There are 5 ways to get from Bhopal to Ranchi by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 6 min

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

$134 - $605

Cheapest option

Train via Nagpur (NGP)  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bhopal Junction (BPL) to Nagpur (NGP) Bangalore Rajdhani Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Nagpur (NGP) to Hatia (HTE) Ltt Hte Exp / ...

$23 - $43

3 alternative options

Train  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bhopal Junction (BPL) to Itarsi Junction (ET) Asr-Ned Sachkhand Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Itarsi Junction (ET) to Ranchi (RNC) Ltt Rnc Weekly Exp

$24 - $49

Bus  •  44 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bhopal to Indore
  2. Take the bus from Indore to Ramgarh

$26 - $36

Drive  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bhopal to Ranchi 636.4 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bhopal to Ranchi is to bus which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,500 and takes 44 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bhopal to Ranchi is to fly which costs ₹9,000 - ₹42,000 and takes 5 h 6 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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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Bhopal to Ranchi, including transfers.

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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 Hatia (HTE) via Nagpur (NGP). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 5 min.

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

Air India Limited, AirAsia India and three other airlines fly from Bhopal to Ranchi every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bhopal to Ranchi via Nagpur (NGP) in around 20 h 5 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bhopal to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 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 Nagpur (NGP)
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Nagpur (NGP) to Hatia (HTE)
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Bhopal Junction (BPL) to Itarsi Junction (ET)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Itarsi Junction (ET) to Ranchi (RNC)
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Bhopal to Indore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Indore to Ramgarh
Ave. Duration
39 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Book at
redbus.in

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