How to Reach Kolad

Mumbai, located 120 km away, is the closest major city which connects Kolad to the rest of the country. The most popular way of reaching Kolad from Mumbai is by taxi or self-drive car. The route from Mumbai to Kolad is scenic and enjoyable. One can also opt for bus from Mumbai to Ratnagiri and get down at Kolad, which falls on the way.  Kolad has its own railway station which is connected to Mumbai and other major cities. The nearest major airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai.

How to reach Kolad by flight

The nearest airport to Kolad is the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. From here, you can take a cab, bus or train to Kolad.

Nearest Airport: New Pune International Airport - 80 kms from Kolad

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How to reach Kolad by road

One of the most popular ways of reaching Kolad is by a car from Mumbai. The route between Mumbai and Kolad is extremely picturesque with views of waterfalls, ponds and lakes. 

There are 2 routes to reach Kolad from Mumbai-

  • Mumbai - Vashi - Kalamboli - Panvel Bypass – Karnala - Pen - Vadkhal Naka - Nagaothane - Kolad
  • Mumbai - Panvel - Mumbai Pune Express Way - Khapoli Exit - Khapoli Road - Khapoli Pali Road - NH66(Mumbai - Goa Road) - Kolad.

How to reach Kolad by train

The Kolad railway station is connected to the Mumbai CST station and all the major cities of Maharashtra. The Kolad railway line is part of the Konkan Railways which is full of scenic beauty. The two most popular trains from Mumbai to Kolad are - 
1. Diva Sawantwadi Passenger
Origin: Panvel             
Departure: 7:05 AM
Arrival: 9:17 AM
2. Dadar Ratnagiri Passenger, 50103
Origin: Dadar
Departure: 3:35 PM
Arrival: 7:36 PM

How to reach Kolad by bus

Buses are available from most nearby cities and towns to Kolad. One can opt for a bus from Mumbai to Ratnagiri and get down at Kolad which falls on the way. There are regular buses from Mumbai to Ratnagiri from Mumbai Central between 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM every day.

Alternatively, many private operators have regular buses from Mumbai to Ratnagiri between 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM.

Local transport in Kolad

The most convenient way of travelling within Kolad is to have your own vehicle. Alternatively, you can find auto rickshaws and taxis to commute within the city.

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