There are 5 ways to get from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath by plane, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Gaya (GAY) to Varanasi (VNS) GAY - VNS

$29 - $87

Cheapest option

Train via Mughal Sarai Junction (MGS)  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Mughal Sarai Junction (MGS) Sdah Rajdhaniexp / ...

$9 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Kashi (KEI) Gangasutlej Exp / ...

$9 - $22

Taxi  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath 154.7 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath 154.7 miles

$25 - $40

What companies run services between Bodh Gaya, India and Sarnath, India?

Air India Limited and Thai Smile fly from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath twice daily. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath every 3 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Gaya to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Gaya to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$20 - $75
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Mughal Sarai Junction (MGS)
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Kashi (KEI)
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bodh Gaya and Sarnath is 212 km. The road distance is 247 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹1,600 and takes 4 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath is to fly which takes 1 h 10 min and costs ₹1,900 - ₹6,000.

It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath, including transfers.