Best Road Trips In India – Mumbai to Pune Expressway

Hi Guys, Today we want to share with you yet another iconic highway that you would love to ride your motorcycle or drive drive your car on. Today we talk about the Mumbai – Pune Expressway

The Mumbai Pune Expressway, (officially known as the Yashwantrao Chavan Mumbai Pune Expressway) is India’s first six-lane concrete, high-speed, access controlled tolled expressway. Total distance of the expressway is 94.5 km (58.7 mi) which connects Mumbai, the administrative capital of Maharashtra and the financial capital of India, with Pune, an industrial and educational hub. The Expressway is open 365 day of the year barring the planned repair and renovation work days which rarely exist.

 

Profile route of Mumbai – Pune Expressway Highway

Length of the Highway:

The Mumbai Pune highway is total 94.5 km (58.7 mi) in length starting from Sion, Panvel to Kotwal Nagar, Pune. The average time taken to cover the full distance is 1 hour 30 minute by car or motorcycle.

Route:

  1. Start of Expressway (Mumbai end) to Kon-Shedung interchange – 8.5 km (5.3 mi)
  2. Kon-Shedung interchange to Bhatan tunnel – 6.3 km (3.9 mi)
  3. Bhatan tunnel to Madap tunnel – 10.6 km (6.6 mi)
  4. Madap tunnel to Khalapur toll station – 7.3 km (4.5 mi)
  5. Khalapur toll station to Khalapur-Sajgaon gas station & rest area – 1.6 km (0.99 mi)
  6. Khalapur-Sajgaon rest area to Adoshi tunnel. (The Mumbai-Pune carriageway skirts the eastern edge of the tunnel while the Pune-Mumbai carriageway traverses the 230 m long tunnel. – 6.9 km (4.3 mi)
  7. Adoshi tunnel to the old British-built Deccan-Konkan stone trestle. This is the site of the old (1830–1928) GIPR reversing station – 4.5 km (2.8 mi)
  8. Stone trestle to Khandala tunnel – 0.8 km (0.50 mi)
  9. Khandala tunnel to Khandala – 2.7 km (1.7 mi)
  10. Khandala to Tungarli – 3.5 km (2.2 mi)
  11. Tungarli to Kamshet-1 tunnel – 17.1 km (10.6 mi)
  12. Kamshet-1 tunnel to Kamshet-2 tunnel – 1.2 km (0.75 mi)
  13. Kamshet-3 tunnel to Talegaon toll station – 11.1 km (6.9 mi)
  14. Talegaon toll station to Someone interchange – 3.4 km (2.1 mi)
  15. Somatane interchange to End of Expressway (Pune end) – 7.6 km (4.7 mi)

Total length of Expressway: Start to End93.1 km (57.8 mi)

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