How to Reach Matheran Hill Station

Matheran is located about 100 km from Mumbai and 120 km from Pune. Mumbai airport is the nearest if one is contemplating on taking a flight to reach here. The nearest railway station is Neral and Matheran is around 11 km away from Neral.  Read More

Neral to Matheran by Taxi or Train

  • Once you are at Neral station, you can reach Matheran by train or taxi.
  • You can book the Matheran Toy Train tickets in advance from Mumbai or Pune. At Matheran or Neral the booking starts 45 minutes before departure
  • Matheran Toy Train will take around 2 hours to reach Matheran and it will drop you in the Matheran City.
  • You can reach Matheran by taxi from Neral Station.
  • A taxi from Neral to Matheran takes about half hour to reach till Dasturi Naka.
  • You can reach from Dasturi Naka to Matheran by walking or can hire a horse.
  • Even from Dasturi Naka to Matheran railway station shuttle train is available from Aman Lodge. Aman Lodge is 5 minutes walking distance from Dasturi Naka

Local Transport in Matheran!

Horses and hand-pulled rickshaws are the only transport options in Matheran. From the Dasturi car park, it’s a 45-60 minute walk to the centre, or you can hire a horse. Walking is quicker than being pulled along in a rickshaw.

Horses can be hired for around Rs.250 per hour or they may provide you 2-3 hours signtseeing package.

Route Combination to Reach Matheran

As Matheran is situated near to metro cities there are many route combinations to reach Matheran. All these route combinations are very simple and affordable and tourists can choose any route as per their budget and requirements.  Read More