By Air :
The airport at Pune is nearest to Panchgani at a distance of 98km.
By Rail :
Pune is a popular railway station for tourists who wish to visit Panchgani. Though the railway station nearest to happens to be at Wathar. Panchgani is well linked with Mumbai and Pune through road.
By Road :
Less than 100 kms from Pune and 266 kms from Mumbai, the nearest hill station to Panchgani is Mahabaleshwar.
Wai, the temple town, is enroute and a good stop-over if you feel like exploring a rustic township. From Mumbai to Panchgani you can either take the NH 17 or take the route via Pune, it will be slightly longer – however better roads will ensure a shorter driving time!
Best Route from Mumbai to Panchgani
Panvel – Rohe – Mahad – Poladpur – Mahabaleshwar – Panchgani
Best Route from Pune to Panchgani
Pune – Surur – Wai – Panchgani
Best Route from Kolhapur to Panchgani
Kolhapur – Karad – Satara – Wai – Panchgani
Distance from Cities :
Pune to Panchgani – 100 kms
Mumbai to Panchgani – 250 kms
Kolhapur to Panchgani – 170 kms
Nagpur to Panchgani – 820 kms
Ahm’bad to Panchgani – 770 kms
B’lore to Panchgani – 800 km