Mahabaleshwar doesn’t have an airport of its own but can easily be reached via the Pune or Mumbai airports. Pune International Airport is only 120km from Mahabaleshwar, while the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai is about 270km away. The Pune airport handles both domestic and international flights. Indian cities of Bengaluru, Jaipur, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Srinagar, Chennai and more are connected through daily and weekly flights. International cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Frankfurt also have flights to and from Pune. The airlines that operate in Pune are Air India, IndiGo, Lufthansa, Jet Airways, etc.
Nearest Airport: Pune International Airport is 120km from Mahabaleshwar, while the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai is about 270km away.
Safety Suggestion: The monsoon months might see a delay in flights. However, this is a rare occurrence.
Mahabaleshwar is well-connected to all nearby cities by the National Highway 4. From Mumbai, it takes around 4 to 5 hours. There are regular ST buses from Mumbai CST and Dadar. Bus services by the state-run MSRTC as well as private organizations connect Mahabaleshwar to Pune, Sangli, Mumbai and Satara. These include non-AC, AC, Volvo and sleeper buses too.
Journey Suggestion: The roads to Mahabaleshwar are in great condition and the scenery on the way is very beautiful. There are many ghat sections along the way which get tricky during the rains when the visibility is low.
The closest station to Mahabaleshwar is in Pune Junction which is just 71km away. This station is well linked to the rest of India through daily and weekly trains. There are trains to Patna, Mumbai, Solapur, Jaipur, Hyderabad , Bengaluru and more.
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These places near Mahabaleshwar are ideal for enjoying nature, exploring historical sites and indulging in fun activities.
Tapola in Mahabaleshwar presents options like trekking, water sports, while you are always surrounded by beautiful views.
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