Once you are in Maharashtra, connectivity to Panchgani is not an issue. Even though Panchgani does not have an airport or a railway station, the closest ones are within 100 km radius.
The closest airport is Pune airport, at a distance of 100 km. Pune is domestically well connected with frequent flights running from major cities. You can either take a direct cab which cost around INR 2,000 or go out of the airport and take a bus from Pune to Panchgani which is much cheaper. The major international airport in Mumbai which is 250 km from Panchgani. Frequent buses and cabs are easily available from Mumbai to Panchgani.
Nearest Airport: New Pune International Airport - 101 kms from Panchgani
Tentative return flight prices to Pune from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|New Delhi||₹ 5,371 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 3,378 Non-stop|
|Kolkata||₹ 6,711 Non-stop|
There are regular direct buses from Pune/Mumbai to Panchgani. Based on your budget you get a range of buses from super fast to deluxe AC and Volvo sleeper.
The closest railway station to Panchgani is Wathar, but it is not so well-connected. Getting down at Pune station would work out better in terms of convenience. Pune is a well-connected railway station. You could direct pre-paid taxi service to Panchgani from Pune railway station.
Like most hill stations, getting around the place on foot is not too difficult. You find cabs easily but there are no autos in Panchgani.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Mumbai to Panchgani||242 km||4 hours 13 mins||View Details|
|Pune to Panchgani||98.4 km||2 hours 13 mins||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Panchgani||604 km||11 hours 25 mins||View Details|
|Mahabaleshwar to Panchgani||19.0 km||36 mins||View Details|
|Lonavala to Panchgani||159 km||2 hours 49 mins||View Details|
|Delhi to Panchgani||1,556 km||1 day 2 hours||View Details|
|Ahmedabad to Panchgani||755 km||12 hours 1 min||View Details|
|Goa to Panchgani||385 km||6 hours 43 mins||View Details|
|Bangalore to Panchgani||777 km||11 hours 3 mins||View Details|