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Distance from Manmad to Shirdi

Discussion in 'West India' started by Devu, Jan 19, 2017.

  1. Devu

    Devu New Member

    I am currently in Manmad and am keen on going to Shirdi to the Sai Baba Mandir.

    I would like to know what the distance from Manmad to Shirdi is.

    My preferred way of transport would be by train so I would also like to know which train I should get.
     


  2. briannagodess

    briannagodess Well-Known Member

    Hello, @Devu, welcome to the forum!


    Overview

    The distance between Manmad and Shirdi is about 58 kilometres. For those bringing their own vehicle, driving duration can be as long as an hour, more or less. For those relying on public transportation, most likely via train, journey duration can be as long as two hours, even reaching three hours sometimes. Manmad and Shirdi are connected to each other via the Manmad Junction Railway Station and Sainagar Shirdi Railway Station. There are many trains running between these two stations too, but none of them have daily schedules so you have to plan accordingly. Below, we would highlight your train options from Manmad to Shirdi, which would be the best choices and the train fares as well.

    Trains from Manmad to Shirdi

    Train Name and NumberDeparture TimeArrival TimeScheduleJourney Duration
    Dadar Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 121311:553:51Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays1 Hour and 56 Minutes
    Mumbai LTT Sainagar Shirdi AC SF Special Train No. 021291:553:35Fridays1 Hour and 40 Minutes
    Dadar Sainagar Shirdi SF Special Train No. 121311:553:45Saturdays1 Hour and 50 Minutes
    Puri Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Express Train No. 184074:257:30Sundays3 Hours and 5 Minutes
    Vijayawada Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 172087:309:15Wednesdays1 Hour and 45 Minutes
    Kakinada Port Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 172067:309:15Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays1 Hour and 45 Minutes
    Secunderabad Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 170027:309:15Mondays and Saturdays1 Hour and 45 Minutes
    Vishakapatnam Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 1850310:2012:15Fridays1 Hour and 55 Minutes
    Tirupati Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Express Train No. 1741710:2012:15Wednesdays1 Hour and 55 Minutes
    Howrah Sainagar Shirdi SF Express Train No. 2289416:3520:00Fridays3 Hours and 25 Minutes
    Okha Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Special Train No. 0956417:2520:00Wednesdays2 Hours and 35 Minutes
    Kalka Sainagar Shirdi SF Express Train No. 2245619:1022:15Mondays and Fridays3 Hours and 5 Minutes
    These are all the trains running from Manmad Junction Railway Station to Sainagar Shirdi Railway Station. A total of 12 trains run between these two railway stations. Trains are either express ones or super fast ones. Journey duration varies depending on the train you choose, but it's between 1 hour and 40 minutes to 3 hours and 25 minutes. There are trains as early as 1:55 in the morning and as late as 19:10 in the evening. Halts are minimal, with the most at two stopovers along the way.

    Which Trains to Choose and Avoid from Manmad to Shirdi?

    Take note that all the trains only have schedules either once a week or a few days in a week. As such, you need to plan accordingly, take the necessary leave for work if you're travelling during a weekday, prior to booking your train ticket. A good option is the Mumbai LTT Sainagar Shirdi AC SF Special Train No. 02129, which has the shortest journey duration at around 1 hour and 40 minutes. It departs from Manmad at 1:55 and arrives in Shirdi at 3:35, but only during Fridays. It doesn't encounter much delays because it just has one stopover along the way. One downside is that it has a very early running time.

    You can also opt for the Kakinada Port Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 17206, which has a journey duration of 1 hour and 45 minutes. It has a better departure time from Manmad at around 7:30 in the morning. It then arrives in Shirdi at around 9:15 in the morning. Further, it has three schedules in a week, which are Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. So whether you're travelling on a weekend or weekday, you can try and board this train. It has two stopovers along the way and its average delay is just six minutes.

    Another good option is the Secunderabad Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 17002, which also has a journey duration of 1 hour and 45 minutes. It departs from Manmad at 7:30 in the morning and arrives in Shirdi at 9:15 in the morning. It has schedules during Mondays and Saturdays, so perfect for those who cannot leave the office on a weekday since you can board this train during Saturday instead. Its average delay is minimal at just four minutes and it just has two halts in between.

    Generally, trains to avoid are the following: Puri Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Express Train No. 18407, Howrah Sainagar Shirdi SF Express Train No. 22894, Okha Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Special Train No. 09564 and Kalka Sainagar Shirdi SF Express Train No. 22456. Journey duration with these trains can be as long as three hours or more. Plus, the last three trains, are prone to delays as well, adding into the long journey duration.

    Fares for Trains from Manmad to Shirdi

    Train Name and NumberIISL3A2A1A
    Dadar Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 12131Rs. 75Rs. 170Rs. 540Rs. 740-
    Mumbai LTT Sainagar Shirdi AC SF Special Train No. 02129-----
    Dadar Sainagar Shirdi SF Special Train No. 12131Rs. 75Rs. 335Rs. 890Rs. 1,190-
    Puri Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Express Train No. 18407Rs. 60----
    Vijayawada Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 17208Rs. 60----
    Kakinada Port Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 17206Rs. 60----
    Secunderabad Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 17002Rs. 60----
    Vishakapatnam Sainagar Shirdi Express Train No. 18503Rs. 60----
    Tirupati Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Express Train No. 17417Rs. 60----
    Howrah Sainagar Shirdi SF Express Train No. 22894Rs. 75----
    Okha Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Special Train No. 09564Rs. 60----
    Kalka Sainagar Shirdi SF Express Train No. 22456Rs. 75----
    These are the fare rates for trains from Manmad to Shirdi. A Second Seating (II) class costs around Rs. 60 to Rs. 75 per passenger. A Sleeper (SL) class costs around Rs. 170 to Rs. 335 per passenger. A Third AC (3A) class costs around Rs. 540 to Rs. 890 per passenger. A Second AC (2A) class costs around Rs. 740 to Rs. 1,190 per passenger. Not all trains have these classes though so make sure you confirm prior to booking a ticket.

    Conclusion

    Road distance between Manmad and Shirdi is merely 58 kilometres which can be covered in an hour with a car. Railway journey is around two hours but can reach three hours in some trains. There are many train options from Manmad Junction to Sainagar Shirdi, the railway stations that connect Manmad to Shirdi directly. However, most trains have schedules that are only weekly or a few times in a week. So just plan ahead of time, book the necessary tickets and you can have a comfortable train journey to Shirdi from Manmad. I hope this helps you!

    :)
     

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