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There are 6 ways to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly to Kanpur  •  1h 10m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Kanpur (KNU) DEL - KNU

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Train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from New Delhi to Kanpur Central 12310 / ...

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Fly to Lucknow, taxi  •  2h 4m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Lucknow (LKO) DEL - LKO
  2. Take a taxi from Lucknow to Kanpur Airport (KNU)

Bus  •  13h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Kaushambi to Kanpur

Taxi  •  6h 9m

  1. Take a taxi from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) 515.5 km

Drive  •  6h 9m

  1. Drive from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) 515.5 km

Delhi (DEL) to Kanpur (KNU) flights

7 Weekly Planes
1h 10m Average Duration
₹2,851 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) is to train which costs ₹270 - ₹1,400 and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) is to fly which costs ₹2,800 - ₹8,000 and takes 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU). However, there are services departing from IGI Airport Terminal 2 and arriving at Kanpur via Hyatt Hotel and Kaushambi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU). However, there are services departing from Airport and arriving at Kanpur Central via New Delhi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Delhi Airport (DEL) and Kanpur Airport (KNU) is 400 km. The road distance is 515.5 km.

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The best way to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs ₹270 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to fly from Delhi (DEL) to Kanpur (KNU), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) bus services, operated by UPSRTC, depart from Kaushambi station.

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Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from New Delhi station.

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The best way to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) is to fly which takes 1h 10m and costs ₹2,800 - ₹8,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹270 - ₹1,400 and takes 5h 35m, you could also bus, which costs ₹800 - ₹1,400 and takes 13h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU).
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  • Distance: 399.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 10m

What companies run services between Delhi Airport (DEL), India and Kanpur Airport (KNU), India?

Spicejet flies from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) once daily. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from New Delhi to Kanpur Central hourly. Tickets cost ₹240 - ₹1,300 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹4,400
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,600 - ₹6,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,600 - ₹4,400
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,700 - ₹4,400
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹8,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from New Delhi to Kanpur Central
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹240 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹240 - ₹310
Third AC (3A)
₹700 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,300
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Phone
9415049606
Email
info@upsrtc.com
Website
upsrtc.com
Bus from Kaushambi to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹800 - ₹1,300
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Lucknow to Kanpur Airport (KNU)
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
₹950 - ₹1,200
King Cabs Travels Privated Limited
Phone
+91 76 07 61 76 26
Care Services
Phone
+91 96 70 70 65 55
Cabio Cab Lucknow
Phone
+91 89 53 76 76 76
Website
cabio.in

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Kanpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) bus services, operated by UPSRTC, arrive at Kanpur station.

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Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kanpur Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU) is 515 km. It takes approximately 6h 9m to drive from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Kanpur Airport (KNU).

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Spicejet offers flights from Delhi Airport to Kanpur Airport.

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