nearest airport is Pune International Airport, which is situated 68 km away from Lonavala and is well connected with all the major cities in India. Another major nearby airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai is 88 km away. Both the airports receive regular flights from all over the country and from the major cities of the world. Taxis and buses are available from these airports to reach Lonavala. 

Travel by Flight

Travel Time

Distance

Airport

Delhi to Pune

2 hours 10 minutes

1173 km

Indira Gandhi International Airport

Kolkata to Pune

2 hours 25 minutes

1575 km

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport

Chennai to Pune

1 hour 40 minutes

912 km

Chennai International Airport

Bengaluru to Pune

1 hour 15 minutes

734 km

Kempegowda International Airport

Delhi to Mumbai

2 hours 15 minutes

1148 km

Indira Gandhi International Airport

Chennai to Mumbai

1 hour 50 minutes

1028 km

Chennai International Airport

Bengaluru to Mumbai

1 hour 40 minutes

842 km

Kempegowda International Airport

Kolkata to Mumbai

2 hours 40 minutes

1652 km

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport

Ahmedabad to Mumbai

1 hours 20 minutes

441 km

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport

How to reach Lonavala by Train

Lonavala has its own railway station, which is situated on Mumbai Pune railway route. There are many trains that stop at Lonavala station. The major railhead from Lonavala is located in Pune and Mumbai, which are well-linked with the other cities and towns by numerous direct trains. From these cities, cabs and buses are easily available for Lonavala. Also, tourists can board local trains from Pune and Mumbai for Lonavala. There are direct trains running from Mumbai to Lonavala and the most popular of which are Pragati Express, Indrayani Exp, Chennai Mail, Deccan Queen, and Bsl Pune Exp.

Travel by Train

Destination Station

Travel Time

Distance

Train Name

Mumbai to Lonavala

Lonavala Railway Station

2 hours 8 minutes

88 km

Intercity Express

Pune to Lonavala

Lonavala Railway Station

45 minutes

67 km

ADI Duronto Express

Ahmedabad to Lonavala

Lonavala Railway Station

9 hours 50 minutes

593 km

BVC COA Superfast Express

Vijaywada to Lonavala

Lonavala Railway Station

19 hours 45 minutes

912 km

Konark Express

Delhi to Mumbai

Mumbai Central Railway Station

16 hours 50 minutes

1414 km

Rajdhani Express

Chennai to Mumbai

Lokmanya Tilak Terminus

21 hours 35 min

1337 km

MAS LTT Express

Bengaluru to Mumbai

Lokmanya Tilak Terminus

21 hours 45 minutes

982 km

KSR Bengaluru Express

Kolkata to Mumbai

Lokmanya Tilak Terminus

31 hours 15 minutes

2156 km

HWH CSMT SUF Express

Goa to Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

8 hours 50 minutes

585 km

CSMT Janshatabdi

Lonavala by Road

The route to Lonavala is among the most beautiful roads that one can travel. It is connected with two major cities of the country by a well-linked highway, Mumbai Pune Expressway. Tourists can drive on their own to Lonavala. Besides this, buses and private taxis are also easily available from Pune and Mumbai to reach Lonavala. There are regular MSRTC buses ply on this route and making the journey hassle-free.

Location

Distance

Time

Route

Mumbai to Lonavala

83 km

1 hour 30 min

Mumbai Pune Highway

Pune to Lonavala

68 km

1 hour 30 min

Mumbai Pune Highway

Alibaug to Lonavala

78 km

2 hours 10 min

NH 66 & Mumbai Highway

Bhimashanker to Lonavala

112 km

2 hours 30 min

NH 548A

Nashik to Lonavala

205 km

4 hours 40 min

NH 160 & NH 548A

Mahabaleshwar to Lonavala

177 km

3 hours 30 min

NH 48

Goa to Lonavala

500 km

9 hours 40 min

NH 48

Surat to Lonavala

348 km

6 hours 30 min

NH 48

Lavasa to Lonavala

103 km

2 hours 30 minutes

Temghar Lavasa Road & Mumbai Pune Expressway

Getting Around in Lonavala

Lonavala is a scenic hill town, which can be best explored by foot and bicycle. For nearby tourist attractions, taxis and autos are the best modes of transport. The buses are also available to visit in and around Lonavala.

Bicycle:

It can be easily rented in Lonavala and explore the breathtaking beauty of the hill town. For solo travelers and youngsters, this can be an ideal option to explore the town as it allows tourists to explore offbeat places as well. Also, nature lovers can enjoy their time amidst serene environs.

Taxi and Autorickshaw:

This is the most convenient and comfortable option to travel in and around Lonavala. Families, couples, and leisure travelers mostly chose taxis and auto rickshaws to explore the hill station. Bhimashanker, Kamshet, Karjat, and Aamby Valley are easily accessible by taxis and cabs. It is recommendable to fix the fare in advance.





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