Transportation in BetulToday Betul has pretty decent transport infrastructure. If today border district like Betul is directly connected to all the important cities of Madhya Pradesh and many important cities in the rest of India, then it is obviously because of its transport facilities and good connectivity via national highways and railways. Besides local transportation in Betul is also slowly but surely improving. Below is complete information about transport facilities and infrastructure existing in Betul .
Rail Connectivity in BetulBetul Railway Station is the most important and main railway station of Betul District. It is a junction, and connects Betul to all the important cities of India. Nagpur, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Patna, Solapur, Jaipur, Lucknow, Delhi are some of the important cities connected via rail network to Betul. Beside Betul is also connected to all the important cities of Madhya Pradesh including 3 most important cities – i.e. Bhopal, Indore and Gwalior. Important toll free no’s of Indian Railway are :
PNR and reservation enquiry: Dial 139
For Complaint of Rail Catering/Pantry Service:1800-111-139
Important trains passing through Betul12807/Samata Express
12721/Dakshin SF Express
12615/Grand Trunk (GT) Express
19302/Yesvantpur - Indore Weekly Express
16326/Ahilya Nagari Express
Airways Connectivity to BetulAs of today Betul does not have an airport. However, people of Betul can choose between two nearest airports. One is Raja Bhoj Airport located in capital city of Bhopal and other is Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Airport in Nagpur. Both are international airports, but as of today offer international flights only to very few Middle Eastern countries. In the case of domestic flights services though, both these airports offer flights to almost all the important cities of India. Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderbad and many more important cities are directly connected via flight service from both these airports. Besides, all the top Indian airline companies like Air India, Spice Jet, Indigo, Jet Airways offer their flight services from both these airports. As for how much time it takes to reach these airports from Betul city, then via road it takes minimum 4 and half hours. Via rail it takes minimum 3 and half hours to 4 hours to reach these cities from Betul. This however doesn’t include time taken to travel between railway station to airport. If you include that too, then journey duration stretches from 4 and half hours to five hours.
Raj Bhoj Airport, Bhopal
Airport Road, Gandhi Nagar, Bhopal,
Madhya Pradesh 462036,
Phone no: (0755) 264 6001.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur
Wardha Road, Nagpur,
Phone no: 0712 280 7501.
Roadways in BetulNational Highway no 69 passes through Betul. It connects Betul to Capital city of Bhopal and Nagpur in Maharashtra. This highway runs for a distance of 350 km, out of which 55 km is in Maharashtra and 295 km is in Madhya Pradesh. It obviously also connects Betul to many of the important towns of Madhya Pradesh including Raisen, Bhopal, Itarsi. Besides, state highway no 43 also passes through Betul District. It connects Betul to Paratwada and Amravti villages of Maharashtra. Mentioned below is approximate road distance between Betul and some of the important cities of India.
Distance of major cities from BetulBetul to Bhopal: 187.8 km.
Betul to Allahabad: 718 km.
Betul to Agra: 707 km.
Betul to Gwalior: 584 km
Betul to Hyderabad: 699.6 km
Betul to Indore: 307.8 km.
Betul to Mumbai: 752.2 km
Betul to Nagpur: 200.2 km.
Betul to Pune: 669.2 km
Local Transportation in BetulAs of today there are decent numbers of auto rickshaws operating in Betul city and its adjoining towns. The biggest auto stand is obviously located just outside Betul Railway Station. Autos in Betul however don’t operate via meter system but by sharing system. Besides, shared jeeps are also very popular in Betul. They usually ply to interiors/villages of Betul district, where auto rickshaws are not allowed to commute. Madhya Pradesh Government does operate affordable bus service in almost all the districts. In Betul district too the govt bus service is very easily available. However, as of today the bus service is available only in few towns of Betul district. These are Betul, Aathner, Amla, Bhainsedi, Bhimpur, Chicholi, Ghoradongari, Multai, Prabhatpattan and Shahpur. Betul does have quite a few reputed travel agents. They offer Volvo and non A/C bus service to many tourist destinations. Besides, they also offer rental car service for traveling to nearby out stations.
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