Indore to Pachmarhi Distance

Indore To Pachmarhi

(Pachmarhi To Indore)

Best way to travel from Indore to Pachmarhi

Total distance 346 km
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The distance between Indore and Pachmarhi, is almost 360 km. It takes more or less six to seven hours, to reach Pachmarhi from Indore, by road. The best way to reach Pachmarhi from Indore, is by driving through the scenic hills. Though the road from Indore to Bhopal is very good and one can attain good speeds, it starts deteriorating immediately after Hoshangabad. The road considerably improves after Pipariya, till Pachmarhi.

Transport options from Indore to Pachmarhi

Indore to Pachmarhi By Car: Rent a car or hire a cab from Indore to Pachmarhi, which takes around 7 hours. Cost of cab ranges from INR12 to INR55 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families with kids, seniors and group travellers.

Indore to Pachmarhi By Bus: Take a bus from Indore to Pachmarhi, which takes about 7 hours. Pachmarhi Bus Stop is situated at the city centre. Ideal for individual travellers, backpackers and youngsters.

Indore to Pachmarhi By Train: Take a direct train from Indore to Pipariya (nearest railway station to Pachmarhi), which takes around 9 hours. Pipariya Railway Station is about 52 km away from the Pachmarhi city centre. You can take an auto-rickshaw or a taxi in order to reach the city centre, which takes about 1 hour. Ideal for families, seniors, kids and group travellers.

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Rounak Badjatya

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  • Lives in Indore
  • 5 Reviews
  •  3 helpful votes
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Rounak Badjatya
5.8/7
Posted Sep 1, 2015 Sep 1, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
Nice bus AC semi sleeper but AC not that efficient. Comfortable seats and good driver having experience. Bus has music system and LCD for public as conductor play music and movie time to time but no charging points for long journey. No food and water bottle provided, but good experience.
Bus Type:
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This bus has:
  • TV/Entertainment
  • Comfortable seats
  • Reading Light
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A nice nature loving place with less crowded and mountains. There are number of sightseeing places according to mood and for all aged group. Food is also good. Market is also good. But everything is available. Trekkers also love this place. You can reach Pachmari by all means like bus, train...more »
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Chinmay Khandelwal

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  • Lives in Indore
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Chinmay Khandelwal
5.5/7
Posted Oct 20, 2014 Oct 20, 2014
Mode of Transport:Train
I have gone to Pachmarhi by train till Pipliya by train from there we booked a cab which took us to Pachmarhi. Train journey was great or I should say it was superb. Train passes through hills and after rain natural greenery was superb to watch. I loved the journey a lot. You can directly book a cab till Pachmarhi.
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Train name (Train no): Trishatabdi Express (12914)
Tickets booked:
  • 30 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • On-time
Boarding Station: Indore Junction BG
 3.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Pipariya
 2.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
Trip Includes:  Hotel Payal | Pachmarhi | Pandava Caves | Bee Falls
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Anurag Mittal

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Anurag Mittal
6/7
Posted Apr 29, 2014 Apr 29, 2014
Mode of Transport:Taxi
Indore to Bhopal by car is not a problem at all. The issue's is weather to go via Hoshangabad or not. By going via Hoshangabad it takes more time because of traffic. It is advisable to bypass Hoshangabad and take Bareli route. It takes about four hours from Bhopal to reach Pachmarhi by car.
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Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
Route Taken:NH 86
Trip Includes:  Champak Bungalow | Pachmarhi
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Thakurji Gupta
5/7
Posted Mar 27, 2014 Mar 27, 2014
Mode of Transport:Car
The road trip was so beautiful. The way we saw many beautiful scenes have stunk on our mind ever since, and would stay for a long time now. And after reaching we realised why Pachmarhi called the Queen of Satpura. We drove a SUV and it was comfortable; there were many small dhabas on the way and that made our journey memorable and driving through hilly areas is always so good.
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Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
Trip Includes:  Hotel Abhilasha
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Adit vaidya

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Adit vaidya
6/7
Posted Jan 27, 2014 Jan 27, 2014
Mode of Transport:Car
We went by our Tavera from Indore. The route is panoramic and we enjoyed every bit of it. Travelling during the day is advised. The roads are well maintained. Take a lot of food along with you because you won't find any good restaurants on the way. Also, if possible, carry something to protect yourself from monkeys.
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Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
Route Taken:NH 59A
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We were a group of 2 families visiting Pachmarhi. The route to Pachmarhi was panoramic, which made our journey enjoyable.

Champak Bungalow is really a great place to stay. Rooms were well maintained and clean. The lawns at Champak make the stay beautiful. The hotel is close to the...more »
Trip Includes:  | Pandava Caves | Mahadeo Temple | Bee Falls | Dhoopgarh
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Indore to Pachmarhi By Train (265 Km)

Indore ––› Bhopal
By Train 168 Km
Bhopal ––› Pachmarhi
By Taxi 135 Km
Indore to Bhopal by Train (168 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Indore Pac... M T W T F S S
11471 Indb Jbp Exp Indore Junction BG 17:40 22:25 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16325 Ahilyanagari Express Indore Junction BG 16:40 21:05 Y N N N N N N
18233 Narmada Express Indore Junction BG 17:15 23:15 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
19313 Indb Patna Exp Indore Junction BG 14:00 18:35 N N Y N N N N
19321 Indb Rjpb Exp Indore Junction BG 14:00 18:35 N N N N N Y N
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Bhopal to Pachmarhi by cab (135 Km)
Vehicle Rs/Km Estimate (Rs)
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 1755
Ford Endeavor 35 4725
Ford Fiesta A/C 18 2430
Ford Ikon A/C 17 2295
Honda Accord 55 7425
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Indore to Pachmarhi By Car/Taxi (265 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 2650
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 3180
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 3180
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 3445
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 3445
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  • Taxi
    • Total distance:265 km
    • Duration: 4 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:265 km
    • Duration: 4 Hrs by Bus
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Shipra Express (19305), Indb Jbp Exp (11471)
    • Last station:Bhopal
    • Total distance:265 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:265 km
    • Nearest Airport:Bhopal
  • Hotels
    • Hotels: 44 Hotel |
    • Hotel reviews: 2178
    • Awards: 22 of 68 hotels won Best of 2012 award

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