How to Reach Khandala


  • By Air: The nearest airports are Mumbai and Pune. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai has frequent flights to and from all the major destinations across the world. Pune’s Lohgaon airport serves flighst to major Indian cities and few international destinations like Dubai and Frankfurt.
  • Once reached any of these cities- Pune or Mumbai, there are shuttle buses, taxis and auto-rickshaws that can take you to respective city centres.

Khandala can be then reached by following ways:

  • By Bus: There are both government as well as private buses operating from Mumbai and Pune. They are easily available, fast and cheap. The non-ac MSRTC buses are the cheapest. Private tour operators facilitate both AC and Non-AC buses which can be either pre-booked or tickets can be bought on the spot.
  • By Train: Khandala has its own railway station and all the trains running between Mumbai and Pune halt at Khandala. The Intercity Express, Koyna Express, Deccan Express, Indrayani Express are top-picks. Train journeys offer excellent views of the Sahyadris and are also the cheapest way to reach Khandala.
  • By Car or Taxi: The Pune-Khandala distance is 70 kilometres and the Mumbai-Khandala distance is 93 kilometres. The Mumbai-Pune express highway is the preferred route and the Khandala exit can be taken to enter the town. There is also an old Mumbi-Pune highway but it takes almost twice the time than the express highway.


  • By Bus: There are few private tour companies that offer the sightseeing of Khandala by bus. Also, the MSRTC has few sightseeing buses that can take you to the major tourist attractions.
  • By Car or Taxi: You can hire a car or a taxi to get around Khandala. The charges for cars with and without drivers are variable. If you hire a taxi with driver for the entire day, the expenses of the driver’s food have to be paid separately.
  • On Foot: The town in itself in pretty small and be explored on foot.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Khandala. The most preferred mode of transport in Khandala is Car.

Average distance: 25 km Average time: 42 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 40 min Walking 2 min Overall average time for 25 kms 42 min
Route Distance Time
Lonavala to Khandala 2.77 km 2 mins
Lavasa to Khandala 18.02 km 18 mins
Pune to Khandala 53.36 km 53 mins
Mumbai to Khandala 56.88 km 56 mins
Malad west to Khandala 61.65 km 1 hour 1 mins
Indore to Khandala 239.83 km 3 hours 59 mins
Hyderabad to Khandala 566.86 km 9 hours 26 mins
Vellore to Khandala 656.73 km 10 hours 56 mins
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