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There are 3 ways to get from Haridwar to Varanasi by plane, train or car

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Fly

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Jn to Varanasi Jn

Drive

  1. Drive from Haridwar to Varanasi

Haridwar to Varanasi by train

16 Weekly Trains
17h 45m Average Duration
₹390 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Haridwar to Varanasi is to train which costs ₹390 - ₹1,900 and takes 17h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Haridwar to Varanasi is to fly. Taking this option will cost ₹4,400 - ₹10,000 and takes 4h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Haridwar Jn and arriving at Varanasi Jn. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17h 45m.

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The distance between Haridwar and Varanasi is 702 km. The road distance is 771.5 km.

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The best way to get from Haridwar to Varanasi without a car is to train which takes 17h 45m and costs ₹390 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Haridwar to Varanasi, including transfers.

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Haridwar to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Haridwar Jn station.

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The best way to get from Haridwar to Varanasi is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs ₹4,400 - ₹10,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹390 - ₹1,900 and takes 17h 45m.

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There is no direct flight from Dehra Dun Airport to Varanasi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Haridwar to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Varanasi Jn station.

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  • Distance: 702.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

IndiGo Airlines, GoAir and four other airlines fly from Haridwar to Varanasi hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Haridwar Jn to Varanasi Jn twice daily. Tickets cost ₹390 - ₹1,900 and the journey takes 17h 45m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹9,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹8,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹8,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹9,500
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 Haridwar Jn to Varanasi Jn
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹390 - ₹1,900
Website
irctc.co.in
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Sleeper Class
₹390 - ₹500
Third AC (3A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,300
Second AC (2A)
₹1,500 - ₹1,900

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Yes, the driving distance between Haridwar to Varanasi is 771 km. It takes approximately 11h 16m to drive from Haridwar to Varanasi.

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Air India Limited, GoAir, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Dehra Dun Airport to Varanasi Airport.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Varanasi. Prices start at ₹7,500 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 ₹950 - ₹1,200.

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