Transportation in KhajurahoKhajuraho being one of the most important tourist destinations in India witnesses influx of tourists throughout the year. The rush increases in the month of February when Khajuraho Dance Festival is held which attracts tourist visitors from far and wide. Transport plays a very crucial role in connecting city to other regions of Madhya Pradesh and India. The tourism development board of Madhya Pradesh has ensured that access to this famed city is made easy for tourists and locals like. The city is well connected by air, road, and rail and has a domestic aerodrome.
Tourism is the major industry in the city and is the bread and butter of the local population here and hence transport facilities are a major factor in the infrastructure of the city. Khajuraho also lies in close proximity to the other popular destinations in the state of Madhya Pradesh, like the Panna National Park, and hence transport facilities are the major factor in making the city attractive to the travelers. It is one of the best connected tourist destinations in India.
Air Connectivity to KhajurahoKhajuraho has a domestic airport with one terminal in operation since 1962. The airport is connected with Delhi, Agra and Varanasi. Major airlines- Air India, Jet Airways and Spice jet have frequent flights to Khajuraho. The airport is located 3km from the city and 3km from the railway station. An international airport is under construction and will help in boosting international tourist arrivals in the city. Currently the airport is limited in its operation. Considering that the railways and roadways are longer and tiresome most prefer to take the flights to this city. It helps in planning better and also helps in saving time for visiting the nearby tourist destinations like the Panna National Park.
Rail Connectivity to KhajurahoPrior to air connectivity, railways was one of the most preferred medium to reach the historical city. Khajuraho Railway Station was built at Khajuraho to cater to the local demand. It is located about 5km from the city centre and is well connected to the nearby towns. The railway network in the region has helped the growth of the tourism industry by making the region accessible to the domestic travelers. The lack of proper connectivity was a major hindrance to the travellers and their demand for better trains and connectivity has been met with the launch of express trains to the city.
Trains to and from KhajurahoTrain no 12448- UP Samparkranthi
Frequency- Departs Delhi Daily
Train no 24488A- Hazrat Nizamuddin (Delhi)- Khajuraho Link Express
Frequency- Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Train no- 22447A- Hazrat Nizamuddin (Delhi)- Khajuraho Link Express
Frequency- Monday, Wenesday, Saturday
Train no- 1107A- Varanasi- Bundelkhand Link Express
Frequency- Departure from Khajuraho daily
Train no- 1108A- Varanasi- Bundelkhand Link Express
Frequency- Departure from Varanasi daily