Shirdi, a major pilgrimage center in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India. This dwelling place of Sai Baba attracts hordes of visitors from all over the country flocking in huge numbers to seek blessings of Baba. There are a number of attractions in Shirdi worth visiting by everyone such as the Sai Baba temple, Dwarakamai, Chavadi, Lendi Baug, Abdul Baba's cottage, Gurusthan to name a few. Shirdi though a small town is very well connected by all means of transportation. For tourists travelling by air there are a number of airports near Shirdi within 75 - 250 km distance from Shirdi.
Tourists coming on a tight schedule to Shirdi prefer to travel by air and with a number of airports near Shirdi it is easily reachable by air. The nearest airport to Shirdi is at Nashik, around 75 km from Shirdi but the major airport near Shirdi is at Aurangabad, around 150 km from Shirdi connecting all major towns of India. Another major airport near Shirdi is Mumbai airport, around 296 km from Shirdi which is well connected from all major cities of India as well as many cities from abroad. Pune airport, around 231 km from Shirdi is also well connected to major parts of India. Public and private transportation is available from these airports to Shirdi to facilitate tourists visiting the land of 'Child of God'.
Shirdi being a famous tourist destination in India is always flocked by visitors from different parts of the country. Shirdi is very well connected by air, rail and road. For tourists travelling by air there are a number of airports near Shirdi making Shirdi easily reachable. With its own airport expected to be completed by 2018, Shirdi will be much more easily accessible to majority of devotees of the great saint - Sai Baba.