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There are 6 ways to get from Agra to Varanasi by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Agra (AGR) to Varanasi (VNS) AGR - VNS

$63 - $611

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Bus  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Agra to Varanasi Volvo

$6 - $11

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Train  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Agra Fort (AF) to Varanasi Junction (BSB) Marudhar Exp / ...

$10 - $20

Bus via Lucknow Charbagh Station  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Agra to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow Charbagh station to Pratapghar
  3. Take the bus from Pratapghar to Varanasi

$13 - $21

Taxi  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Agra to Varanasi 382.5 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Agra to Varanasi 382.5 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Agra to Varanasi is to bus which costs ₹450 - ₹750 and takes 23 h.

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The quickest way to get from Agra to Varanasi is to fly which costs ₹4,600 - ₹45,000 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Agra and arriving at Varanasi. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Agra Fort (AF) and arriving at Varanasi Junction (BSB). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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The distance between Agra and Varanasi is 539 km. The road distance is 612 km.

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The best way to get from Agra to Varanasi without a car is to train which takes 12 h 20 min and costs ₹750 - ₹1,500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Agra to Varanasi, including transfers.

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Agra to Varanasi bus services, operated by UPSRTC, depart from Agra station.

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Agra to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Agra Fort (AF) station.

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The best way to get from Agra to Varanasi is to fly which takes 2 h 31 min and costs ₹4,600 - ₹45,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹750 - ₹1,500 and takes 12 h 20 min, you could also bus, which costs ₹950 - ₹1,600 and takes 14 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Agra to Varanasi.
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  • Distance: 337.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

What companies run services between Agra, India and Varanasi, India?

Air India Limited flies from Agra to Varanasi 3 times a week. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Agra to Varanasi twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $20 and the journey takes 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Agra to Varanasi via Khajuraho
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Agra to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Lucknow Charbagh station to Pratapghar
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Pratapghar to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Agra to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Agra to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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There is no direct flight from Agra Airport to Varanasi Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h and has one stopover.

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Agra to Varanasi bus services, operated by UPSRTC, arrive at Varanasi station.

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Agra to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Varanasi Junction (BSB) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Agra to Varanasi is 612 km. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Agra to Varanasi.

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Air India Limited offers flights from Agra Airport to Varanasi Airport.

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There are 328+ hotels available in Varanasi. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Agra to Agra Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs ₹160 - ₹200.

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