Located only at a distance of 2km from the world heritage site of the Eellora caves Ghrishneshwar is the last of the Dwadasa Jyortilingas – the the 12 most scared abodes of Lord Shiva. The temple is located in a village called Verul, which is at a distance of around 20kms from Daulatabad and 29km from Aurangabad.
How to Reach Ghrishneshwar by Road
Aurangabad is well connected with Mumbai and other cities of Maharashtra and also with Hyderabad by bus. State transport buses from Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad are regularly available for cheap fares. Distance from Mumbai to Aurangabad is around 368km while distance from Pune, Indore, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad are 235km, 407km, 528km and 579km respectively. Overnight luxury buses also regularly run between Mumbai and Aurangabad. State transport buses and private taxis from Aurangabad to Ghrishneshwar are also available.
How to Reach Ghrishneshwar by Train
Nearest railway station to Ghrishneshwar is Aurangabad at a distance of 27km. But Aurangabad is not in the main train route, and Manmad Junction is at a distance of 103km is the nearest railroad on the main train route. Private taxis from Manmad to Ghrishneshwar are also available.
Direct trains to Aurangabad are also available from Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune and takes around 7 to 10 hours. Manmad can be easily reached from any part of India by train and it takes around 3 hours to reach Aurangabad from Manmad by train. On reaching Aurangabad tourists can travel by bus or private taxis to reach Ghrishneshwar.
How to Reach Ghrishneshwar by Air
Nearest domestic airport to Ghrishneshwar is Aurangabad and is at a distance of 29km from Velur village. Aurangabad is directly connected with major Indian cities by direct flights and direct taxis from Aurangabad airport to Ghrishneshwar are regularly available. Tourists will also find tourist buses available from the airport to reach Ghrishneshwar temple.