Tala village is the centre of all tourist activities and one has to reach this village if he or she wishes to go inside the reserve to see the wildlife. Tala has good connectivity with all the nearest Rail and Airport heads.
By Road: The Reserve can be reached from Umaria, Katni, Jabalpur, Satna, Bilaspur and Khajuraho. BTR is situated on the Satna-Umaria and Rewa-Umaria Highway. Major Road distances of Tala village from different locations are:
By Rail:Umaria is the nearest railway station on Katni-Bilaspur section. The reserve can also be approached from Katni, the other near-by major rail station or Satna on Mumbai-Howrah main railway line or Jabalpur which is the biggest railway junction. Railway Station Distance
By Air:The nearest civil airport from Tala is Jabalpur, followed by Khajuraho and Nagpur respectively