How to Reach Matheran

However, people will learn a new hobby as they go horse riding in this enchanting and scenic hill station.

By Air By Air

The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai is the closest airport to Matheran. The Mumbai Airport is around 44 km from Matheran. Travelers can easily board flights to Mumbai because it is well-connected with all other major states and cities of India. From there, tourists can travel to Matheran by road or rail. Another nearest airport is Pune Airport which is almost 81 km and people can also travel from there. One can easily get a cab or taxi from the airport to the Matheran.

By Road By Road

The Mumbai-Pune Highway connects Matheran hill station to several major cities. Moreover, numerous regular state transport buses are available from Pune, Mumbai, and Panvel to reach Matheran. But buses can be availed till Neral. From Neral, people have to rely on cars or toy trains until Dasturi Naka for the rest of the journey. From Dasturi Naka, the visitors need to reach Matheran by hiring horses or walking, or hand-pulled rickshaws. It is because of that Matheran hill station is an eco-friendly destination so that vehicles are prohibited in Matheran.

By Rai By Rail

The nearest railway station is Neral Railway Station that is situated on the Mumbai-Pune line. This railway station is just 21 km away from Matheran. Matheran has its own railway station which is connected to Karjat Junction via a local train whereas Neral Junction is connected via a toy train. From Neral, visitors can board the Matheran Hill railway which is counted as one of the 6 mountain railways in India. This railway mountain route is picturesque and is considered as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Station. On the other hand, tourists can also travel from the Mumbai railway station. Deccan Express is the train that runs from Mumbai (CST) to Pune. One stoppage of this express is Neral Junction which is situated at 21 km from Matheran.

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