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How to reach Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve is located in Umaria District of Madhya Pradesh State in India. Madhya Pradesh lies in Central of India and is also known as heart of India. Madhya Pradesh State is divided into number of districts. Umaria district is in Eastern part of Madhya Pradesh. Geographically Tiger Reserve forest is spread over Vindhya ranges that spread through Central India and constitute important forest belt sheltering varying variety of flora & fauna. Waterfalls in Vindhya ranges are scenic & popular for its evergreen nature. Vindhay & Satpura ranges are two important forest belts of Central India sheltering a major share of Indian Tiger's population.

Destinations
Distance from Bandhavgarh
Umaria
37 Kms.
Katni
100 Kms.
Jabalpur
190 Kms.
Khajuraho
250 Kms.
Kanha National Park
260 Kms.
Panna National Park
210 Kms.
Pench National Park
390 Kms.
Satpura National Park
440 Kms.
Nagpur
480 Kms.
Varanasi
410 Kms.
Raipur
480Kms.


how to reach Bandhavgarh national park IndiaReaching Bandhavgarh by Road:
Bandhavgarh National Park is spread on Vindhya Ranges of Central India and it well connected with many cities and tourist destinations like:
From Umaria: It is the nearest largest town connected by road, train and charter planes. Park is just 37kms/45mins from Umaria town.
From Jabalpur: Bandhavgarh is about 190kms from Jabalpur city. Their are 03 different ways to reach Bandhavgarh from Jabalpur i.e via Katni, via Sleemanabad and via Shahpura tribal town. Jabalpur have connectivity with Delhi & Mumbai by Flight and train connectivity with major cities like Agra, Jaipur, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata etc.
From Katni: This city is important railway junction and is about 100kms/02:30hrs from Bandhavgarh. One can travel by road from Katni to Bandhavgarh via Umaria or Barhi town.
From Khajuraho: It is at a distance of 250kms/05:00hrs is also well connected by road to Bandhavgarh.

Reaching Bandhavgarh by Plane
Though Bandhavgarh do not have the airport facility for main stream Flights but Jabalpur city which is the nearest city to Bandhavgarh has good air connectivity with major cities of India. Private charters can land near to Bandhavgarh National Park, Umaria district is having small air-strip facility for charter planes. Jabalpur Airport (210kms/04:30hrs) have 2 direct flights for Delhi and Mumbai. It is the best option for reaching Bandhavgarh National Park as it connected with 02 important cities: Delhi & Mumbai . In between these three flight options, AirIndia flight is operating in 4 days (including Sunday) in a week whereas SpiceJet flight is operating daily basis. Similarly, one can enjoy flights for Delhi from Khajuraho Airport also which is about 250kms / 05:00hrs from Bandhavgarh India.

Airline
From - To
Departs 
Arrives 
Duration
AirIndia- AI-9618
JLR → DEL
09:20
10:45
1hr 25min
SpiceJet- SG2452
JLR → DEL
18:35
20:40

2hr 05min

SpiceJet- SG2441
JLR→ BOM
10:05
12:10
2hr 15min
JLR – Jabalpur, DEL – Delhi, BOM –Mumbai/Bombay, IDR – Indore ( Status as on 01 Jan. 2010 )
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Reaching Bandhavgarh by Railways/Trains : Reaching Bandhavgarh National Park from Delhi and Mumbai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Agra etc which connects to Jabalpur & Katni railway stations has so many train options. Find the detailed information about reaching Bandhavgarh National Park by train from Delhi/Agra railway station in the below mentioned train timing schedule. Their is direct overnight train from Delhi to Umaria railway station (37kms from Bandhavgarh Park) also. Trains like Gondwana Express, Mahakaushal Express, Mumbai-Howrah Express, Kalinga Utkal Express, Dayodaya Express are the most frequently used trains from Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Mumbai, Kolkata etc.

S.No.

Train Name

Train No.

SUN

MON

TUE

WED

TH

FR

SAT

1

MP Smprk Kranti (via Gwalior, Katni )

12121 (From JBP),

N Y

N

N

Y

N

Y

12122 (From NZM)

Y

N

N

Y

N

Y

N

2

Jabalpur Nizamuddin Express (via Agra, Gwalior  Jhansi, Katni )

22181 (From JBP),

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

22182 (From NZM)

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

3

Mahakaushal Express (via Agra, Gwl, Jhansi, Chitrakoot, Satna)

12189 (From JBP),

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

12190 (From NZM)

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

4

Jammutavi Express (via Ambala, NDLS, Agra, GWL, Jhansi, Katni)

11449 (From JBP),

N

N

Y

N

N

N

N

11450 (From NZM)

N

N

N

N

Y

N

N

5

New Delhi Jabalpur Express (via Agra, Gwl, Jhansi, Bhopal, Pipariya)

12192 (From JBP)

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

12191 (From NZM)

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

 
Arrival – Departure Timing of Trains between Delhi & Jabalpur
 

S. No.

Train Name

Train No.

Beginning Time

Termination Time

Duration

1

MP Smprk Kranti

2121

18:40 (From JBP)

09:20 (To NZM)

14 hrs. & 40min.

2122

17:25 (From NZM)

08:50 (To JBP)

15 hrs. & 25 min.

 

2

Gondwana Exp.

2411

15:55 (From JBP)

07:15 (To NZM)

17hrs. & 10 min.

2412

15:25 (From NZM)

06:50 (To JBP)

16hrs. & 15 min.

3

Mahakaushal Exp.

2190

18:05 (From JBP)

11:40 (To NZM)

17hrs. & 45min.

2189

16:10 (From NZM)

09:50 (To JBP)

18hrs.

4

Jammutavi Exp.

1449

06:00 (From JBP)

22:18 (To NZM)

16hrs. & 18min.

1450

15:10 (From NZM)

08:15 (To JBP)

17hrs. & 25min.

5

Sridham Exp.

2192

17:40 (From JBP)

11:40 (To NDLS)

19hrs. & 05min.

2191

14:00 (From NDLS)

07:10 (To JBP)

17hrs.

 
Trains from Delhi (NZM) - to – Katni {(KTE)+(KMZ)}
 

Train No.

Train Name

Origin

Dep.Time

Destination

Arvl.Time

Days Of Run

M

T

W

TH

F

S

SU

2122

+M P SMPRK KRNTI

N

17:25

KATNI (KTE)

07:00

Y

N

N

Y

N

Y

N

2190

+MAHAKOSHAL EXP

H NIZAMUDDIN

16:10

KATNI

08:10

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

2412

+GONDWANA EXPRES

H NIZAMUDDIN

15:25

KATNI

05:15

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

8478

KALINGAUTKAL EXP

*H NIZAMUDDIN

12:30

KATNI MURWARA (KMZ)

04:00

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

8508

HIRAKUND EXP

*NEW DELHI

08:10

KATNI MURWARA

21:55

Y

N

N

Y

N

N

Y

2824

CHTSGRH S KRNTI

H NIZAMUDDIN

17:25

KATNI MURWARA

06:40

N

Y

N

N

Y

N

N

1450

JAT JBP EXPRES

NEW DELHI

14:15

KATNI

06:00

N

N

N

Y

N

N

N

 
Trains from Katni {(KTE)/(KMZ)} – to - Delhi (NZM)
 

Train No.

Train Name

Origin

Dep.Time

Destination

Arv.Time

Days Of Run

M

T

W

TH

F

S

SU

2121

+M P SMPRK KRNTI

*KATNI

20:15

H NIZAMUDDIN

09:10

N

N

Y

N

Y

N

Y

2189

+MAHAKAUSHAL EXP

*KATNI

19:25

H NIZAMUDDIN

11:40

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

2411

+GONDWANA EXPRES

*KATNI

17:20

H NIZAMUDDIN

07:10

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

8477

+UTKAL EXPRESS

*KATNI MURWARA

23:10

H NIZAMUDDIN

14:10

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

8507

+VSKP ASR HKG EX

*KATNI MURWARA

01:35

NEW DELHI

14:45

N

N

Y

N

N

Y

Y

2823

+C G SMPRK KRNTI

*KATNI MURWARA

20:20

H NIZAMUDDIN

09:10

Y

N

N

Y

N

N

N

1449

JAMMUTAWI EXP

*KATNI

07:30

NEW DELHI

23:10

N

Y

N

N

N

N

N

 
Train between Mumbai(BCT) & Jabalpur(JBP)
 

Train No.

Train Name

Origin

Dep.Time

Destination

Arr.Time

Days Of Run

M

T

W

Th

F

S

SU

1059

CHHAPRA EXPRESS

LOKMANYATILAK T

10:55

JABALPUR

02:10

N

Y

N

Y

N

Y

N

1061

MUZAFFARPUR EXP

LOKMANYATILAK T

12:15

JABALPUR

03:55

Y

N

Y

N

Y

Y

N

1067

SAKET EXPRESS

LOKMANYATILAK T

05:20

JABALPUR

21:10

N

N

Y

N

N

Y

N

1093

MAHANAGARI EXP

MUMBAI CST

00:10

JABALPUR

16:25

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

2141

RAJENDRA NGR EX

MUMBAI CST

23:25

JABALPUR

14:40

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

2358

KOLKATTA MAIL

MUMBAI CST

21:25

JABALPUR

13:30

N

N

N

N

N

Y

N

3202

LTT RJPB EXP

LOKMANYATILAK T

22:10

JABALPUR

16:00

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

5017

GORAKHPUR EXP

LOKMANYATILAK T

06:35

JABALPUR

01:10

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

5645

GUWAHATI EXPRES

LOKMANYATILAK T

07:45

JABALPUR

23:45

N

N

Y

N

N

Y

N

8610

RANCHI EXPRESS

LOKMANYATILAK T

15:50

JABALPUR

09:15

N

N

N

N

N

Y

N

 
Train from Jabalpur to Mumbai
 

Train No.

Train Name

Origin

Dep.Time

Destination

Arr.Time

Days Of Run

M

T

W

TH

F

S

SU

1056

GODAN EXPRESS

*JABALPUR

23:35

LOKMANYATILAK T

16:05

N

Y

Y

N

Y

N

Y

1094

MAHANAGARI EXP

*JABALPUR

21:30

MUMBAI CST

14:15

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

152

+GKP DR SPL

*JABALPUR

13:10

DADAR

06:50

N

N

N

N

N

N

Y

2166

BSB LTT SUP EXP

*JABALPUR

05:15

LOKMANYATILAK T

22:00

N

N

Y

N

N

Y

Y

5018

GKP LTT EXP

*JABALPUR

23:55

LOKMANYATILAK T

18:40

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

1066

DBG LTT EXPRESS

*JABALPUR

09:40

LOKMANYATILAK T

03:45

N

N

Y

N

Y

N

Y

2142

RJPB CSTM SUP E

*JABALPUR

23:15

MUMBAI CST

15:30

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

2321

HWH MUMBAI MAIL

*JABALPUR

18:05

MUMBAI CST

11:25

Y

N

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

3201

RJPB CLA EXP

*JABALPUR

15:35

LOKMANYATILAK T

11:30

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

 
From Mumbai(BCT) to Katni (KTE)
 

Train No.

Train Name

Origin

Dep.Time

Destination

Arr.Time

Days Of Run

M

T

W

Th

F

S

SU

1061

MUZAFFARPUR EXP

LOKMANYATILAK T

12:15

KATNI

05:15

Y

N

Y

N

Y

Y

N

1067

SAKET EXPRESS

LOKMANYATILAK T

05:20

KATNI

22:30

N

N

Y

N

N

Y

N

1071

KAMAYANI EXPRES

LOKMANYATILAK T

12:40

KATNI

10:05

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

1093

MAHANAGARI EXP

MUMBAI CST

00:10

KATNI

17:45

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

2358

KOLKATTA MAIL

MUMBAI CST

21:25

KATNI

14:45

N

N

N

N

N

Y

N

3202

LTT RJPB EXP

LOKMANYATILAK T

22:10

KATNI

17:30

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

5017

GORAKHPUR EXP

LOKMANYATILAK T

06:35

KATNI

02:35

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

5645

GUWAHATI EXPRES

LOKMANYATILAK T

07:45

KATNI

01:15

N

N

Y

N

N

Y

N

8610

RANCHI EXPRESS

LOKMANYATILAK T

15:50

KATNI

10:35

N

N

N

N

N

Y

N

 
From Katni (KTE)) to Mumbai(BCT))
 

Train No.

Train Name

Origin

Dep.Time

Destination

Arr.Time

Days Of Run

M

T

W

TH

F

S

SU

1072

+KAMAYANI EXPRES

*KATNI

00:25

LOKMANYATILAK T

23:05

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

1094

+MAHANAGARI EXP

*KATNI

19:50

MUMBAI CST

14:15

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

152

GKP DR SPL

*KATNI

11:35

DADAR

06:50

N

N

N

N

N

N

Y

5018

+GKP LTT EXP

*KATNI

21:20

LOKMANYATILAK T

18:40

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

1066

+DBG LTT EXPRESS

*KATNI

08:00

LOKMANYATILAK T

03:45

N

N

Y

N

Y

N

Y

2321

+HWH MUMBAI MAIL

*KATNI

16:25

MUMBAI CST

11:25

Y

N

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

3201

+RJPB CLA EXP

*KATNI

13:50

LOKMANYATILAK T

11:30

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

 
Trains from Jabalpur(JBP) - to - Kolkata (Howrah-CAL)
 

Train No.

Train Name

Origin

Dep.Time

Destination

Arr.Time

Days Of Run

M

T

W

TH

F

S

SU

1447

+SHAKTIPUNJ EXP

JABALPUR

23:40

HOWRAH JN

04:15

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

2358

+KOLKATTA MAIL

*JABALPUR

13:40

HOWRAH JN

13:05

N

N

N

N

N

N

Y

2322

+KOLKATTA MAIL

*JABALPUR

13:40

HOWRAH JN

11:40

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

N

 
Train from Kolkata (CAL) to Katni (KTE)
 

Train No.

Train Name

Origin

Dep.Time

Destination

Arr.Time

Days Of Run

M

T

W

TH

F

S

SU

1448

+SHAKTIPUNJ EXP

HOWRAH JN

14:30

JABALPUR

16:05

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

2321

+HWH MUMBAI MAIL

HOWRAH JN

22:00

JABALPUR

17:55

N

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

2357

+HWH MUMBAI MAIL

HOWRAH JN

18:45

JABALPUR

17:55

Y

N

N

N

N

N

N

9306

SHIPRA EXP

HOWRAH JN

17:40

KATNI

13:00

Y

N

N

Y

N

Y

N

 
Train from Katni (KTE) to Kolkata (CAL)
 

Train No.

Train Name

Origin

Dep.Time

Destination

Arr.Time

Days Of Run

M

T

W

TH

F

S

SU

1447

+SHAKTIPUNJ EXP

JABALPUR

23:40

HOWRAH JN

04:15

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

2358

+KOLKATTA MAIL

*JABALPUR

13:40

HOWRAH JN

13:05

N

N

N

N

N

N

Y

2322

+KOLKATTA MAIL

*JABALPUR

13:40

HOWRAH JN

11:40

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

N

9305

+SHIPRA EXPRESS

*KATNI

11:35

HOWRAH JN

06:30

N

N

Y

N

Y

N

Y