Neral is situated about 7 km as the crow flies from the hill station of Matheran
. It is on the Mumbai
-Karjat Road. Neral is the gateway to Matheran and is a fine spot to watch the sunrise. Accommodation is offered at Saguna Baug
Neral Railway Station is on the Mumbai-Pune line. The journey from Neral to Matheran, by rail, offers enchanting views.