how to reach tarkarli from pune by train?

How to reach Tarkarli from Pune by train?

There is no direct train to Tarkarli. Currently, 3 trains departs from Pune station towards Konkan railway.  Kudal(35km), Kankavali(55km) and Sindhudurg(31km) are 3 stations of Konkan railway closer to Tarkarli.  It takes around 10 to 13 hours to reach in Tarkarli.

The train details are as given below.

Train Number Train Name Dept. time from Pune Nearest station to Tarkarli Arrival Time Travel Time Distance

Weekly on Friday

Pune Sawantwadi Weekly Summer Special 4.55 Kudal

(Tarkarli -35 km)

18.26 13h 31m 538 km

Sunday &Wednesday

Pune – Ernakulam SF Express 18.45 Kankavali

(Tarkarli -55 Km)

03.12 9h 27m 510 Km

Weekly on Monday

Pune – Ernakulam Humsafar Special 19.55 Kudal

(Tarkarli -35 km)

7.00 12h 55m 538 km


On arrival at station of Konkan rail,

If you can afford auto/cab then

Either You can hire auto rikshaw on station itself or book a cab in advance through hotel to pickup you from station.

From station  To Vehicle Tariff
Kudal Tarkarli Auto Rikshaw Rs. 550/- to Rs.650/-
Cab Rs. 1200/- to Rs. 1500/-
Kankavali Tarkarli Auto Rikshaw Rs. 1000/- to Rs. 1200/-
Cab Rs. 1500/- to Rs. 2000/-
Sindhudurg Tarkarli Auto Rikshaw Rs. 550/- to Rs.650/-
Cab Rs. 1200/- to Rs. 1500/-


Note : The above tariff is generally accepted and subject to change by anytime.


If your budget is low then

you can travel  by bus upto Malvan ST Depot. To catch bus you have to reach bus stop which is just 1 km away from each station.  Auto Rikshawas on sharing are available to travel from station to bus stop.  Tarkarli is just on 6 Km from Malvan ST Depot.  Either you can hire auto rikshaw or travel by city bus to reach Tarkarli.

This option is quite hectic.