Lonavala to Shirdi

   Lonavala to Shirdi Road Distance 215 km
   Lonavala to Shirdi Aerial Distance 160 km
  Lonavala to Shirdi Travel Time 4 hours 59 mins

How to reach Shirdi from Lonavala

Seeing devotees from all over the world, Shirdi is a pilgrimage site and the home of the Spiritual Leader Sai Baba. Shirdi is located approximately 200 kms away from Lonavala. Most people choose to drive to Shirdi as the buses first go to Mumbai and then to Shirdi. The train journey also takes quite long however it is the cheapest option.

Knowing The Details

1. Lonavala to Shirdi by Road
2. Lonavala to Shirdi by Bus
3. Lonavala to Shirdi by Train
4. Popular Routes to Shirdi
5. Popular Routes from Lonavala
6. Places to Visit in Shirdi
7. Hotels in Shirdi

1. Lonavala to Shirdi by Road

Approximate taxi fare: INR 2000
Approximate travel time: 4 Hours 
Car rentals in Lonavala: Lonavala Travels, Raza car rental services, Swadeep Tours & Travels, Lucky Travels, Lonavala. 

Route 1: Via NH 60

  • Distance: 208 Kms
  • Time: 4 Hours 20 minutes
  • Sights on the way: Kune Falls (Lonavala), Lonavala Lake, Talegaon Dabhade Lake, Ghoradeshwar (Talegaon Dabhade), Induri Fort (Talegaon Dabhade), Ghorawadi Caves (Talegaon Dabhade), Gorakh Sai Temple (Manchar), Munjaba Mandir (Manchar), Shivneri Fort (Alephata), Amruteshwar Mandir (Sangamner), Sai Baba Temple (Shirdi), Dwarakamai (Shirdi)
  • Eating options: The Kinara Village Dhaba (Lonavala), Mulaqaat Restaurant (Lonavala), Aishwarya Garden Restaurant (Talegaon Dabhade), Hotel Shree Prasadam  (Talegaon Dabhade), Samadhan Restaurant (Manchar), Hotel Jay Malhar (Sangamner) , Hotel Prasad (Sangamner), Trail Restaurant (Shirdi), The Tulip (Shirdi). 

Route 2: Via Shri Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Distance: 260 Kms
  • Time: 6 hours 30 minutes 
  • Sights on the way:  Kune Falls (Lonavala), Lonavala Lake, Talegaon Dabhade Lake, Ghoradeshwar (Talegaon Dabhade), Induri Fort (Talegaon Dabhade), Ghorawadi Caves (Talegaon Dabhade), Shri Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Wildlife Sanctuary , Gorakh Sai Temple (Manchar), Munjaba Mandir (Manchar), Shivneri Fort (Alephata), Amruteshwar Mandir (Sangamner), Sai Baba Temple (Shirdi), Dwarakamai (Shirdi).  
  • Eating options:  The Kinara Village Dhaba (Lonavala), Mulaqaat Restaurant (Lonavala),  Neelkanth Aqua Forest Restaurant (Shri Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Wildlife Sanctuary),  Aishwarya Garden Restaurant (Talegaon Dabhade), Hotel Shree Prasadam (Talegaon Dabhade), Samadhan Restaurant (Manchar), Hotel Jay Malhar (Sangamner) , Hotel Prasad (Sangamner), Trail Restaurant (Shirdi), The Tulip (Shirdi). 

2. Lonavala to Shirdi by Bus

All the buses on this route take a detour to Mumbai and then to the destination. This takes quite long and the passengers tend to get exhausted. 

Part 1: Lonavala to Mumbai

  • Route Operator:  Redbus
  • Starting Point: Lonavala
  • Terminating Point: Mumbai
  • Travel time: 3 Hours
  • Distance: 90 Kms
  • Frequency: Every 30 minutes 
  • Ticket cost: INR 500

Part 2: Mumbai to Shirdi

  • Route Operator:  Redbus
  • Starting Point: Mumbai
  • Terminating Point: Shirdi
  • Travel time: 7 Hours 30 minutes 
  • Distance : 240 Kms
  • Frequency: Every 30 minutes 
  • Ticket cost: INR 700

3. Lonavala to Shirdi by Train

This option of travelling between the two cities requires multiple interchanges and hence is less preferred and used. 

Part 1: Lonavala to Pune by Train 

  • Travel time: 1 hour 
  • Distance: 65 Kms
  • Frequency: Every 30 minutes
  • Ticket cost: INR 90

Part 2: Pune to Daund by Train

  • Travel time: 1 hour
  • Distance: 75 Kms
  • Frequency: Hourly
  • Ticket cost: INR 100

Part 3: Daund to Shirdi by Train

  • Travel time: 4 Hours 30 Minutes 
  • Distance: 190 Kms
  • Frequency: Twice a day
  • Ticket cost: INR 150 
Tip: All bus tickets are available at bus booking counters and train tickets at railway stations. Make sure you book your tickets through a certified booking agent. For flight bookings , plan your trip well in advance to get preferred timings and prices.

Popular Routes to Shirdi

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Chennai to Shirdi 21 hours 13 mins 1,364 km
Delhi to Shirdi 19 hours 55 mins 1,264 km
Bangalore to Shirdi 16 hours 0 mins 1,011 km
Pune to Shirdi 4 hours 13 mins 201 km
Mumbai to Shirdi 4 hours 17 mins 241 km
Hyderabad to Shirdi 12 hours 17 mins 646 km

Popular Routes from Lonavala

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Lonavala to Mahabaleshwar 3 hours 24 mins 177 km
Lonavala to Mumbai 1 hour 33 mins 82.7 km
Lonavala to Khandala 6 hours 0 mins 263 km
Lonavala to Goa 8 hours 25 mins 500 km
Lonavala to Shirdi 4 hours 59 mins 215 km
Lonavala to Panchgani 2 hours 49 mins 159 km

Top Hotels In Shirdi