Pune enjoys excellent connectivity with neighbouring cities and towns by well-maintained network of roads. Mumbai (140 km), Ahmadnagar (121 km), Aurangabad (215 km) and Bijapur (275 km) all are well-linked to Pune by a number of state and roadways buses. Those driving from Mumbai need to take Mumbai-Pune Expressway route, which takes barely 2 to 3 hours to cover a distance of about 150 km.
Pune Junction railway station connects the city with all the prime Indian destinations. There are several mail/express trains and superfast trains linking the city to various Indian destinations in south, north and west. Some of the prominent trains operating to/from Mumbai are Deccan Queen and Shatabdi Express, which take around three-and-a-half hours approximately to reach Pune.
Pune is well connected through domestic airlines with the entire country. The airport located at Lohgaon has recently acquired status of an international airport and is being used to carry domestic as well as international traffic. Lohegaon Airport or Pune Airport is an international airport, located 15 km away from Pune city centre. Visitors can avail taxi and local bus services from outside the airport to reach their destination.