Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune 411 008, INDIA
+91 (20) 2590 8001
Pune is well connected by air, rail and road to other major cities in India. The airport is located in Lohegaon. When arriving by train or bus, you can alight at either Pune Junction (main railway station and bus stand) or at Shivajinagar station / bus stand. Another option, particularly for international visitors, is to travel to Mumbai and then take a taxi, bus or train to Pune.
IISER is located in Pashan, in the north-western part of Pune city. IISER is about 2.5 km from Pune University circle. National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) is a known landmark very close to IISER. Going from University of Pune towards Pashan, the IISER Pune main gate is located about 100-200 metres from NCL gate, on the same side of the road.
Pune Municipal Transport buses halt at the Panchavati bus stop, which is just opposite to the main gate.
We would advise that if you are coming by autorickshaw or taxi, please get the vehicle inside the campus as it can be a fairly long walk from the gate with luggage.
Note: Autorickshaws charge a higher rate at night.
By taxi / autorickshaw, IISER is about 18 km from the airport. An autorickshaw will cost around Rs. 200/ to 250/- while a taxi will be around Rs. 350/- .
IISER Pune is about 10 km from Pune main railway station and an autorickshaw will cost between Rs. 100/- to 150/-.
From Shivajinagar, the distance to IISER Pune is about 6 km and an autorickshaw will cost about Rs. 75/-.
If you are coming by PMT bus, please alight at the Panchavati bus stop.
From the Mumbai airport, take a taxi to Pune (Coolcabs for example). One can also go to the Mumbai CST station and take a train to Pune. Tickets may be booked in advance - please visit the Indian Railways site.
One can also travel from Dadar or Borivali by a Volvo bus to Pune. This can cost between Rs. 350/- to 500/-.