How to Reach Bhopal


  • By Air: The Raja Bhoj International Airport (BHO) is located around 13 kilometersaway and even though it is called an International Airport, there are very few international flights that connect to Bhopal. It is recommended you take a domestic flight from other international airports if you are travelling from other countries.
  • By Train: The IRCTC network connect Bhopal to all cities and towns in India and is a budget way to reach the city. There are two main railway stations in the city- Bhopal Railway Station (located in Old Bhopal) and Habibganj Railway Station in New Bhopal that serve the city.
  • By Bus: Many interstate and intrastate busses have KushabhauThackrey Inter State Bus Terminus in new Bhopal as the destination. Overnight AC busses- both Public and Private, are available to reach the city.
  • By Car: The city of Bhopal is connected by Indian National Highway system. If you travelling from Gwalior (5 hour’s journey time) and Kota (8 hour’s journey time) and even Jabalpur, a road trip is ideal to reach the city.


  • By Bus: The citybus service is a preferred way of getting around Bhopal, especially if you are travelling on a tight budget. Opt for Bhopal Travels to take a tour of the city.
  • Mini Bus: The Mini-busses in Bhopal network access every nook and corner of the city. You can buy the tickets when onboard.
  • By Rickshaw: If buses are something that confuseyou, Rickshaws are the next best thing to get around the city. Be aware of drivers who will overcharge you (get an estimate at your hotel for your ride if you are not taking a rickshaw by meter).
  • By Taxi: Taxis are preferred only to travel to the airport. You can call for MP Taxi Cabs to arrange a pick up or drop.
  • By Cab service: Ola cabs is the new way of getting around the city and functions like Uber. You can call the service or use their smart-phone app.