How to reach Sanchi
Sanchi can conveniently reach Sanchi as it is in midst the tourist circuit of Madhya Pradesh.
Guests can plan any of the below mentioned itinerary :
- Pachmarhi – Satpura National Park – Bhimbhetka – Sanchi – Bhopal
- Bhopal – Sanchi – Bhopal
By Air : Bhopal ( BHO – Raja Bhoj airport ) is the nearest airport at a distance of 50 kms & has regular flights to major cities.
By Train : The nearest railway station is Vidisha (BHS) and has selective stoppage of trains. However, the recommended railway stations are either Bhopal (BPL) or Habibganj (HBJ – another railway station in Bhopal where many trains do have a stoppage | India’s first ISO CERTIFIED private railway station ), located at a distance of 50 kms from Sanchi. Bhopal is a major junction of the west Central railway. Both Bhopal & Habibganj railway stations have great connectivity for major cities of India as well as other towns of Madhya Pradesh.
Shatabdi Express ( Train No 12001 & 12002 ) has a daily shuttle between Delhi and Bhopal and is the fastest train in India.
By Road : Sanchi is well connected by road to all major cities nd tourist destinations of Madhya Pradesh.
Mentioned below is a distance chart guide from Sanchi :
Bhopal – Sanchi : 46 kms | 1 hr drive
Indore – Sanchi : 232 kms | 4.5 hrs drive
Vidisha – Sanchi : 10 kms | 20 mins drive
Pachmarhi – Sanchi : 200 kms | 4 hrs drive
Satpura (Madhai) – Sanchi : 160 kms | 13.5 hrs drive
Udaygiri – Sanchi : 10 kms | 30 mins drive
Bhimbhetka – Sanchi : 85 kms | 1.5 hrs drive
Bhojpur – Sanchi : 67 kms | 1.5 hrs drive
Recommendations : Udaygiri caves, located at a distance of 10 kms should not be missed. You can reach Udaygiri at lunch time to have a delicious meal at MP tourism’s “Jungle Resort”, located at a serene location in Udaygiri, close to the caves.
Do not miss the “Sound & Light Show” at Sanchi.