Shirdi, situated in the Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, is counted amongst the most revered and most visited pilgrim destinations in India. It is regarded as the sacred abode of Shri Sai Baba and is situated at a distance of approximately 200 km to the north of Pune city and 300 km to the east of Mumbai city. Being so close to two metropolitan cities of India, the pilgrim destination is easily accessible from any part of the country as well as the world, solving the problem of reaching there. Given below is more information on how to reach the sacred town of Shirdi.
The domestic airport that falls nearest to Shirdi is situated in the
Nashik city. It is approximately 75 km away and is well connected with
most of the major cities in India. The next closest domestic airport is
that of Pune. The international airport nearest to Shirdi is the
Chhatrapti Shivaji International Airport, situated in Mumbai. It is well
connected with the key cities in India as well as abroad.
Kopergaon railway station, which falls on the Daund-Manmad Line,
provides the nearest rail head from Shirdi. The Manmad railway station,
at a distance of 58 km, also lies close to the sacred town. Both the
stations have trains to most of the key cities in the country, solving
the problem of getting to the town.
The revered town of Shirdi falls on the Ahmednagar-Manmad Highway,
making it quite accessible for those traveling by road. One can take
State Transport as well as private buses for reaching any city in
Maharashtra and neighboring states, from Shirdi. Private taxis are also