How To Reach Sasan Gir
By Air: Diu Airport located at Nagoa of Diu approximately 84 kilometers away is the nearest airport from Sasan Gir that connects this land of Asiatic Lions with rest of the country via air. Jet Airways is the only airline catering service at this air base which provides direct flights to Mumbai and Porbandar. The flight to Mumbai is scheduled everyday except for Saturday. International Tourists can take a flight to Mumbai then head towards Diu via air and from there reach Sasan Gir using road transport. A road trip from Diu to Sasan Gir consumes about 2 hours and roughly 1000 INR. Rajkot Airport located at the distance of about 172 kilometers from Gir is the next alternative for the tourists who prefer air travel. Rajkot Domestic Airport provides better air connectivity with Mumbai and other important destinations via regular flights operated by Air India, JetLite and Jet Airways.
By Rail: Sasan Railway Station located about 27 kilometers from the Sasan Gir Forest National Park is the nearest railway head that can be used for reaching Sasan Gir via rail. Even though, Sasan being a Railway Station on a meter gauge railway line doesn’t provide efficient connectivity with other parts of the state and country. To reach Sasan Gir via train tourists can opt for the Junagadh Railway Station or the Veraval Railway Station; both of them located about 80 kilometers away from the Wildlife Sanctuary in opposite directions. Both Junagadh Junction and Veraval Railway Station are connected with various major destinations of the state and country including Okha, Keshod, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Kalyan, Mumbai, Lonavala, Pune, Ratnagiri, Bhopal, Itarasi, Jabalpur, Calicut, Ernakulam, Trivandrum, etc. Some of the worth mentioning trains that stop at Junagadh and Veraval Railway Stations include Veraval Pune Exp, Somnath Jabalpur Exp, Veraval Exp, Saurashtra Mail, Somnath Exp, and so on.
By Road: Sasan Gir is connected to rest of the state of Gujarat via State Highways numbered 26 and 111. State Transport (GSRTC) Buses and a number of private buses and cabs are available to reach Sasan Gir from various destinations like Junagadh, Veraval, Somnath, Dwarka, Rajkot, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune, etc. Other chief destinations of the country including the state capital Delhi can also be reached through the well established road network of national and state highways. Sasan Gir (city) is located about 42 km from Veraval, 51 kilometers from Junagadh, 154 km from Rajkot, 241 km from Dwarka, 347 km from Ahmedabad, 399 km from Vadodara, 553 km from Mount Abu, 825 km from Mumbai, 955 km from Pune, 1279 km from Delhi, etc.