Pune to Panchgani

   Pune to Panchgani Road Distance 98.4 km
   Pune to Panchgani Aerial Distance 67 km
  Pune to Panchgani Travel Time 2 hours 13 mins

How to reach Panchgani from Pune

The Preferred Way of Going from Pune to Panchgani

The distance from Pune to Panchgani is about 100 kms and this distance can be covered in about 2 hours by road. Hence most tourists prefer travelling by bus or by car.

Knowing The Details

1. Pune to Panchgani by Car
2. Pune to Panchgani by Bus
3. Popular Routes to Panchgani
4. Popular Routes from Pune
5. Places to Visit in Panchgani
6. Hotels in Panchgani

1. Pune to Panchgani by Car

The total road distance of about 100 kilometers between Pune and Panchgani can easily be covered in just around 2 hours, and this is precisely why a lot of travelers prefer to travel from Pune to Panchgani via roadways. You can either choose to drive on your own through this scenic route; or alternatively, you can book a cab for the same. The approximate charges of cabs on this route range from INR 9 to INR 20 per kilometer, depending upon the kind of vehicle chosen. You can conveniently book a cab through an app such as Ola, or you can go online and book a taxi through some reliable taxi service provider, such as Savaari or AhaTaxis. If you are traveling in a small group, it is advisable to opt for a smaller vehicle, which will cost you around INR 2000. For group travels, make sure that you book a comfortable SUV, and this will cost you around INR 3300-INR 3400. 

You will also be able to see the beautiful sights of Wai and Mahabaleshwar on the way; and thus when it comes to comfort, economy as well as pleasure; this is the best option to choose.
Routes Available
The most common route taken by travelers to reach Panchgani from Pune is the one that passes through NH4. This route takes you through the Lal Bahadur Shastri Road and Narveer Tanaji Malusare Road in Kudale Baug, and then leads you to the Wai-Panchgani-Mahableshwar Road and finally to Panchgani. 

Road Conditions
The Pune Satara Highway is really well built and is properly developed. The traffic on this route is pretty smooth on the weekdays, but be prepared to face heavy traffic on weekends.  The roads are good, and clear sign boards throughout ensure that you reach your destination without much difficulty. Also, there are ample local restaurants and dhabas on the way, so make sure that you stop for a delicious meal while on this route. 

2. Pune to Panchgani by Bus

Buses are easily able to cover the distance between the two places in about 3 hours, and thus traveling to Panchgani by bus is a time-saving and comfortable option. Buses that are run by the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation, as well as those operated privately,  ply frequently on this route, and thus travelers also have the option of choosing a bus that best suits their schedule. The fares for buses on this route start from as low as INR 210 and then increase depending on the bus service chosen. The shortest time taken to by a bus to reach Panchgani is 1 hour and 10 minutes ( Paulo Travels), while the maximum time is taken by the MSRTC operated buses.  

Commuters can board the bus from different boarding terminals that are spread all across Pune as per their convenience. These boarding points include Swargate, the Pune Railway Station, Pune Wakad (near Ginger Hotel), Pune–Hinjewadi Bridge (near Ranjai Hotel) and the Pune - Chandni Chowk S.T Bus Stop on the Pune Mumbai Highway. 

On the other hand, the dropping points in Panchgani include the Panchgani Bus Stand, Panchagini - Nagarpalika Bus Parking (opposite the Dr. Ambedkar Garden), Sherbaugh and Bilhar. The Panchgani Bus Depot is located near the main city center, and thus you can easily reach your final destination after de-boarding, by simply booking a cab or taking a local bus. 
Available Bus Options
1. Government buses operated by MSRTC (ordinary and semi-luxury buses)

Timings: Departure: Various timings throughout the day, Arrival: Various timings throughout the day

Duration: Minimum: 2 hours and 55 minutes and maximum: 3 hours and 14 minutes, depending on the bus chosen

Fares: INR 210 to INR 230

2. Swami Travels (AC Seater and AC Sleeper buses)

Timings: Departure: 03:00, Arrival: 05:06/ Departure: 03:25, Arrival: 06:25/ Departure: 03:25, Arrival: 05:35/ Departure: 03:26, Arrival: 05:30

Duration: minimum time taken: 2 hours and 4 minutes, maximum time taken: 3 hours 

Fares: INR 425- INR 500

3. Paulo Travels ( AC Seater and AC Sleeper buses)

Timings: Departure: 05:36, Arrival: 06:46
Duration: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Fare: INR 700

4. Vigneshwar Travels (AC High Tech buses)

Timings: Departure: 10:20
Arrival: 01:00
Duration: 2 hours and 40 minutes

Fares: INR 1200

Popular Routes to Panchgani

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Mumbai to Panchgani 4 hours 13 mins 242 km
Pune to Panchgani 2 hours 13 mins 98.4 km
Hyderabad to Panchgani 11 hours 25 mins 604 km
Mahabaleshwar to Panchgani 36 mins 19.0 km
Lonavala to Panchgani 2 hours 49 mins 159 km
Delhi to Panchgani 1 day 2 hours 1,556 km

Popular Routes from Pune

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Pune to Mahabaleshwar 2 hours 48 mins 117 km
Pune to Shirdi 4 hours 13 mins 201 km
Pune to Lonavala 1 hour 13 mins 65.1 km
Pune to Nashik 4 hours 56 mins 209 km
Pune to Goa 7 hours 49 mins 440 km
Pune to Panchgani 2 hours 13 mins 98.4 km

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