Betla National Park is a national park located in the Chota Nagpur Plateau of the Latehar district of the Indian state of Jharkhand. "Betla" is an acronym of the following words: bison, elephant, tiger, leopard, axis-axis.
Betla village (at 23.8878°N 84.190139°ECoordinates: 23.8878°N 84.190139°E) is the only entry point to the park. The village is situated 25 road-km south of Daltonganj, 65 road-km northwest of Latehar and 170 road-km northwest of Ranchi.
By air: The nearest airport, Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi, is connected by daily flights to all major Indian cities. Patna airport is around 250 road-km from Betla. Most resorts have pick-up facilities. Jharkhand Tourism also arranges pick-ups on advance notice.
By rail: The nearest railway station to Betla is at Barwadih Junction; it is 15 km by taxi or bus. The station features connections from Daltonganj, Latehar, Ranchi, Sasaram, Gaya, Patna, Varanasi, Allahabad, Kolkata, Bhopal, Dehri On Sone, Delhi and Amritsar.
By road: 10 road-km southeast of Daltonganj: leave the NH75 at Dubiyakhanr to take the 15 km to Betla on a secondary road.