Situated in the Umaria district of Eastern Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh is a popular tourist destination and is often regarded as the heartbeat of the state. The place is well connected to the nearby towns & cities like making it easily accessible for the travellers. For those planning to visit Bandhavgarh can make it to the national park by all the three means of transport including airways, railways and roadways. Even though the region doesn’t have its own airport the nearest would be in Khajuraho which has good flight connectivity to the other major important cities of the country. However, the railway and roadway are considered to be the best way to reach Bandhavgarh. Whether travellers choose to travel by air, rail or road one can avail the taxi service to head to Bandhavgarh National Park.
Umaria : 35 km/ 45 min
Khajuraho : 270 km/ 6 hrs.
Jabalpur : 190 km/ 4 hrs.
Satna : 120 km
Delhi : 978 km
Gwalior : 565 km
Katni : 102 km
Traveling to Bandhavgarh by road is convenient as the destination is accessible from the nearby cities and towns like Umaria, Jabalpur, Katni and Khajuraho. From any of these destinations, tourists can avail a cab service to reach Bandhavgarh National Park via SH 11, 22, and NH 43.
Fly from Delhi, Agra or Varanasi to Khajuraho and drive (7-8 hours) to Tala park entrance at Bandhavgarh. Nearest airport from the park is Khajuraho.
Nearest railway station is Umaria after Katani railway station, from there it is about 40 minutes drive to Nature Heritage. Alternatively, take the overnight train from Delhi to Umaria and drive (30 minutes) to the park. Only jeeps are available for transfers. Khajuraho / Bandhavgarh distance is 250 Kms, (8 hrs drive).