How to Reach Mandu


  • By Plane: Nearest airport is at Indore (99 km), connected with Mumbai, Delhi and Bhopal.
  • By Train: Regular bus services connect Mandu with Indore, Dhar, Mhow, Ratlam, Ujjain and Bhopal. Best season: July to March. Convenient railheads are Ratlam (124 km) on the Mumbai-Delhi main line and Indore (99 km).
  • By Road: Car drivers will face a 95km trip from Indore - Pithampur - Ghatabillod - Labour - Dhar to Mandu.
  • By Bus: Take a Bus from Indore to Dhar, and then from Dhar to Mandu.


  • By Bike: Bikes and Scooters are practically the only way to get around. The fort is huge! 10km long and 15km wide. Rent them at the nearby village.