Shirdi is located at about 1,247 km from Delhi. Shirdi is a town that falls under the jurisdiction of municipal council, popularly known as Shirdi Nagar Panchayat, in Ahmednagar District. It is well-connected to Delhi by roadways and railways. However, the best way to travel from Delhi to Shirdi is by air, a journey of around 3 hours. Take a direct flight from Delhi to Nasik to reach Shirdi. From here take a taxi.
Transport options from New Delhi to Shirdi
New Delhi to Shirdi By Flight: Take a direct flight from Delhi to Nasik to reach Shirdi. Shirdi has no airport. However if one wants to reach by air then, the closest airports is at Nasik and Mumbai.
New Delhi to Shirdi By Train: Take a direct express train from Delhi to Kopargaon or Manmad. These two are nearest train station connected to Delhi. To reach Shirdi one can avail taxi (INR 50 to INR 80) and bus (INR 15 to INR 25) from Kopargaon and Manmad.
New Delhi to Shirdi By Car: Take a cab from Delhi to Shirdi, which takes around 48 hours. The cost of cab ranges from INR 9 to INR 23 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. On the route, several petrol pumps of Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil and HP, apart from hospitals and pharmacies, ATMs and road-side dhabas are located. Ideal for families, senior citizens and groups.
Took a flight from Delhi to Pune, and then a cab onwards to Shirdi. The flight experience was good and so was the journey via taxi to Shirdi, which took around 5 hours of travel time. Although for my next visit, went via Aurangabad, which takes almost half the time, and I would recommend going to Shirdi from Delhi via Aurangabad only.
My train journey was very much awesome and I enjoyed a lot and had lot of fun with my family. It's a beautiful place, Shirdi to visit and enjoy the peaceful trip and my heart got lot of peace there. The weather there was very pleasant and calming. The hotel rooms were very clean and tidy. Overall, I enjoyed the entire trip a lot.
Took Air India to save time. IG terminal 3 is cool, with all amenities. From Aurangabad one needs to hire taxi better take it from the airport desk they charge Rupees 1800 from the airport to Shridi, if you are coming back after 2 or 3 days do tell the person on desk and they can provided taxi from hotel to Shridi for rupees 1500. It's a two and half hour way, so one needs to plan it in advance.
Travel experience was fine with good hospitality service of Jet Konnect airlines. As it was a jumbo jet plane so they took somewhat longer time than expected to take off, which was little bit dissatisfactory, rest of the experience was good. So travel was affordable smooth and comfortable experience
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