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Shirdi, mostly known for the great saint Shirdi Sai Baba, is situated in the Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra. Shirdi, also known as the Land of Sai, is a popular destination of pilgrims throughout the year. The earlier history of Shirdi is not known but Shirdi shot to fame during the earlier 20th Century.
The name ‘Shirdi' is interconnected with the life of Shirdi Sai Baba. Shirdi Sai Baba visited Shirdi when he was sixteen years old and stayed there until his death in 1918. Through Shirdi Sai Baba, Shirdi has earned a significant place among the pilgrimage destinations of India.
Shirdi is a famous centre of pilgimage and can be reached from several important cities of Western and Southern India.
Shirdi Travel by Air :
Aurangabad Airport, Maharashtra State, India -150 km
Pune Airport , Maharashtra State, India -215 km.
Mumba Airport i, Maharashtra State, India -282 km
Nasik Airport, Maharashtra State, India-90km.
Travel Shirdi by Rail :
Shirdi Railway Station - Sainagar Shirdi -Distance from Temple0.5kms .
Kopergaon ( Daund- Manmad Line ) 16 km.
Train from Mumbai The train no 0117 would depart CST at 10.20 pm and would reach Shirdi at around 5 am. The same train (0118) would leave Shirdi for Mumbai at around 7.30 am.
Train No-1333 - CST Mumbai to Sai Nagar Shirdi-Mumbai - Sainagar Shirdi Fast (passenger -via - Pune - daund) Arrival -10.30 AM Daily.
Train No1334 -Sai Nagar Shirdi to CST Mumbai -Sainagar Shirdi Fast -Mumbai (passenger -via - daund - pune Dept -16.40 Trains Daily
Manmad Junction -58 km.
Travel Shirdi By Road :
From Hyderabad you can go to Shirdi by a direct bus. It is a 15 Hrs. journey. R T.C. runs 3 buses between 2 P.M. and 5 P.M.
From Bangalore the K K. express runs through Dharmavaram, Ananthapuram and Dond junction to Kopargam and Manmad. You can get down in either of the stations and catch a bus to Shirdi from there.
From Madras the Navajeevan express goes upto Ahmedabad. It passes through Pushaval. Get down there and catch another train to Manmad. You can catch a bus there to Shirdi.
You can reach Shirdi from Bombay in six hours by R.T.C Buses, Private Buses, and Taxis .
Distance from Shirdi to various cities :
Shirdi to Mumbai - 300 kms.
Shirdi to Pune - 195 kms
Shirdi to Nashik - 120 kms
Shirdi to Aurangabad - 135 kms
Shirdi to Ahmedabad - 790 kms.
Shirdi to Shingnapur- 75 kms
Shirdi to Kolhapur -360 Kms.
Shirdi to Baroda - 435 kms.
Shirdi to Saputara -160 kms
SHirdi to Vani - 135 kms
Shirdi to Grishneshwar ( ellora )- 125 kms .
Shirdi to Solapur - 320 kms.
Shirdi to Bhimashankar - 130 kms.
Shirdi to Triambakeshwar - 120 kms .
Shirdi to Surat - 360 kms.
Shirdi to Bangalore - 975 kms
Shirdi to Chennai - 1200 kms.
Shirdi to Hyderabad - 610 kms.
Shirdi to Nagpur - 660 kms.
Shirdi to Nanded - 400 kms.
Shirdi to Delhi - 1175 kms.
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