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Located on the banks of River Bhima in Solapur district Pandharpur is located in the Indian state of Maharashtra and is a popular tourist destination for religious travelers as well as nature lovers alike. Millions of Hindu pilgrims visit Vithoba temple in Pandharpur every year. Pandharpur is also known as Chandrabhaga due to its half moon like shape.
How to Reach Pandharpur by Road
Pandharpur is well connected with major cities in Maharashtra by road and state transport corporation buses are regularly available. Pune is at a distance of around 204km while Mumbai at distance of 386km. Bijapur (100km) and Solapur (74km) are close to Pandharpur and direct transport from these cities to Pandharpur is also available.
How to Reach Pandharpur from Mumbai: To travel from Mumbai to Pandharpur head towards Panvel. Use Mumbai-Pune Expressway to reach Pune. From Pune city head towards Magarpatta City – Loni Kalbhor – Kedagaon – Kurkumbh – Khadki. Drive further on Mumbai-Solapur Highway and head towards Indapur – Tembhumi and reach Pandharpur via Karkamb.
How to Reach Pandharpur from Pune: You can use above route from Pune to Pandharpur. Another way to reach Pandharpur is via Shirval. From Pune city head towards Katraj – Shirwal – Lonand – Phaltan – Malshiras – Pandharpur.
How to Reach Pandharpur from Tuljapur: From Tuljapur head towards Solapur via Malumbra – Tamalwadi – Ule and Hipparge. From Solapur to reach Pandharpur use Pandharpur-Solapur road and travel towards Kegaon – Wadwal – Penur – Tungat- Pandharpur.
How to Reach Pandharpur by Train
Kurdwadi at a distance of 50km from Pandharpur is the nearest railway station and connects Pandharpur with rest of the country by rail. From Kurdwadi Pandharpur can be easily reached both by road and by train as it also has a very small railway station. Solapur, at a distance of 74 km is the nearest major rail head and trains from cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Pune are regularly available. From both Solapur and Kurdwadi state transport buses and private taxis are available. It takes around 4 hrs to reach Pandharpur from Pune while the time required from Mumbai, Bangalore are around 9 hrs, 12 hrs and 14 hrs respectively.
How to Reach Pandharpur By Air
Pune at a distance of 204 km is the nearest domestic airport to Pandharpur. Pune is well connected by air with most major cities in the country. Taxi cabs from Pune airport to Pandharpur is regularly available as well as state transport corporation buses. From Pune tourists can also reach Pandharpur by train via Solapur or Kurdwadi from where Pandharpur is about 74km and 50km away respectively.
Distance from Major Cities to Pandharpur
- Solapur to Pandharpur Distance – 73 KM
- Tuljapur to Pandharpur Distance – 113 KM
- Sangli to Pandharpur Distance – 134 KM
- Osmanabad to Pandharpur Distance – 143 KM
- Satara to Pandharpur Distance – 147 KM
- Kolhapur to Pandharpur Distance – 180 KM
- Ahmednagar to Pandharpur Distance – 188 KM
- Latur to Pandharpur Distance – 190 KM
- Pune to Pandharpur Distance – 210 KM
- Shirdi to Pandharpur Distance – 273 KM
- Mumbai to Pandharpur Distance – 356 KM