There are 4 ways to get from Bhopal to Ranchi by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Bhopal (BHO) to Ranchi (IXR) BHO - IXR

$134 - $605

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Train via Itarsi Junction (ET)  •  28 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bhopal Junction (BPL) to Itarsi Junction (ET) Gkp-Ltt-Super-Fast / ...
  2. Take the train from Itarsi Junction (ET) to Ranchi (RNC) Ltt Rnc Weekly Exp

$23 - $42

2 alternative options

Train  •  24 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bhopal Junction (BPL) to Barka Kana (BRKA) Kolkata Exp

$27 - $37

Drive  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bhopal to Ranchi 636.4 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Bhopal to Ranchi. However, there are services departing from Bhopal Junction (BPL) and arriving at Ranchi (RNC) via Itarsi Junction (ET). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 35 min.

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The distance between Bhopal and Ranchi is 807 km. The road distance is 1018.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bhopal to Ranchi without a car is to train which takes 24 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Bhopal to Ranchi, including transfers.

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Bhopal to Ranchi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Bhopal Junction (BPL) station.

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The best way to get from Bhopal to Ranchi is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 24 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bhopal Airport to Ranchi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Bhopal to Ranchi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Ranchi (RNC) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bhopal to Ranchi is 1018 km. It takes approximately 15 h 6 min to drive from Bhopal to Ranchi.

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Jet Airways, AirAsia India, Helitrans and two other airlines offer flights from Bhopal Airport to Ranchi Airport.

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  • Distance: 504.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between Bhopal, India and Ranchi, India?

Air India Limited, Jet Airways and three other airlines fly from Bhopal to Ranchi every 4 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Bhopal to Ranchi once a week. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 23 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bhopal to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bhopal to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bhopal to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Bhopal Junction (BPL) to Barka Kana (BRKA)
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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Train from Bhopal Junction (BPL) to Itarsi Junction (ET)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
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irctc.co.in
Train from Itarsi Junction (ET) to Ranchi (RNC)
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
irctc.co.in

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There are 50+ hotels available in Ranchi. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bhopal to Bhopal Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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