How to Reach Pune

How To Reach Pune

Various travel options to get in Pune

  • By Air: The Pune Airport at Lohegaon runs flights all over the country as well as international flights to places like Beijing, London, Madrid, Bangkok, and Singapore. The airport is around 15 kms from Central Pune.
  • By Train: Pune has two railway stations; The Pune Station is the main train station. It connects the city to other cities in the State as well as the country. The Shivajinagar Station also handles railway traffic.
  • By Taxi:  Private Taxis run from Dadar, Mumbai to Pune every 30 minutes. Private taxis can be hired from local travel agencies for personal use.
  • By Road: The Swargate Bus station, the Pune Bus Station and the Shivajinagar Bus station are the three bus terminals that operate government bus services.
  • Private luxury buses also run to different parts of India operated by travel companies.

Getting Around Pune

A complete guide to Pune public transport

  • By Bus: Pune has a vast network of PMT and PMPL buses. You will find a route map and passcards at one of the main PMT bus stands.
  • By Train: If you want to travel to Pune suburbs quickly, hop on one of the locals heading to Lonavala or Mumbai from the Shivajinagar Railway Station!
  • By Car: Taxis and Luxury cars can be hired with a chauffeur from any of the travel agencies around the city. 
  • By Rickshaw: Rickshaws are an important mode of transport in the city. Carry a fare card with you, although almost all Rickshaws have an electronic meter. A responsible Pune travel guide will all warn you about the drivers charging more than the standard rates.