Information for Devotees Taking Manmad to Shirdi Route

Shirdi is visited by numerous pilgrims every year to pay their respects to the revered and popular saint, Shri Sai Baba. This holy place attracts tourists and devotees from different parts of the world and it has some excellent hotels and lodges that provide comfortable accommodations. It is well connected to numerous cities within Maharashtra state, which enables individuals to reach Shirdi using any of the convenient modes of transport. There are many trains which run from Manmad to Shirdi on certain days in a week. All of them depart from Manmad station early in the morning and reach Shirdi within two hours.

Earliest train departing Manmad station is Dadar Sainagar Express which leaves this railway junction at around 2:10 am. It is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and reaches Sainagar Shirdi railway station at around 3:51 am. There are four more trains that leave Manmad at around 7:30 in the morning and reach Sainagar Shirdi at around 9:15 am. But they are available only on certain days in a week. They are Puri Tirupati Express, Vijaywada Sainagar Shirdi Express, Secunderabad Sainagar Shirdi Express and Kakinada Sainagar Shirdi Express. Covering Manmad to Shirdi distance of 87 kilometres, all these trains help devotees to reach Shirdi without any hassles.

There are many other options for pilgrims travelling from Manmad to Shirdi by road. Due to advancements in technology, these individuals can have Manmad to Shirdi Map on their mobile devices for quick reference. It helps them immensely while travelling in their private vehicles. Taxis and auto rickshaws are available on a sharing basis during daytime for a convenient travel. Private vehicles can be hired at night from Manmad junction to Shirdi, but they cost higher than other modes of transport. Devotees can also opt for regular State Transport buses to reach Shirdi.

Shirdi Live Darshan Online

Shirdi is the most popular pilgrim center of Maharashtra which is a place of faith and worship. Visiting Shirdi and taking blessings of Shri Sai Baba is one of the great things for devotees. Many devotees regularly visit Shirdi and get blessings of this most powerful deity. Others visit Shirdi on occasion of the most popular Shirdi festivals like Ramnavami festival, Gurupournima festival and Sai Baba’s Punyatithi. For those who are unable to visit Shirdi but are interested in viewing happenings in Shirdi, for them Shirdi Sai Sansthan has offered a great service of online Shirdi Live Darshan. This can be viewed from 4 am till 11.15 pm. In case if you face any problem in viewing it, then you can download it free from Shirdi Sai Sansthan’s website.

Other option is to view Shirdi Live, the direct telecast from Shri Saibaba’s Samadhi Mandir at Shirdi from 5 am till 10.30 pm through Tata Sky DTH connection. Third option to get live Shirdi Darshan is YouTube.




Live Darshan has proved to be best facility for those who are not able to visit this divine place due to one reason or the other. Some people may not be able to visit it due to their physical disability. Others might not be able to visit this pilgrim center because of their old age or health conditions. Some people are not able to visit this place because they are located at a long distance. It might be due to various reasons, but ultimately this online Darshan facility proves to be a great opportunity for all those devotees who are not able to reach Shirdi due to different reasons.

We can look at this facility from other point of view also. We can make this Shirdi Sai Baba Live Darshan available to those who have a great desire to reach Shirdi, but they don’t have money to bear the travelling and other expenses. It can also be made available at Sai Baba temples which are now spread across every city and village of India. In short because of this facility you can view the happenings in Shirdi from any location.