IUCAA is located at the north end of the campus of the University of Pune. The city of Pune is about 170 km south-east of Mumbai (Bombay) along the Mumbai-Pune expressway. Pune lies at an altitude of 559 m and the climate is mostly pleasant.

Visitors arriving at Pune by air can take a prepaid taxi or auto-rickshaw from the Lohegaon Airport, Pune, which is about 13 kms from IUCAA. Pick-up facility can be arranged by IUCAA for official visitors for which a request may be sent to (transport[AT]iucaa.in).

Visitors arriving at Pune by train can take an auto-rickshaw for the University of Pune and follow the signs to IUCAA from the University Main Gate.

Visitors arriving at Pune via Mumbai can either take a train from Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus to Pune Railway Station or a bus from Dadar bus stand, from where air-conditioned buses leave frequently for Pune. These take about three and a half hours to reach Pune.

Visitors arriving at Mumbai International Airport can take taxi from the airport to IUCAA. M/s Akbar Travels, M/s K.K. Travels, M/s Sandis Travels have counters in/outside the airport. M/s Akbar Travels have a currency counter inside the aiport. These cabs take about three and a half hours to reach Pune. It is advisable to make advance bookings for such taxis, which can be done through transport@iucaa.in.

It is recommended that arrangement for travel to IUCAA and stay at the IUCAA Guest House are made well in advance.
For assistance, please contact Mr. Rajesh Pardeshi [pardeshiATiucaa.in] or Mr. Rajesh Parmar [rvpATiucaa.in] or call +91 20 2560 4100.  

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