Pune city is known as the cultural capital of Maharashtra State, and also the city of intellectuals. It is one of the fast growing Metropolitan cities and is one of the green urban areas in the India. It has a population of about 4 million.
Pune city can be reached from any other city by means of either air, railway or road. The nearest city by air from Pune is Mumbai. It takes half an hour to reach Pune from Mumbai. Distance from Pune airport to the city is approximately 10 Km's / 6 miles.
Reaching Savitribai Phule Pune University from the Airport
Prepaid taxi service is available from Airport to reach the University. Regular taxi and rickshaw service is also available from the airport. Other means of reaching the University is by the bus service run by the ex-army men.
Traveling in Pune
From Pune railway station rickshaw and bus service is available. In Pune city one can hire rickshaw or travel by buses run by the Pune Municipal Transport. If you are new to Pune city the most convenient way of traveling is by auto rickshaw which are metered.