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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]

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

It is recommended that arrangements for travel to IUCAA are made well in advance.

For assistance, please contact Mr. Rajesh Parmar (rvp [AT] or call +91 20 2560 4100

Location and Directions to IUCAA