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Fastest and cheapest way to travel from Mumbai to Pune

I want to fly into Mumbai and then commute to Pune one way. What method of transportation would be the safest? The fastest? The cheapest? The easiest with a lot of luggage?

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  • Sandeep Bhaskar

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    The quickest and nicest way to get from Mumbai to Pune is by road. There is the famous Mumbai Pune Expressway that connects both cities, and takes only about 2.5 hours. Its a very scenic route and crosses the Western Ghats, a major mountain range in Western India.

    Very easy to find taxi or Volvo buses that connect both cities and quick to travel. However cheapest way to get to Pune is of course by Rail. Mumbai-Pune is a major route and plenty of trains connect both cities. Trains usually would take around 3 hours travel time.

    For finding trains lookup Mumbai CST to Pune Jn in http://erail.in/

    And for finding buses, lookup http://redbus.in

    http://www.redbus.in/Booking/SelectBus.aspx?fromCityId=462_2&toCityId=130&doj=08-Apr-2014&busType=Any&opId=0

    Do let me know if there is anything more you would like to know.

    Have a pleasant stay and a fun trip!

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      trains i wouldn't recommend to a traveller with loads of luggage since the pune railway station is not in the middle of town and also, very difficult to get cabs from pune .. buses have multiple stops at different places in the town . · (0 likelikes)

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  • Sweta Chand

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    My recommendation would be that you book a large taxi like Innova using a reliable cab company. Safe, reliable, fast and cheap.

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      Well won't be very cheap though :) · (0 likelikes)

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  • Shrirang Joshi

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    There are many shuttles which ply between Mumbai airport and Pune. For example you can book a shuttle at www.kktravels.com. The pick you up at the arrivals terminal and drop at any address in Pune. I use this shuttle very often. They are safe, fast enough (considering the fact that you land at odd hours in the night) and fairly cheap too.

    • Booking a private taxi through the hotel where you might eventually stay in Pune is certainly safe, but, not cheap.
    • Booking a one way taxi at the airport is faster, but not cheaper (than KK travels) and may be not that safe at this hour of the night especially for a person who does not speak the local language.

    There is another way to do this - if you have not booked your tickets yet, Pune can be your final destination.

    • Lufthansa flies in to Pune via Frankfurt.
    • You can fly in to any airport in India and take a domestic flight to Pune.

    The second option may cost you about 100$ more than flying in to Mumbai, but, this way it is much easier.

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  • Prasad Np

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    Take a cab, from the Mumbai airport, it will not be the cheapest, but sure the fastest and also since you have lots of luggage I would not suggest train or bus. It would be good to book the cab from one of the counters within the premises of the airport and not engage somebody outside. Some well known cab companies in Mumbai are Ola, Meru etc.

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  • Shreyans Sekhani

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    Mumbai to Pune

    The fastest and the cheapest way to travel is through bus. There are lot of AC buses which run throughout the day.


    The Mumbai-Pune highway is one of the best in the country and you will cover the distance in 4 hours max.


    You can get details of bus at www.redbus.in

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  • Tinesh Bhasin

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    Head to Dadar East. Just outside the railway station, you have every option. Rather than haggling with the travel agents, you can book a cool cab. They have a fix rate and you have plenty of them.

    It is safe. The fastest way to reach Pune is by road. Cool Cab is not necessarily the cheapest one by Indian standards but quite reasonable.

    You can share the ride if you wish. Outside Dadar East you will have the option of car rental with chauffeur and bus. Of course, bus will work out to be the cheapest and they will accommodate all your luggage. safest too. However, not sure if it is the easiest way.

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  • Gaurav Joshi

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    Hey Jasmine,

    Bus is cheap as 300 Rs to 1000 Rs. You can plan your trip from this link for the bus

    http://www.ticketvala.com/bus-booking/mumbai-pune-tickets.html.

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  • Aniket Suryavanshi

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    The safest, fastest and cheapest option for you is the Mumbai - Pune Intercity Express train. You can book a ticket at Indian Railway's official website: irctc.co.in .

    You have to book the train ticket well in advance, say about a month before your date of journey to be sure to get reservation.

    If you don't have time for reservations, you have "Shivneri" bus as an option. These are state operated good buses, and you can more info about them here.

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  • Sanjana Keshava

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    Hey Jasmine.
    There are a few options regarding getting from Mumbai to Pune

    - Fastest- the fastest would be a flight, ofcourse, but this is far from the cheapest!
    - The Cheapest would be a bus. Tons of Volvo buses run from Mumbai - Pune, multiple times a day. You're always good with luggage on a bus, if you're talking about 1 or 2 suitcases. These buses cost about 400-500 rupees(that's about 7-8 USD), and take about 4.5 hours to reach Pune. They are quite comfortable, air conditioned volvos. Once you're in Pune you can take a taxi to your final desitination.
    - A more convenient alternative however, could be hiring a taxi. You can hire taxis that take you from door to door. These would be more expensive, my guess would be 4000-5000 Rupees.
    Hope this helps!

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  • Tushar Sarang

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    Mumbai to Pune you fill find a lot of local tour operators buses, tickets should be 200-300Rs.

    Government too has got AC bus service (Volvo Buses) named Shivneri (link to govt. portal)


    There are cab serivces like Meru-cab, Tab-cab, etc but these will cost you upto 2500Rs

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  • Ajay Hariharan

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    Hi Jasmine.The safest,fastest ,cheapest, easiest way will be the Mumbai Pune volvo buses.Yes you can carry a lot of luggage with you.You could book your Bus tickets online at www.redbus.com.You could board your Bus at Andheri which is near Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM).

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    Travel by bus which is convinent and easy. Land Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and take a bus to Pune. Have a nice trip.

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  • Sachin Talekar

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    Yes this is possible.

    You cab book cab on cheapest rate at carsonrental.in website.

    this is best and good service provider company in pune.

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  • Dilip Kumar

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    Fastest mode to reach Mumbai to pune is road. There are many trains between mumbai to pune but they will take more time than road.

    The distance between mumbai to pune is 148 KM, road condition is very good.

    If you have a car then plan by road, otherwise book a cab or taxi to reach pune. For Mumbai to Pune Shortest Road Route visit : http://www.roaddistance.in/maharashtra/mumbai-maharashtra-to-pune-distance/by-road/

    Hope this will help to you and all mumbai to pune by road traveller to reach easily.

    Thanks

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  • Richa Pathek

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    Hi,

    As followed the links given by Maya, and made a deal of 2100 for Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) to Pune taxi service. Ali Cool Cabs offer me this deal. Thus I am recommended them.

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  • Rajesh Varma

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    Hey Hi Jasmine,

    your looking Fastest and cheapest Cabs from Mumbai to Pune? then you can try this cabs service..
    they provide outstation one way drop off and round trip Cabs from Mumbai to Pune at lowest rates.

    Aadesh cabs offer you a comfortable option, for booking a cab and going to Pune from anywhere in Mumbai - This will be the easiest with a lot of luggage.

    If you want a comfortable, air-conditioned ride at a small surcharge its best to travel by aadesh cabs.
    You can book Mumbai to Pune taxi from Online http://www.aadeshcabs.com/cabs-from-pune-to-mumbai.html or call on +91-7387236555 | 020-6400 5555

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    Traveling in India is big fight. Mumbai to Pune best travel choice will be cab and volvo buses. If you want to travel via train, make sure you Check PNR Status of ticket before you board train.

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    Hi Jasmine,

    A lot of taxi providers give you a service right from the airport to get from Mumbai to Pune. Ask around for the pre-paid taxi service (usually slightly more expensive than private players like Meru or TABCAB) - this is usually very safe, but you might not enjoy the comfort of the generic taxi.

    Ola Cabs are like the Uber of India and offer you a comfortable option, for booking a cab and going to Pune from anywhere in Mumbai - This will be the easiest with a lot of luggage https://www.olacabs.com/car-rentals/mumbai-pune

    Check them out as well. You shouldn't be paying more than 2000 INR for the journey for most generic taxis, but i'm not sure how much Ola charges. A quick google search will give you a lot of results of cab services, but make sure you call them, and be very direct with them as to your requirements to get the best service.


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      Ola stops giving car rentals for Mumbai Airport to Pune drop service. There are other professional car rental companies like Ali Cool Cab (https://www.alicoolcab.com/), Just-Car and Taxi Guru Solution is present to cater such services. · (0 likelikes)

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    Go to Dadar East and take a shared taxi stand for Pune.

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    I will not recommend taking the bus or train as this is your first visit. Book an intercity cab / taxi and I would suggest making these arrangements before you arrive in Mumbai. You can visit of the many sites suggested in the answers below or look at http://www.merucabs.com/intercitybooking. This may not be the cheapest but is the safest and fastest option. Again, please do not consider taking a bus or train considering you (may) be arriving late with plenty of luggage, are not familiar with the language and are travelling for the first time! Good luck!

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      Meru Cab is expensive... Just Car, and Taxi Guru is more economical. · (0 likelikes)

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