Mumbai and Pune are the major cities near Lonavala. It is well-connected by train to Mumbai and Pune, with local trains running every 2 hours. One can take a taxi or a bus to reach Lonavala from Mumbai and Pune. One can also directly take a bus or a taxi from Mumbai, Thane, Pune or other nearby towns as even the road drive is picturesque and nicely maintained.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Mumbai to Lonavala||84 km||1 hour 35 mins||View Details|
|Pune to Lonavala||65.1 km||1 hour 13 mins||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Lonavala||656 km||11 hours 29 mins||View Details|
|Goa to Lonavala||509 km||8 hours 31 mins||View Details|
|Bangalore to Lonavala||901 km||12 hours 52 mins||View Details|
|Ahmedabad to Lonavala||596 km||9 hours 23 mins||View Details|
|Khandala to Lonavala||259 km||5 hours 57 mins||View Details|
|Mahabaleshwar to Lonavala||181 km||3 hours 33 mins||View Details|
|Chennai to Lonavala||1,254 km||18 hours 5 mins||View Details|
|Delhi to Lonavala||1,488 km||23 hours 16 mins||View Details|
|Udaipur to Lonavala||826 km||12 hours 57 mins||View Details|
Lonavala enjoys the proximity to two international airports- the Lohegaon Airport, Pune (70 km away) and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (90 km away). You can board flights up to either of the cities and travel to Lonavala by road or rail.
Nearest Airport: New Pune International Airport
- 45 kms from Lonavala
Tentative return flight prices to New Pune International Airport from major cities in India.
Situated on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, Lonavala is well connected by a network of highways linking the two cities. A lot of the tourists visiting Lonavala prefer to drive down from Mumbai or Pune and enjoy the mesmerising ride.
MSRTC also runs regular buses from Mumbai and Pune to Lonavala which are quite comfortable to travel in.
The Lonavala Railway Station is an important junction of the Mumbai-Pune railway route and falls almost midway. Thus, all trains travelling from Mumbai to Pune and vice-versa stop at Lonavala. It takes around 2.5 hours by train from Mumbai and 1.5 hours by train from Pune to reach Lonavala.
There are also direct trains running from Mumbai to Lonavala the most popular of which are Pragati Express (12125), Indrayani Exp (22105), Chennai Mail (11027), Deccan Queen (12123), and Bsl Pune Exp (11025).
Buses, autos and rented bicycles are available here if you do not have a private vehicle to your name. Auto's and taxis do not run on meter so it is advisable to fix the rate beforehand. Bus therefore is the best option to travel around the city.