Reach Shirdi

  • by air

    The nearest airport to Shirdi is at Nashik, 75kms away, Aurangabad is at a distance of 150kms, which is connected by all the major towns of India. You can also come till Mumbai by air and travel down to 296kms to reach Shirdi. Mumbai has both international and domestic airports that grant connectivity to the world. Domestic airport in Pune is about 231kms from Shirdi. There are regular public and private transport operators that ensure your easy access to the sanctum of Saibaba.

    Aurangabad Airport, Maharashtra State, India -150 km

    Pune Airport , Maharashtra State, India -215 km.

    Mumba Airport i, Maharashtra State, India -282 km

    Nasik Airport, Maharashtra State, India-90km.

  • by train

    Kopergaon on Daund-Manmad Line is an important railway station about 16kms from Shirdi. This station is on the route of the Karnataka Express from New Delhi to Bangalore. Manmad is another important station about 58kms from Shirdi which carries a number trains from Mumbai and Delhi. Shirdi has a computerized Railway Ticket Booking Center within the temple premises. From here you can have railway tickets of whichever destination all through India.

    Shirdi Railway Station - Sainagar Shirdi -Distance from Temple 0.5kms.
    Kopergaon ( Daund- Manmad Line ) 16 km.
    Train from Mumbai The train no 0117 would depart CST at 10.20 pm and would reach Shirdi at around 5 am. The same train (0118) would leave Shirdi for Mumbai at around 7.30 am.
    Train No-1333 - CST Mumbai to Sai Nagar Shirdi-Mumbai - Sainagar Shirdi Fast (passenger -via - Pune - daund) Arrival -10.30 AM Daily.
    Train No1334 -Sai Nagar Shirdi to CST Mumbai -Sainagar Shirdi Fast -Mumbai (passenger -via - daund - pune Dept -16.40 Trains Daily
    Manmad Junction -58 km.

  • by road

    Shirdi can be reached by taking a Bus from almost all major cities of Maharashtra. Shirdi is on the Ahmednagar-Manmad Highway, 250 km from Mumbai and 75 km from Nashik. MTDC runs buses from all major destinations.

    From Hyderabad you can go to Shirdi by a direct bus. It is a 15 Hrs. journey. R T.C. runs 3 buses between 2 P.M. and 5 P.M.

    From Bangalore the K K. express runs through Dharmavaram, Ananthapuram and Dond junction to Kopargam and Manmad. You can get down in either of the stations and catch a bus to Shirdi from there.

    From Chennai the Navajeevan 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.


    Shani the son of Sun (Surya) is famous God in Shinganapur. A specialty of Shinganapur is there are no doors to the houses. Shri Shani Dev protects people from thieves. Shanishinganapur is one more religious place in Ahmednagar-Nagar Dist. Rahuri is 50 Km. from Shirdi, & Shanishinganapur is located at east on Nagar Manmad Road. Shinganapur the Sub verb of Sonai is to the east 16 Kms. from Rahuri. S.T. Buses & private cars are available for journey.


    Shirdi is located in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra in Western India. Shirdi extends latitude 19°45 N and longitude 74°25 E. This remote hamlet has gained a massive popularity across the globe for its association with the charismatic saint Shri Saibaba.

    Shirdi is among most sacred pilgrim spots in India. Easily accessible from all the major cities of Maharashtra by road, Shirdi is equally approachable from across the country through rail and air network. However Shirdi does not appear on either rail or air, still a good road network ensures that the tourists have an easy and no-hassle travel to Shirdi by road.

    Shirdi is quite close to the holy city of Nashik with just 90kms away. It takes about 6hrs to reach Saibaba of Shirdi from Mumbai. Pune is about 206kms from Shirdi.

    Here is brief distance chart of Shirdi from some important cities of Maharashtra:

    Shirdi to Mumbai - 300 kms.

    Shirdi to Pune - 195 kms

    Shirdi to Nashik - 120 kms

    Shirdi to Aurangabad - 135 kms

    Shirdi to Ahmedabad - 790 kms.

    Shirdi to Shingnapur- 75 kms

    Shirdi to Kolhapur -360 Kms.

    Shirdi to Baroda - 435 kms.

    Shirdi to Saputara -160 kms

    SHirdi to Vani - 135 kms

    Shirdi to Grishneshwar ( ellora )- 125 kms .

    Shirdi to Solapur - 320 kms.

    Shirdi to Bhimashankar - 130 kms.

    Shirdi to Triambakeshwar - 120 kms .

    Shirdi to Surat - 360 kms.

    Shirdi to Bangalore - 975 kms

    Shirdi to Chennai - 1200 kms.

    Shirdi to Hyderabad - 610 kms.

    Shirdi to Nagpur - 660 kms.

    Shirdi to Nanded - 400 kms.

    Shirdi to Delhi - 1175 kms.

  • Shirdi Weather

    Climate: Dry Climate Temperature: Max - 40º C, Min - 7º C Monsoon: Scanty rains (June - August) Shirdi is located in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra on latitude 19°45' N and longitude 74°25' E. This pilgrim spot has mostly dry climate and during summers the temperature can be quite volatile. During summers you can expect the temperature shooting as high as 40º C in the month of May. Winters can be cold in Shirdi, with January often showing temperature dipping to as low as 7º C.

    Shirdi has the most pleasant weather during Monsoons, between June and August. It is the time when the surroundings of Shirdi turn fecund and greenery is all round. However, Monsoons in Shirdi are mild with scanty rains and hence they come as a pleasant respite that never gets ruined with excess of rains. In fact Monsoons are the best time when you can plan your visit to Shirdi. Amidst the drizzling you can pay homage to Saibaba and participate in all the activities without bothering about sweat.

    Weather and overall climate of Shirdi is quite tolerable; however, those hailing from cold countries may find it slightly upsetting if they happen to tread in here in the summer. Wear comfy clothes with cotton fabric. Loose garments are preferable; one must respect India's dressing sense and they should not be offensive to anyone's sensibilities.