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How To Reach Maheshwar
Maheshwar in MP, on the banks of Narmada River, is only 90 km from Indore. A temple town with exquisite examples of architecture, Maheshwar is also well known for its saris and other handloom products. The best way to reach Maheshwar is to reach Indore either by rail or by air since Maheshwar has neither a railhead nor an airport. Indore, on the other hand is not too far away from Maheshwar and one can travel by a taxi from the airport or railway station at Indore to Maheshwar.
The roads to Maheshwar are good. According to drivers on these roads you could drive at average speeds of between 50 and 60km/hour if in your own car or a taxi. However, public transport will be slower. Maheshwar is only 90 km from Indore and more than 510 km from Mumbai from where it might take you more than 9hr to reach Maheshwar.
Maheshwar does not have a proper railway station. Indore is the best connection for you. All major cities are connected with Indore and there are some good and fast trains to take you to Indore. There are three weekly trains that connect Bhopal to Indore and two that connect Allahabad to Indore. Howrah also has two weekly trains which connect with Indore. If you are flying down to Delhi from abroad there are several trains to Indore from Delhi such as the Superfast Express 22942 and the Intercity Express 12416 among many others.
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in Indore is well connected to cities that include Delhi and Lucknow, Varanasi and Bhopal besides Kolkata and Hyderabad. As per information available, the airlines operating are Jet Konnect, Indigo, Air India and Spice Jet.
Maheshwar is a very small place and one can walk around the town. Auto rickshaws are available and so are contract buses such as Saraf. But, travellers say that it is “fun to walk around” and check out the local stuff, eat at food joints and generally feel the pulse of the local environment.