Badlapur is a small town located on the periphery of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and is virtually divided into two areas, East and West, by the Central Railway track. Sonivali, Manjarli, Katrap and Belavali are some of the prominent areas located close to Badlapur.
Badlapur West offers a good network of rail and road transport to its residents. NMMT buses offer transportation facilities to the residents and direct buses are available from Badlapur to Vashi and Badlapur-Belapur (Navi Mumbai). The area is well-connected by local trains which ply round the clock between Badlapur & Mumbai. Badlapur is 57.7 kilometers from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport via the Eastern Express Highway.
To make Badlapur more accessible and to reduce traffic congestion, the MMRDA has proposed a monorail project which would run on elevated height of 25 feet and carry 120-200 passengers per car.
Panna English High School, St. Anthony's Convent Higher Secondary School, Blossom Convent School, P M Jadhav Marathi High School, Don Bosco English High School and Chandra Shekhar Memorial High School are some of the schools located in Badlapur West.
In addition to schools, Badlapur West also houses many colleges like Bharat College of Commerce and Science, BSM Engineering College, Airson English School and Govt. Paramedical College.
Bhagwati Hospital, Kimaya Hospital, Dhanvantari Hospital, Dube Hospital and Spandan Hospital are some of the hospitals located aroundBadlapur West.
Many reputed banks including HDFC Bank, Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Syndicate Bank, IDBI Bank and State Bank of India have set up their ATMs and branches in the area.