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

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Fly  •  5h 6m

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

$164 - $555

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

  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  •  24h 6m

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

$27 - $37

Drive  •  15h 6m

  1. Drive from Bhopal to Ranchi 636.4 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Bhopal to Ranchi is to train which costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,800 and takes 24h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Bhopal to Ranchi is to fly which costs ₹12,000 - ₹41,000 and takes 5h 6m.

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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 28h 35m.

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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 24h 6m and costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,800.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m 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 5h 6m and costs ₹12,000 - ₹41,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,800 and takes 24h 6m.

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There is no direct flight from Bhopal Airport to Ranchi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m 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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Map of how to get from Bhopal to Ranchi.
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  • Distance: 504.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and four other airlines fly from Bhopal to Ranchi every 3 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Bhopal to Ranchi once a week. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 23h 20m.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bhopal to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bhopal to Ranchi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bhopal to Ranchi via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bhopal to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bhopal to Ranchi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bhopal to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Bhopal Junction (BPL) to Barka Kana (BRKA)
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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Train from Bhopal Junction (BPL) to Itarsi Junction (ET)
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
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Train from Itarsi Junction (ET) to Ranchi (RNC)
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
irctc.co.in

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

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

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There are 46+ 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 11m and costs ₹200 - ₹240.

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