The nearest airport is the Lohegaon Airport in Pune which is about 64 kilometres away. While it is used by some international airlines apart from the domestic ones, the nearest international airport is in Mumbai, approximately 100 kilometres away.
Bus is one of the best ways to travel from Mumbai as well as Pune and you will easily find many non air-conditioned as well as air-conditioned Volvo options. The drive is beautiful with lush green trees dotting the way.
Since Lonavala is midway between Mumbai and Pune, all trains plying between the two cities would also cross Lonavala leaving you with multiple options. Some of the trains going on this route include the Intercity Express, Koyna Express, Deccan Express and Indrayani Express amongst others. Most of the express trains that cross the Mumbai-Pune railway line also stop at the Lonavala Railway Station. It takes roughly three hours to reach Lonavala from Mumbai and about one hour from Pune by train.
If you want to go by car, you can take the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. You have to pay a toll from Mumbai, but the Expressway is a very smooth ride and Khandala is often recommended by road travel. If you are going from Pune, you can take the NH4 or a combination of NH4 and Mumbai Express Highway.
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