Matheran, a hill station is Maharashtra, is located at a convenient driving distance from major cities Pune and Mumbai. What is the Nearest Airport to Matheran?
Matheran does not have an airport. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai (100 kms) and Pune (120 kms) are the nearest airports, which are well connected to major Indian cities like Bangalore, Delhi etc. Taxi/cabs and buses are available from both the airports to reach Matheran. What is the Nearest Railway Station to Matheran?
Neral junction (21 kms) is the nearest station. Number of trains, including local ones stop at Neral. Tourists can take a ride of Toy train from Neral, taking around 2 hrs to reach Matheran but will offer you breath-taking views. Taxi/cabs and buses are also available from the Neral station. How to Reach Matheran by Bus?
There are frequent State Transport and private buses plying to Matheranfrom Pune, Panvel and Mumbai. MSRTC provides ordinary and deluxe buses. The buses will stop 2.5 kms from city as Matheran is a no vehicle zone. You can reach the destination by taking rickshaw, horseback or on foot. How to Reach Matheran by Road?
If you are planning a trip to Matheran by own car, you will get a parking space at Dasturi Naka. From here you can either rent a bicycle, travel on foot or ride a horse to explore the picturesque hill station. How to Reach Matheran by Cab/Taxi?
If you don’t want to drive and just want to relax during the journey, you can travel by booking a taxi or cab to Matheran. There are various travel agents in nearby cities like Pune, Mumbai, Nashik and other places that provide cabs to reach your destination at reasonable fares. Routes to Matheran
Route from Mumbai: Distance between Mumbai and Matheran is about 80 kms and time taken to cover the distance is about 2-3 hours. There are two routes from Mumbai to Matheran. The first route goes via Navi Mumbia, Kamothe, Hatnoli and Bekare to Matheran Taxi Stand. This is the fastest route, about 80 kms and time taken to cover the distance is about 2 hours. The second route goes via Mulund East, Ghansoli, Mahape, Kolegaon, Ambernath, Badlapur and Neral to Matheran. This route is also 80 kms but has traffic and toll on the way. Time taken to reach through this route is about 3 hours.
Route from Pune: Distance between Pune and Matheran is about 124 kms and would take about 3 hours to reach. The best route from Pune to Matherangoes via Pimpri Chinchwad, Lonavala, Karjat and Neral to Matheran.
Route from Nashik:Matheran is located at a distance of 166 kms from Nashik and time taken to complete the journey would be around 3 hours. The best route from Nashik to Matherangoes via Waghere, Kasara Budruk, Khardi, Atgaon, Murbad, Pohi and Neral to Matheran.