How to reach Astavinayak Temple : Varadvinayak Temple,Mahad

By Road

Shri Varad Vinayak Temple at Mahad is 63 km from Mumbai,85 km from pune, 25 km from Karjat,21 km from lonavala and 6 km from Khopoli. The temple is 1.5 kms off the Mumbai - Pune old Highway. Mahad Bus Station, operated by Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), connects the place with other major towns such as Khopoli, Mahabaleshwar, Karjat, Alibag, and Shivthar Ghal. Mahad can also be reached via Mumbai – Panvel - Khopoli road. NMMT also starts bus service from Vashi/koparkhairane (Bus No: 58)to khopoli which halts at Mahad Phata.

 By Train

Khopoli/Karjat Railway Station on cental railway line is the nearest railway station for Varad Vinayak Temple at Mahad . All experss trains stops at karjat station.Took local train from karjat for khopoli. Lonavala is on the main railway line between Mumbai and Pune. All express trains plying between the two cities stop here. There is also an hourly shuttle service for Pune

By Air

Mumbai Airport/Pune Airport is the nearest airbase.Both are on allmost equal distance from varadvinayak temple (75-80 kms).

LoLocation of Varad Vinayak

On the Mumbai-Panvel-Khopoli road(Old mumbai pune highway), 6km before Khopoli is a village called Haalgaon/Mahad Phata.

Mahad can be reached from this village(1.5 km). On the Mumbai Pune Rail route one can get down at Karjat or better still at Khopoli.

From Karjat which is 24 km from Mahad one can board State Transport buses known as ST buses.

From Lonavala which is 21 km from Mahad one can board State Transport buses known as ST buses.

Khopoli is just 6 km from Mahad. One can board local buses or take autorickshaws from here