How to Reach Matheran


  • By Air: There are no direct flights to Matheran. Mumbai is the nearest airport from the airport, you can either take a bus or a rental cab to get to the town.
  • By Rail: The best to reach Matheran by rail is to take a train to Neral from Mumbai or Pune, and then hop onto the famous toy train from here to Matheran.
  • By Bus: There are many bus service operators private and state run that have regular buses to Matheran.


  • On Foot: The best and the only way to get around is on foot as no vehicles are allowed in the town. Other options to explore the town is to hire a man pulled rickshaw or on a horseback ride.