Panchgani is a famous hill station situated in the state of Maharashtra in India. It is also known by the name of Paachgani. Panchgani is a popular destinations for film makers. There are many renowned educational institutes are located in Panchgani. It is the best place for picnic as well as holiday. It also attracts thousands of tourist each month.

Panchgani Hill
Panchgani Hill

How to Reach Panchgani from Mumbai by Train, Road, Car, Bus

By Train

There is no direct train available from Mumbai to Panchgani. Pune is the closest rail station to Panchgani. You have to take train from Mumbai to Pune and then you can get transportation services like bus, car or private taxis. Going to Panchgani through taxi may cost you up to Rs. 4000 to Rs. 5500. Bus is the cheapest way to reach Panchgani from Pune. It cost you Rs. 300 to Rs. 400. Following is the schedule of the trains available between Mumbai and Pune.

Train No Train name Train type Runs on (From station)

M Tu W Th F Sa Su
From Dep To Arr. Travel time
1 11043 LTT-MADURAI EXPRESS(W) MAIL EXP
X X X X Y X X
LTT 00:15 PUNE 03:53 03:38
2 11087 VRL-PUNE EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X X X X X X Y
BSR 00:30 PUNE 04:45 04:15
3 11089 BGKTPUNE EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X X Y X X X X
BSR 00:30 PUNE 04:45 04:15
4 11091 BHUJ PUNE EXP MAIL EXP
X X X Y X X X
BSR 00:30 PUNE 04:45 04:15
5 11095 AHIMSA EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X X X X Y X X
BSR 00:30 PUNE 04:45 04:15
6 11049 ADI-KOP EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y X X X X X X
BSR 03:40 PUNE 07:40 04:00
7 12940 JAIPUR-PUNE SF SUPERFAST
X X Y X X X Y
BSR 04:15 PUNE 08:05 03:50
8 19312 IND PUNE EXPRES MAIL EXP
Y Y X Y Y Y X
BSR 04:20 CCH 07:34 03:14
9 22105 INDRAYANI EXPRESS SUPERFAST
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 05:40 PUNE 09:08 03:28
10 12127 INTERCITY EXP SUPERFAST
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 06:40 PUNE 09:57 03:17
11 18520 LTT-VSKP EXP MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
LTT 06:55 PUNE 10:15 03:20
12 11007 DECCAN EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 07:00 KK 10:45 03:45
13 11025 BSL-PUNE EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
KYN 08:05 CCH 11:29 03:24
14 11301 UDYAN EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 08:05 PUNE 11:40 03:35
15 11029 KOYNA EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 08:40 CCH 11:59 03:19
16 17318 LT(T)-UBL EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
LTT 09:05 PUNE 12:50 03:45
17 11075 LTT-BIDR EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X Y X X X X X
LTT 12:05 PUNE 15:30 03:25
18 11011 LTT-NED EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X X Y X X X X
LTT 12:05 PUNE 15:30 03:25
19 11017 LTT-KIK WEEKLY EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X X X X X Y X
LTT 12:05 PUNE 15:30 03:25
20 16331 TRIVANDRAM W EXP MAIL EXP
Y X X X X X X
CSTM 12:10 PUNE 15:45 03:35
21 16339 CSTM-NCJ EXP MAIL EXP
X X Y Y Y X Y
CSTM 12:10 PUNE 15:45 03:35
22 16351 CSTM- NCJ EXP MAIL EXP
X Y X X X Y X
CSTM 12:10 PUNE 15:45 03:35
23 17222 LTT-COA EXP MAIL EXP
X X X Y X X Y
LTT 12:25 PUNE 15:30 03:05
24 17031 MUMBAI CST-HYB EXP MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 12:45 PUNE 16:30 03:45
25 11073 LTT-MAS EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y X X X X X X
LTT 13:20 PUNE 16:40 03:20
26 11041 CSTM -MAS EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 14:00 KK 17:27 03:27
27 11009 SINHAGAD EXP MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 14:30 CCH 17:45 03:15
28 11102 GWL-PUNE EXP MAIL EXP
X X X X X X Y
BSR 14:35 CCH 19:01 04:26
29 11019 KONARK EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 15:10 PUNE 19:00 03:50
30 16381 KANYAKUMARI EXP MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 15:45 PUNE 19:15 03:30
31 12125 PRAGATI EXPRESS SUPERFAST
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 16:25 PUNE 19:50 03:25
32 19420 ADI MAS EXP MAIL EXP
X X Y X X Y X
BSR 17:05 PUNE 21:05 04:00
33 12123 DECCAN QUEEN EXPRESS SUPERFAST
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 17:10 PUNE 20:25 03:15
34 11023 SAHYADRI EXPRES MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 17:50 KK 21:27 03:37
35 19568 VIVEK EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X X X X Y X X
BSR 18:30 PUNE 22:25 03:55
36 19202 PBR SC EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X Y X X X X X
BSR 18:30 PUNE 22:25 03:55
37 17203 BVC-CCT EXP MAIL EXP
X X X X X Y X
BSR 18:30 PUNE 22:25 03:55
38 16613 RJT CBE WKLY EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X X X X X X Y
BSR 18:30 PUNE 22:25 03:55
39 17017 RJT-SC RAJKOT EXP MAIL EXP
Y X Y Y X X X
BSR 18:30 PUNE 22:25 03:55
40 17411 MAHALAXMI EXP MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 20:23 PUNE 00:10 03:47
41 12163 CHENNAI EXPRESS SUPERFAST
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
DR 20:30 PUNE 00:05 03:35
42 22107 CSTM-LATUR EXPRESS SUPERFAST
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 21:00 PUNE 00:30 03:30
43 17322 LTT-UBL WEEKLY EXP MAIL EXP
X X X X X X Y
LTT 21:15 PUNE 01:40 04:25
44 11305 CSTM-SUR EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y Y Y X Y Y Y
CSTM 21:20 PUNE 01:25 04:05
45 11005 DR-PDY EXPRESS MAIL EXP
Y X X X Y X Y
DR 21:30 PUNE 01:00 03:30
46 11021 DR-TEN EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X Y Y X X Y X
DR 21:30 PUNE 01:00 03:30
47 11035 SHARAVATHI EXP MAIL EXP
X X X Y X X X
DR 21:30 PUNE 01:00 03:30
48 16588 BKN-YPR BI-WEEKLY EXP MAIL EXP
Y X Y X X X X
BSR 21:45 PUNE 02:25 04:40
49 14806 BME YPR AC EXP MAIL EXP
X X X X Y X X
BSR 21:45 PUNE 01:40 03:55
50 12701 CSTM-HYB HUSSAINSAGAR EXP SUPERFAST
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 21:50 PUNE 01:20 03:30
51 11013 COIMBATORE EXP MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
LTT 22:35 PUNE 01:50 03:15
52 12115 CSTM-SUR SIDDHESWAR EXP. SUPERFAST
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 22:45 PUNE 02:10 03:25
53 51027 FAST PASSENGER PASSENGER
X X X Y Y Y X
CSTM 22:55 CCH 02:58 04:03
54 51029 BB BJP FAST PASS PASSENGER
Y Y Y X X X Y
CSTM 22:55 CCH 02:58 04:03
55 51033 SAINAGAR SHIRDI PASS PASSENGER
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 22:55 CCH 02:58 04:03
56 16209 AII MYS EXPRESS MAIL EXP
X X X X Y X Y
BSR 23:45 PUNE 04:10 04:25
57 16505 GIMB SBC EXPRES MAIL EXP
X Y X X X X X
BSR 23:45 PUNE 04:10 04:25
58 16507 JU BANGLORE EXP MAIL EXP
X X X Y X Y X
BSR 23:45 PUNE 04:10 04:25
59 16531 GARIB NAWAJ EXP MAIL EXP
Y X X X X X X
BSR 23:45 PUNE 04:10 04:25
60 16533 JU-YPR MAIL EXP
X X Y X X X X
BSR 23:45 PUNE 04:10 04:25
61 11027 CSTM-MAS MAIL MAIL EXP
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
CSTM 23:45 KK 02:58 03:13

By Car/Road/Bike

The distance from Mumbai to Panchgani is 245 km by road. It will take up to 3 hours of driving by car or bike. Here are the driving directions to reach Panchgani from Mumbai. Travelling to Panchgani by bike or car is an appropriate option compare to train.

1.Head south-east on CST Road/Tamasi Bandat Rd towards AH Wadia Marg
2.Slight left onto CST Road/Santacruz – Chembur Link Rd(Continue to follow Santacruz – Chembur Link Rd)
Drive along Mumbai-Pune Expy and National Highway 4
3.Merge onto NH 3
4.Keep right to continue on Jeejabai Bhosle Marg(Pass by Rbk international school ground (on the right in 1.1 km)
5.Take the exit onto Sion-Panvel Expy(Partial toll road,Pass by Shri Datta Mandir (on the right in 8.8 km)
6.Continue onto Mumbai-Pune Expy(Partial toll road,Pass by Food Carnival (on the left in 83.2 km)
7.Take the exit on the right towards National Highway 4
8.Keep right and merge onto National Highway 4(Partial toll road,Pass by High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (on the right in 15.8 km)
Follow Wai-Surur Rd, Wai-Panchgani-Mahableshwar Road and Wai-Panchgani Rd to your
destination in Bhim Nagar, Panchgani
9.Slight left towards Wai-Surur Rd
10.Turn right onto Wai-Surur Rd
11.At Rajesh Travellers, Wai-Surur Rd turns slightly left and becomes Bhadreshwar Pul/Wai-Panchgani-
Mahableshwar Road(Continue to follow Wai-Panchgani-Mahableshwar Road,Pass by Shri Salwekar Dutta Mandir (on the left in 400 m)
12.Wai-Panchgani-Mahableshwar Road turns slightly right and becomes Wai-Panchgani Rd(Pass by River View Housg.Society (on the left in 7.5 km)
13.Turn left at Parking 2 toward Shirinbai Davierwalla Marg
14.Turn right onto Shirinbai Davierwalla Marg
15.Turn left
Panchgani, Maharashtra

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By Bus

The distance between Mumbai and Pune is about 245 km by road. There are mainly 4 to 5 travel operators from Mumbai to Panchgani. Neeta Tours and Travels, Swami Travels are the major bus operators on Mumbai-Panchgani route. They run various types of buses on route of Mumbai and Panchgani such as A/c Sleeper, A/c Seater, Volvo A/c Seater. You can easily book your tickets through online travel booking portals, which will make your journey easy and comfortable.

Article first published on March 31, 2015.

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