India is developing rapidly in terms of Information technology. Many cities are competing to be the best IT city of the country. Pune is one of them which is developing as a IT hub of India. Pune is seventh largest city in India and second largest city in the Maharashtra after Mumbai. Today, Pune is known for its high educational facilities and relative prosperity. Many cultural activities like classical music, spirituality, theatre, sports, and literature. And various job opportunities attract migrants and students from all over the world, which makes for a city of many communities and cultures. It has a many famous places to which travelers from all across the world visits. Like other city It also has many transport options such as airport, railway station various bus stands.
The airport of Pune is one of the best airports of the country. It’s located approximately 10 km north east of Pune. It has a 2535 meter long runway oriented 10/28. The airport handles both domestic and international flights. Currently there are running two international flights which are by private air to Frankfurt and by Air India express to Dubai. Pune airport connects to different cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore in India by different Airlines, some of these airlines are,
- Air India – Bangalore, Goa, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad
- Air India Express – Dubai and Mumbai
- GoAir- Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi
- IndiGo – Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Nagpur
- Jagson Airlines – Shirdi
- Jet Airways – Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Mumbai
- Spice Jet – Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata
Hotels near Pune airport
There are so many luxurious hotels in Pune near airport which are of different ratings, and provide good service. Some of the hotels are given below.
- Hotel Brookside
- Ibis Pune
- Fortune INN Jukaso
- Lvy studios
Pune Railway Station
The railway station of Pune is the main railway head of Pune. It is the origin of Pune-Bangalore railway line. It is well linked to the other cities of India by railway line. The station is administered by Pune railway division of the central railway division. It serves as a halt for south bound trains from Mumbai, Gujarat , Madhya Pradesh , Rajasthan. There is also project of running bullet trains from Pune to Ahmadabad. Mumbai-Pune railway line was completed in 1856 and in the same year the first train ran from this station. There is one tourists train operated by Indian Railways, Deccan Odyssey. As compared to the other stations with internet cafe, online booking is available ,information booth and computerized processing , Pune station is better. Station is connected to many parts of the country .Some of them are :
- Garib Rath expresse – Pune to Nagpur
- Veraval Express – Pune to Varaval
- Jodhpur Express – Pune –Jodhpur
- Jhelum Express – Pune to Jammu
- Duranto Express – Pune to New Delhi
- Ahimsa Express – Pune to Ahmadabad
Hotels near Pune Station
There is good range of hotels in Pune of different ratings. Mostly tourist coming by Railway prefer to have hotels near Pune station. There are some hotels in Pune near station which provide all the basic facilities in reasonable rates. list of some hotel is given below.
- Hotel Citiotel
- Park Central
- Hotel Madhav International
- Studio Estique
Pune is the happening city .There are lots of options and places to visit and enjoy. There is some uniqueness in every area of Pune.