Beautifully nestled on the Konkan Coast, Ganpatipule Beach promises an enthralling weekend experience at the lap of the nature – a pleasant getaway that attracts beach lovers and pilgrims alike.
Ganpatipule Beach is easily accessible via air, rail, and road, connecting to major cities of India. It is approximately 375 km south of Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra. Ganpatipule town is easily accessible from the port city of Ratnagiri, which also has an airport and railway station.
How to Reach Ganpatipule Beach By Road
Ganapatipule is located 32km from Nivali, a village on Mumbai Goa Road (NH 17), from where one has to take a right turn to reach the beach. Ratnagiri from Nivali is approximately 20km.
One can also reach Ratnagiri via Hatkhamba, which is around 30km from the beach, along stunning natural beauty and breathtaking view of the sea.
The distance from Ganapatipule to Mumbai is 375km via Mahad, whereas Pune is 331km away via Satara. Private cabs are available from Ratnagiri and other major cities to ply to the town.
States transport buses also connect nearby cities to Ganapatipule. There are buses frequently running from MSRTC Bus Station in Ratnagiri, Mumbai, Pune, Pimpri-Chinchawad, Solapur, Panjim, Miraj, and Chiplun.
How to Reach Ganpatipule Beach from Mumbai:
To reach from Mumbai to Ganpatipule Use below route – head towards Panvel – Pen – Vadkhal – Nagothane – Kolad – Mangaon – Mahad – Tamhane – Khed – Asurde – Chiplun – Savarde – Navade – Chafe – Ganpatipule. There are also many Mumbai to Ganpatipule bus services available from private bus operators.
How to Reach Ganpatipule Beach from Pune:
To reach from Pune to Ganpatipule head towards Satara via Shirwal – Khandala. From Satara head towards Kashil – Karad – Shahuwadi – Sakharpa – Hathkhamba – Chafe – Ganpatipule. Pune to Ganpatipule private bus services are also available from tour operators. Even tourists can hire car to reach Ganpatipule from Pune.
How to Reach Ganpatipule Beach from Kolhapur:
To reach from Kolhapur to Ganpatipule head towards Ambewadi – Panhala – Bambavade – Malkapur – Amba – Ninave – Sakharpa – Dabhole – Hathkhamba – Chafe – Ganpatipule. Kolhapur to Ganpatipule cabs service is available too.
How to Reach Ganpatipule Beach from Solapur:
To reach from Solapur to Ganpatipule head towards Manglalwedha – Sangola – Kavathe Mahankal – Miraj – Ichalkaranji and reach Kolhapur. From Kolhapur reach Ganpatipule by above route. Solapur to Ganpatipule cabs service is available for tourist convenience.
How to Reach Ganpatipule Beach By Train
Ganapatipule does not have its own railway station, and the nearest railway station to Ganpatipule are at Ratnagiri and Bhoke. Being a city, all express and passenger trains stop at Ratnagiri station.
There are many trains available from Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur cities to reach Ganpatipule. The trains connecting Ratnagiri and other major cities are Trivandrum Central-H.Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express, H.Nizamuddin-Trivandrum Central Rajdhani Express, Mumbai LTT Ernakulam AC Duronto Express, Ernakulam-LokmanyaTilakTerminus AC Duronto Express, and Ernakulam-Hazrat Nizamuddin Duronto Express.
Bhoke, being a small village, only passenger trains stop here.
How to Reach Ganpatipule Beach By Air
Ganapatipule is well-connected to nearby cities via airways, the nearest airport being at Ratnagiri, approximately 17 km from the town. The Kolhapur airport is also located at a distance of 144 km, serviced by Air Deccan, which has regular flights to major cities like Mumbai and Pune. Mumbai is an international airport to reach Ganpatipule beach.
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Distance from Major Cities to Ganpatipule
- Pune to Ganapatipule Distance – 300 KM
- Mumbai to Ganapatipule Distance – 357 KM
- Kolhapur to Ganapatipule Distance – 150 KM
- Solapur to Ganapatipule Distance – 380 KM
- Nagpur to Ganapatipule Distance – 1150 KM
- Ahmedabad to Ganapatipule Distance – 876 KM
- Bangalore to Ganapatipule Distance – 768 KM