Maharashtra Tourism signs off Mahabaleshwar as the apt place for couples and also family vacationers. It can be reached conveniently via road, rail and air.
Reach Lohegaon airport in Pune, only 80km from Mahabaleshwar or Mumbai International airport as the arrival point and you can take taxi or a bus from these airports to reach Mahabaleshwar.
Wathar (60 km) is the nearest railway station from Mahabaleshwar, however the best accessible and easy to reach one would be the Pune station. Several trains reach Pune station from Mumbai and also other major cities from different parts of India and you can take a bus or a taxi from Pune and reach Mahabaleshwar in just 2-3 hours.
From Mumbai and Pune, you can reach Mahabaleshwar as there are excellent bus services from Satara, Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, Kolhapur and Panchgani. Many private bus services from Mumbai is a good way to book the tickets. Their service also includes Volvo buses, to and from Mahabaleshwar.
Use of private vehicles to get to Mahabaleshwar is also a good option. Tourists from Adavali, Alibagh, Panchgani, Pune, Nashik can drive to Mahabaleshwar. Driving to Mahabaleshwar is by far the best, as the beauty of the serene surroundings can be enjoyed more.