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

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Fly  •  1 h 10 min

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

$28 - $85

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Train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$8 - $21

3 alternative options

Train via Mughal Sarai Junction (MGS)  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction (DDU) Puri-Ndls Purushottam / ...

$9 - $23

Taxi  •  3 h 33 min

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

$45 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath 154.7 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath is to train which costs ₹500 - ₹1,600 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath is to fly which costs ₹2,000 - ₹6,500 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Bodh Gaya and Sarnath is 212 km. The road distance is 247.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath without a car is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs ₹600 - ₹1,700.

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

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The best way to get from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath is to fly which takes 1 h 10 min and costs ₹2,000 - ₹6,500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹600 - ₹1,700 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Gaya Airport to Varanasi Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bodh Gaya to Sarnath is 247 km. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath.

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Air India Limited and Thai Smile offer flights from Gaya Airport to Varanasi Airport.

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There are 347+ hotels available in Sarnath. Prices start at $8 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bodh Gaya to Gaya Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs ₹150 - ₹180.

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Map of how to get from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath.
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  • Distance: 132.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 3 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 Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction (DDU)
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
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
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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