Being a popular travel destination, it can be easily accessed by road and rail. It has its own railway station named "Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj" which is well connected with all the major towns. It lies on NH4, thus being well connected by roads.
The closest airport is in Pune. From there, you could hire a cab or take a bus to Kolhapur.
Nearest Airport: Goa International Airport - 152 kms from Kolhapur
Tentative return flight prices to Goa from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 4,907 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 7,882 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 3,422 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 5,302 Non-stop|
|Kolkata||₹ 10,359 Non-stop|
Kolhapur lies on the National Highway 4 which connects Mumbai and Bangalore. From Mumbai, Kolhapur is roughly an 8-hour drive whereas from Pune it is around 3 hours. There are state run buses from Pune and Mumbai which leaves for Kolhapur one every half an hour and one hour respectively. There are private buses to Kolhapur as well.
Kolhapur Railway station is named after Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj and is well connected to major cities across India. It lies on the Pune - Miraj - Kolhapur section of the Central Railway. There are daily trains for Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Tirupati, etc and weekly trains for Delhi, Ahmedabad among others.
Being a bustling city, state transport buses, rickshaws and taxis are readily available.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Pune to Kolhapur||230 km||3 hours 56 mins||View Details|
|Mumbai to Kolhapur||373 km||5 hours 56 mins||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Kolhapur||542 km||10 hours 33 mins||View Details|
|Chennai to Kolhapur||966 km||13 hours 44 mins||View Details|
|Bangalore to Kolhapur||613 km||8 hours 31 mins||View Details|
|Goa to Kolhapur||220 km||4 hours 10 mins||View Details|
|Ahmedabad to Kolhapur||886 km||13 hours 44 mins||View Details|
|Delhi to Kolhapur||1,666 km||1 day 4 hours||View Details|
|Lonavala to Kolhapur||290 km||4 hours 32 mins||View Details|
|Kolkata to Kolhapur||2,028 km||1 day 10 hours||View Details|
|Jaipur to Kolhapur||1,398 km||23 hours 3 mins||View Details|