How to Reach Sanchi

Sanchi has its own railway station but doesn't have an airport. The nearest airport both are in Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh. Bhopal is just 46 km away from Sanchi and you can take a taxi or a bus from Bhopal to reach here. Bhopal is very well connected with the rest of India by both air and rail. A few international flights are operational to and fro from Bhopal. Sanchi can also be reached by using a cab or a bus from other towns of Madhya Pradesh.

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How to reach Sanchi by flight

There is no direct flight connectivity to Sanchi. The nearest airport is in Bhopal, around 50 km away from the same. You can hire a taxi from Bhopal to reach Sanchi. A taxi will cost you around  INR 1000- 1800.

Nearest Airport: Raja Bhoj Airport (BHO) - 47 kms from Sanchi

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How to reach Sanchi by road

Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Sanchi. They operate on a daily basis, whether day or night, from places like Bhopal, Indore etc. You can also take shared taxis or cabs for the same route.

How to reach Sanchi by train

Sanchi has a small railway station which is connected by a few trains. The major nearest railway station is Bhopal Junction which is located 50 km away from the city.

Local transport in Sanchi

The best way to explore Sanchi is on foot. The sites and the lodging facilities, all are within 1 km of each other.

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