How To Reach Pune
By Air: Pune International Airport , positioned approximately 10 kilometers to the north-east of the city at Lohegaon provides Pune air connectivity with a number of domestic as well as international destinations. As Pune Airport is actually the base of Indian Air Force, the construction of a new Pune International Airport has been proposed. It will be set up near the Chandus and Shiroli villages about 40 kilometers from Pune and after its completion; this will be the largest airport of India. The presently functioning Pune Airport is also going to undergo a renovation and after that, it will be capable of handling over 1200 passengers at a time. Various airlines currently operational at the Pune International Airport are: Air India, Air India Express, IndiGo, GoAir, Jagson Airlines, Kingfisher Airlines, Jet Airways, Lufthansa, SpiceJet, Kingfisher Xpress, Yanda Airlines etc. There airlines link Pune with several Indian cities via air, such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Nagpur, Shirdi, Indore, Jaipur, Dubai, Frankfurt, Sharjah, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, etc. To reach the airport from Pune you can either avail a pre-paid taxicab or use auto rickshaws.
By Rail: Pune Railway Station located along the Raja Bahadur Mill Road in Sangamvadi area of Pune is a junction that falls on the Mumbai - Chennai Railway line. It also serves as the originating point of the Pune - Bangalore railway line. Almost all the south bound trains arriving from Mumbai, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh halt at Pune Junction. Pune Suburban Service is operated on two major routes, they being Lonavala and Talegaon. Some of the major trains of Indian Railway that stop at Pune include Duronto Exp, Jan Shatabdi Exp, Garib Rath Exp, Sampark Kranti Exp, Deccan Odyssey, Deccan Queen Exp, Sinhagad Exp, Indrayani Exp, Deccan Exp, Intercity Exp, Pune - Indore Exp, Pune - Lucknow Exp, Azad Hind Exp, Pune - Veraval Exp, Ajmer Express, Pune - Darbhanga Exp, Pune - Bhubaneshwar Exp, Pune - Ernakulam Exp, Jhelum Exp, Ahimsa Exp, Pune - Manmad Exp, Garib Nawaz Exp, Jodhpur Exp, Gandhidham Exp etc. Chief destinations accessible from Pune via train are: Delhi, Mumbai, Nasik, Nagpur, Bangalore, Goa, Howrah, Ahmedabad, Secunderabad, Indore, Lucknow, Veraval, Bhubaneshwar, Ernakulam, Gwalior, Bhuj, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, and many others.
By Road: A well established network of National Highways, State Highways and an Expressway connect Pune with rest of the country via road. NH 4, a part of the Golden Quadrilateral that runs between Mumbai and Chennai passes through Pune and links Pune with Bangalore, Satara, Kolhapur, Kagal, Mumbai, Chennai and several other destinations. NH 9 annexes Pune with Vijaywada, Solapur, Rajeshwar, Mangalgi, Hyderabad, Zahirabad, and many other towns and cities of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. NH 50 a part of the golden triangle (Nasik-Pune-Mumbai) that runs between Nasik and Pune connects a number of destinations of Maharashtra state with the Pune city. The new Pune-Mumbai Expressway; India's first six-lane high-speed expressway has condensed the travel time between Pune and Mumbai to a great extent. Old Pune-Mumbai Highway and Katraj-Dehu Road Bypass are the two intra-city highways serving Pune. The city has three major bus stations: The Main Pune Bus Stand (near railway station), Shivaji Nagar and Swargate. The main bus stand provides buses for Mumbai and Lonavala route. Buses bound to Vidarbha, Konkan, Marathwada, Northern Maharashtra and Gujarat ply from the Shivaji Nagar Bus Stand. While the buses to Western Maharashtra and Konkan originate from Swargate. Pune is located about 150 km from Mumbai, 211 km from Nasik, 549 km from Hyderabad, 659 km from Ahmedabad, 729 km from Nagpur, 837 km from Bangalore, 1154 km from Chennai, 1437 km from Delhi and 1848 km from Kolkata.