from other Cities
and bus from Manmad tooks over an hour to reach
K. EXPRESS from Dharmavaram, Ananthapuram and
Dond junction to Kopargam and Manmad.
express goes upto Ahmedabad. It passes through
Pushaval. Get down there and catch another train
to Manmad. You can catch a bus there to Shirdi
is a 15 Hrs. journey.
Trains from Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Mumbai (Maharashtra),
Visakhapatnam via Secunderabad (Andhra Pradesh) and
other cities/states that have Shirdi railway station
as their terminal stop.
This means that devotees can get off the train at the
Shirdi railway station and reach Baba's Mandir in less
than 10 minutes (unlike in earlier years when one had
to take a taxi or bus from Manmad and it took over an
hour to reach Shirdi).
Most trains arriving at Shirdi now have air-conditioned
class, first class, second class and third class compartments,
thus providing different levels of comfort and convenience
according to the needs and affordability of the devotees.
Trains also run from Manmad station which is 58 km from
the heart of Shirdi, alternatively from Kopargaon station
which is 15 km from Shirdi, or Nashik city, which is
119 km from Shirdi or Nagarsol. Daund railway station
is 200 km from Shirdi. Buses and taxis ply from these
railway stations and locations to and from Shirdi. Shirdi
can be reached by bus from any of the following cities
in Maharashtra State (India): Mumbai, Pune, Vashi, Panvel,
Thane, Nashik, Akluj, Dhule, Nagpur and Aurangabad.
Currently, four-laning of State highway Nagar-Manmad
highway is in progress on BOT basis and should be completed
State Road Development Corporation has been assigned
to execute the works of internal roads in Shirdi. Soon,
Shirdi will have its own airport by 2012. It is to be
located at Kakdi (Kopargaon Tahasil), some 14 km towards
south-east of Shirdi. Construction work for airport
has commenced this year.