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

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Fly from Dehra Dun  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Varanasi (VNS) DED - VNS

$66 - $210

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Bus  •  23 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Haridwar to Charbagh Volvo / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Varanasi Shatabdi Ac / ...

$10 - $17

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Train to Delhi, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to New Delhi (NDLS)
  2. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Varanasi (VNS) DEL - VNS

$52 - $174

Train  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Varanasi Junction (BSB) Doon Exp / ...

$14 - $22

Taxi  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Haridwar to Varanasi 486.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Haridwar to Varanasi 486.8 miles

$75 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Haridwar to Varanasi. However, there are services departing from Haridwar and arriving at Varanasi via Lucknow Charbagh Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Haridwar Junction (HW) and arriving at Varanasi Junction (BSB). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

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The distance between Haridwar and Varanasi is 702 km. The road distance is 778.8 km.

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The best way to get from Haridwar to Varanasi without a car is to train which takes 17 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Haridwar to Varanasi, including transfers.

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

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Haridwar to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Haridwar Junction (HW) station.

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The best way to get from Haridwar to Varanasi is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 17 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 23 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dehra Dun Airport to Varanasi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Haridwar to Varanasi.
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  • Distance: 438.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways and five other airlines fly from Haridwar to Varanasi every 3 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Haridwar to Varanasi 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 17 h 45 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi via Gaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Haridwar to Charbagh
Ave. Duration
16 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Haridwar to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Haridwar to Varanasi is 779 km. It takes approximately 11 h 20 min to drive from Haridwar to Varanasi.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet, Vistara and three other airlines offer flights from Dehra Dun Airport to Varanasi Airport.

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There are 338+ hotels available in Varanasi. Prices start at $8 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Haridwar to Dehra Dun Airport is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs .

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