Indore city is linked by three modes of transportation viz. Road, Rail and Air;


Regional road pattern fans out in all directions. State Highways and other roads connect the city with the State Capital Bhopal, all District Head Quarters of the Division and important towns within the District. The major national Highways passing through the city are;

  • National Highway No. 3 (NH3 – Agra Bombay) connecting North to South of the city.
  • National Highway No. 59 (Ahmedabad – Godhra – Indore) connecting East to West of the city.
  • National Highway No. 59A (Indore – Betul – Nagpur connecting NH 69)

The Mumbai- Indore section of the National Highway No. 3 and the Ahmedabad – Indore section of the National Highway No. 59 are undergoing multi laning under the NHDP program.


The city is, served by a broad gauge and meter gauge railway line. Meter gauge train stopped operating from February 2015. Indore-Mhow section is now being upgraded to broad gauge. The Railway line passes through the heart of the city, which forms a physical barrier for, inter communications within the city. The Indore Junction is an A-1 grade railway station with a revenue of more than Rs. 50 crore.


The city is also served by a regular air service, which connects it to Mumbai, Bhopal and New Delhi. With a range of direct flights to cities such as Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Indore’s DABH airport will be soon having International flights.