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Transportation in Bhopal

Of all the cities in India , Bhopal has an exceptional topographic arrangement in which hills and lakes blend together giving amazing look to this part of Madhya Pradesh. The city jutted with numerous monuments and picturesque locations is a must visit destination in Madhya Pradesh. Situated on hilly terrain in the Malwa Plateau it is one of the fast developing cities in India. 

National Highway 12 connects the city to numerous big cities. Bhopal is experiencing the escalating population demands on resources and infrastructural structure. To meet the swift pace of expansion in fiscal, business and commercial activities, the government has come up with various plans and proposal to restructure

Public Transportation in Bhopal

Bhopal connect via roadways, railways and airways to other part of the country and has a robust internal transportation system. From City Link buses to mini buses, private cars, autos you can find all and more to commute from one part of the city to another.

Star Buses Operated by Bhopal City Link Limited

Bhopal being capital and second largest city of Madhya Pradesh.The city is located on hilly terrain of Malwa Plateau. National Highway 12 connects the city to numerous big cities.Bhopal is experiencing the escalating population demands on resources and infrastructural structure. 

To meet the swift pace of expansion in fiscal, business and commercial activities, the government has come up with various plans and proposal to restructure the transportation of the city. In Bhopal BCLL(Bhopal City Link Limited) is state owned road transportation system which has a well designed bus system connecting the whole City.

Transportation in Bhopal

Bhopal City Link Limited that began its operation from Octobe 2006 is one of the most popular mode of transportation in the city. Set up with Bhopal Municipal Corporation and Bhopal Development Authority as stake holders to BCCL runs buses on all major trunk and standard routes of Bhopal connecting every nook and corners of the city. 

BCCL that came into being in October 2006 started serving other parts more comfortably from March 2007 when it had sufficient number of 39 buses to plight on all major routes. The fare is nominal depending upon distances between the locations.

Trunk Routes

TR1(Chirau Hospital, Bairagrh to Akruti Eco city)

Route Length : 15.9Kms

This trunk route connects Chirau Hospital, Bairagarh Station, Lalghati, VIP Guest House, Collectorate, Royal Market, Moti Masjid, Kamla Park, Roshanpura, New Market, Prakash Taran Pushkar, 1250 Hospital, Vyapam, Sargam Talkies, BJP Bhawan, Habibganj Station, Habibganj Naka W, Paras City, Ishwar Nagar, Tilak Nagar, Akruti Eco City

TR2(OLd Bus Stand To HEG Mandideep)

Route Length : 23.3 Kms

This trunk route connects Bus stand,Bharat Talkies,Patra Pul, Barkhadi RC, Bogda Pul, Jinsi Square, Subhash Railway Fatak, Post Office, Press Complex, Board Office, Sargam Talkies, Habibganj Station, Paras City, University, Vidya Nagar, Nikhil Homes, JatKhedi, Misrod, Fun City, Indus Town, Mandideep, HEG Mandideep

TR3 (Bairagarh RS to Raisen Hoshangabad bypass)

Route Length : 23.5 Kms

This trunk route connects Bairaghar Stand, Halalpur,Lalghati,VIP guest House,Collectorate,State Bank Square, Royal Market, Taj Mahal, Bhopal Talkies, Alpana Tiraha, Bharat Talkies, Patra Pul, Upaj Mandi, Bogda Pul, Prabhat Petrol Pump, Govindpura South, JK Road Tiraha, Piplani Petrol Pump, Ratnagiri bypass, Raj Express, Patel Nagar, Oriental College, St Mont Fort School.

Standard Routes

SR1(Lal Ghati to City Depot)

Route Length : 11.2 Kms

Vip Guest House, Collectorate, Royal Market, Moti Masjid, Kamla Park, Polytechnic, Banganga Square, Jawahar Chowk, City Depot, P&T Square, Govt Quarters, Nehru Nagar, Route end by Loop to City Depot Via IIFM, Bhadbhada Square to city Depot.

SR2(City Depot to Saket Nagar)

Route Length : 12.5 Kms

Nehru Nagar, P.N.T, Jawahar Chowk,Rangmahal, Tin Shed, Mata Mandir, Narmada Bhawan, Nutan College, BJP office, Sargam Talkies, Jyoti Talkies, ISBT, Habibganj Stn, Kasturba Tiraha, SPS Tiraha, AIMS gate-2, Arvind Vihar, Lahar pur, Katara hills

SR 3(Gandhi Nagar To Alpana Tiraha)

Route Length : 13.6 Kms

Sant Asharam Tiraha, Airport Tiraha, Mahavir Tekri, Vijay Nagar, Halalpur, Lalghati, To Ram Nagar,Navri Road, Bhopal Sultania Infantry, Militry Gate, Taj Mahal, Shahjahanabad, , Sabji Mandi.

SR4(Karound Chauraha to Chichili Baraghar)

Route Length : 16.8 Kms

Housing Colony, Krishi Upaj Mandi, Arif Nagar, DIG Bungalow, Kazi Camp, Sindhi Colony, Bhopal Talkies, Sabji Mandi, Airport Tiraha, Bharat Talkies, Lady Hospital, Jahangirabad, PHQ, Police Control Room, Old Vidhan Sabha, Roshanpura, Rangmahal, Jawahar Chowk, City Depot, P & T Chouraha, Nehru nagar, Khusiram college, Sarvdharma Colony, Chichli Bairagarh.

SR5(Chirayu Hospital to Awadhpuri Vidyasagar Collage.)

Route Length : 13.6 Kms

Chirayu Hospital, Madhav Asram, Bairagarh stn, Halalpura, Halghati, Royal Market, Bus Stand ,Sabji Mandi, Alpana Tiraha, Bharat Talkies, Jahangirabad, Motilal Nehru Stadium, Old Central Jail, New Court, Vallabh Bhawan,Paryavas Bhawan, Jyoti Talkies, Kasturba Nagar, Anna Nagar, Carrier College, Thana Govindpura, BHEL Gate No 6, Vijay Market, Mahatma Gandhi Square, Ayyappa Temple Barkheda, St Xavier School, Avadhpuri, Avadhpuri Vidyasagar College.

SR6(P&T to Rajeev Gandhi College)

Route Length : 12.6 Kms

Govt Quarters, Nehru Nagar, Vaishali Nagar, MACT, Panchsheel Pulia, Patrakar Colony, Kolar Colony, Ekant Park, Main Road 3, Rajiv Ghandhi Chowk, Main Road 3, Regional Musium of Natural History, Hanuman Mandir, 11 No Stop, Sai Board, Basant Kunj, Bharat Nagar, Akash Ganga Colony, Gulmohar Colony West.

SR7(Gandhi Nagar to Ratnagiri Bypass):

Sant Asharam Tiraha, RGPV, New Jail, Truba College, Palasi, Karond Chauraha, BHMRC, Bhanpur Railway Crossing, Maholi, Damkheda 1, Damkheda 2, Sagar Homes, Sharda Nagar, Ayodhya Nagar, Narela Shankari, Rajeev Gandhi Nagar, Prakash Nagar

SR8(Chinchli Bairagh to Rly. Coach Factory):

Chinchli Bairagh, Naya Pura, Bimakunj, Sarva Dharma B, Ayusman Hospital, Manisha market, Campion School, Paras City, Habibgang R II, Mansarowar, Board Office, Shanti Niketan, Subhas Fatak, New Ashoka Gardan, Pushpa Nagar CH, Railway Plat Form I, Railway Colony, Dwarka Nagar, Indus Tiraha, Rly. Coach Factory

Tempos in Bhopal

Tempos form another source of transportation in Bhopal. In the city you can find more than 100 tempos operating on almost 21 routes.15km is average length of routes in Bhopal. Old bhat is now replacesd by mini TATA maxi tempos.Compared to old age "bhat" they are more spacious, comfortable and economical. Further they do not cause pollution in the city

Auto Rickshaws in Bhopal

Auto Rickshaws in BhopalWith more than 1000 Auto Rickshaws in Bhopal there is no need to worry about reaching far flung areas of the city. There is availability of both share auto and reserved auto service. 

You can reserve an auto to move in comfort from one part of the city to another. Auto rickshaws are an additional accepted means of transport which is accessible not only during day but also night time. 

About 85 % of the fleet is estimated to on the road every day. You can bargain about price with the driver. However the fare never exceeds the planned budget of the travelers and new comers visiting the city.

Mini Buses in Bhopal

Mini Buses envelop approximately all foremost and trivial parts of the city, and one can arrive at the destination through a bus with minimum information on the city layout and on where you’re going to. Bus fares are low-priced ranging from Rs 5 to 20, depending on the distance. These mini buses have an ample reach and are a well-accepted mode of transport.

Taxi Services in Bhopal

Taxis and cabs are the superlative mode of transport that is accessible in the city from hotels, railway station and airport. The Taxi fares vary from Rs 12 to 14 per kilometer.

Railways in Bhopal

Bhopal Junction is a primary railway station which connected to other parts of the country. Located on the main North-South line, it is connected by rail to most parts of the country . More than 150 daily trains have stoppages in Bhopal. Habibganj is the additional chief station of the city which has a high-tech edifice and also owns a pride of being the first ISO 9000:2001 proficient station in the country. 

The city of Lakes is on the core Delhi to Mumbai rail lines and also on the central line linking the southern state capitals of Chennai, Hyderabad, and Bangalore. There are nonstop express trains to Amritsar and also to foremost urban in Madhya Pradesh.

Airport in Bhopal

Bhopal is linked by airways to Mumbai, Indore, Delhi and Gwalior. Several Airlines departs from the city connecting it to national capital Delhi, Guwahati, Goa, Indore and Lucknow. Raja Bhoj Airport is one of the foremost airport on the city. 

Air India, Jet Konnect, Jet Airways, Spice Jet are some of the major airlines operating from the city.It is approximately 15 km to the north-west of the of the city. The airport is outfitted with Geographic Information System (GIS) which comprises of digital records, service line, and aviation related activities.

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