Getting there & away
State buses set to ply the smooth-moving Mumbai–Pune Expressway depart continuously from the bus stand (273842) to Mumbai (ordinary/deluxe Rs 56/70, three/two hours), while their AC siblings (Rs 100) rev up just a few times daily. The many buses for Pune (ordinary/deluxe Rs 44/60, two hours) use the old highway.
All express trains from Mumbai to Pune stop at Lonavla train station (273725). Travelling from Mumbai trains take three hours and cost Rs 35/122 in 2nd class/chair. To Pune there are express trains (2nd class/chair Rs 27/122, one hour, 64km) and hourly shuttle trains (Rs 14, two hours).