Pune, the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra after Mumbai, is well connected and can be reached by Air and Train. IUCAA, the workshop venue is about 30 minutes drive both from Pune's Lohegaon airport and Pune Railway Station.

Travel by Air:

Domestic Flights: The Lohegaon airport in Pune is well connected to all the major Indian cities. All major carriers operate daily flight to and from Lohegaon.

International Flights: Overseas participants can fly either to the Indira Gandhi International Airport at New Delhi or the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at Mumbai, and then take domestic flights to Pune.

Pre-paid taxi services are available from Pune Airport to IUCAA. The cost will be around Rs. 350 to Rs. 500/- for the approximately 30 minute drive.

If travelling via Mumbai, Pune can be reached

(a) By Air: There are two flights daily from Mumbai to Pune.
(b) By Taxi: The cost will be around USD 70 (USD 90) each way for a small car (for a big car). The travel time will be around 4 hrs. Participants planning to travel by taxi are requested to make their reservations directly with the transport agents using the form provided or directly with the company using the links given below under ground transport requests.

If travelling via Delhi, Pune can be reached

By Air with a travel time of about 2 hours. There are several flights daily between Delhi and Pune.Though travel via Delhi may be preferred due to the large number of domestic flights between Delhi and Pune, we would also like to inform that there might be delays in Delhi during winter months due to fog.

Travel by Train:

Pune railway station is well connected by train from all major cities in India. It takes about 30 minutes to reach IUCAA by three-wheeler taxis (autorickshaws) from Pune Raliway Station and the cost will be about Rs.150.

Ground Transport Reservation:

Participants wishing to reserve ground transport (mainly between airports, hotel and IUCAA) may use the links given below for directly contacting the agencies. You could also use the "Transport Details" page:
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