Distance from Major cities..
There are two routes one could take from Mumbai and Pune to Murud. You could either take the Alibaug route and continue further to Murud from Poinad or take the Roha route and directly go to Murud. The distance would be the same in both the routes but one could stay on the NH17 for much longer in the Roha route.
Best Route from Kolhapur to Murud
Kolhapur - Umbraj - Patan - Chiplun - Khed - Poladpur - Roha - Murud
Best Route from Mumbai to Murud
Mumbai - Panvel - Pen - Alibaug - Murud
Best Route from Pune to Murud
Pune - Mumbai - Express way - Lonavala - Khopoli - Pen - Alibaug - Murud
If you are traveling via Lonavala try the chikki and berries. Lonavala is also famaous for the 'misal pav' the very own maharashtrian snack!
Alibaug by Ferry