|Pune to Lonavala Road Distance||65.1 km|
|Pune to Lonavala Aerial Distance||54 km|
|Pune to Lonavala Travel Time||1 hour 13 mins|
The Preferred Way of Going from Pune to Lonavala
Lonavala lies at a distance of just 65 kms from Pune. This short distance is most commonly covered by Bus.
|1. Pune to Lonavala by Bus|
|2. Pune to Lonavala by Car|
|3. Popular Routes to Lonavala|
|4. Popular Routes from Pune|
|5. Places to Visit in Lonavala|
|6. Hotels in Lonavala|
The hill station, Lonavala, is located about 70 kilometres from Pune. It is a famous tourist attraction and a quick weekend getaway destination. Therefore, there are a number of buses one can find plying between Pune and the hill station almost every day of the week. The choices are ample. It can either be a state transport bus or a private operator that one can opt for. The facilities provided by each operator are also more or less the same. Travellers have basic, economic or luxury seat options to suit their budget and preference. Buses are available almost every hour from Pune, making it extremely convenient for travellers to plan a one-day-long outing or picnic.
1. Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (Non A/C Seater, Parivartan Day Ordinary/ Shivshahi)
Available Bus Options
Self-driving from Pune or renting a ride for an outstation trip to Lonavala is also a good option for travellers. A road trip down the Mumbai Pune Expressway is a short and sweet road trip to experience. There are three routes that lead to Lonavala from Pune city. Two of these go via the Yashwantrao Chavan Mumbai Pune Expressway and NH 48 while the third goes via AH 47/ Mumbai Pune Bypass. The travel time differs a little but one can easily reach Lonavala in about 3 hours if they happen to take a stop in between. The routes go through dense greenery and experience of driving through the beautiful surroundings till the hill station is definitely worth having.
For those who do not wish to drive themselves, there are a number of Tour and Travel Companies that offer cabs on rent. OLA, Ambe Travels, Clear Car Rental, On Time Cars etc. are some of the operators that offer cab services between the two destinations. Most of them also offer sightseeing packages and outstation rides. The options are ample to choose from depending on the budget and comfort one is seeking. So, travellers can go for a basic hatchback ride or premium rides like the sedan or a sports utility vehicle.
The Routes That Can Be Taken1. The Yashwantrao Chavan Mumbai Pune Expressway Route
Road ConditionThe Mumbai Pune Expressway, which takes a major stretch of the route that leads to Lonavala from Pune is a well maintained 6 lane expressway. It has toll booths at regular intervals and has a large traffic capacity during peak hours and on weekends. The expressway is well marked with road signs and directions. The stretch that goes through AH 47 and NH 48 is a 4 lane national highway. It is also decently maintained but there are some portions where the ride could get bumpy and slightly slow.
|Important Routes||Time Taken||Distance|
|Mumbai to Lonavala||1 hour 35 mins||83.5 km|
|Pune to Lonavala||1 hour 13 mins||65.1 km|
|Hyderabad to Lonavala||11 hours 29 mins||656 km|
|Goa to Lonavala||8 hours 31 mins||509 km|
|Bangalore to Lonavala||12 hours 52 mins||901 km|
|Ahmedabad to Lonavala||9 hours 23 mins||596 km|
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