If one prefers to opt for bus service to reach Lonavala though the ride is rough and it takes approximately four hours to reach Lonavala. Travelers can hire bicycles on hourly basis to explore Lonavala or to go to Khandala.
As Lonavala is on the main railway line between Mumbai and Pune one can get express trains from the Lonavala railway station. The travel time from Lonavala to Mumbai in express train is three hours while it takes an hour from Lonavala to Pune.
The nearest airport from Lonavala is Pune, which is 64 km from Lonavala. From here transportations are available to reach the hill station in Maharashtra.