How to reach Khajuraho
Khajuraho does have a railway station with limited services. The airport (HJR) too offers flights to limited destinations.
Mentioned below are the best ways & routes to reach Khajuraho :
Khajuraho (airport code – HJR) is the domestic airport with limited connectivity to Varanasi and Delhi. The nearest big airport is Jabalpur(JLR) at a distance of 250 kms | 6 hrs drive having direct connectivity to Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Kolkata.
Khajuraho (railway station code – KURJ) is a small railway station and is connected to Varanasi, Delhi, Bhopal, and Jhansi. Mahoba, at a distance of 80 km also has a railway station with train connectivity to major cities. It is advisable to check trains to Mahoba too. Taxi’s can be arranged for transfer from Mahoba to Khajuraho, Panna or Orchha. Satna, at a distance of 120 kms is on the major train route and has excellent connectivity. Jhansi is also a major railway station at a distance of 175 km. Guest can enter through Khajuraho and exit through Jhansi planning Khajuraho, Panna and Orchha. This can be planned vice versa too, subject to availability of train tickets. Katni is also major railway station at a distance of 185 kms.
Khajuraho is very well connected by road. It falls on NH 75, a little deroute of 10 km from Bamitha lands you at Khajuraho. The road distance from major towns and tourist places are mention below :
Satna-Khajuraho : 115 kms ( 2.5 hrs drive via NH 39 )
Mahoba-Khajuraho : 80 kms ( 2 hrs drive via NH 34 )
Panna ( Madla gate ) -Khajuraho : 25 kms ( 30 mins drive via NH 39 )
Khajuraho – Ken Ghariyal sanctuary ( Raneh Falls ) : 22 kms ( 30 mins drive via Raneh Falls road )
Orchha-Khajuraho : 175 kms ( 3.5 hrs drive via NH 39 )
Jhansi-Khajuraho : 175 kms ( 3.5 hrs drive via Jhansi-Mirjapur Highway and NH 39 )
Jabalpur-Khajuraho : 250 kms ( 5 hrs drive via SH 48 )
Katni-Khajuraho : 185 kms ( 4 hrs drive via MP SH 10 )
Bandhavgarh – Khajuraho : 225 kms ( 4.5 hrs drive via NH 39 )