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There are 7 ways to get from Haridwar to Varanasi by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly Dehra Dun to Varanasi  •  4h 4m

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

$66 - $210

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Bus  •  23h 31m

  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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Fly Dehra Dun to Allahabad, bus  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Allahabad (IXD) DED - IXD
  2. Take the bus from Zero Road to Pandewara

$104 - $451

Train to Delhi, fly to Varanasi  •  7h 50m

  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  •  17h 45m

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

$14 - $22

Taxi  •  11h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Haridwar to Varanasi 486.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  11h 20m

  1. Drive from Haridwar to Varanasi 486.8 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Haridwar to Varanasi is to bus which costs ₹700 - ₹1,300 and takes 23h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Haridwar to Varanasi is to fly which costs ₹4,800 - ₹16,000 and takes 4h 4m.

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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 23h 31m.

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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 17h 45m.

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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 17h 45m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m 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 4h 4m and costs ₹4,800 - ₹16,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600 and takes 17h 45m, you could also bus, which costs ₹700 - ₹1,300 and takes 23h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Haridwar to Varanasi.
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  • Distance: 438.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways and five other airlines fly from Haridwar to Varanasi every 4 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Haridwar to Varanasi 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 17h 45m.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Dehra Dun to Allahabad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi via Gaya
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Allahabad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Dehra Dun to Allahabad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $650
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Zero Road to Pandewara
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Haridwar to Charbagh
Ave. Duration
16h 26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Haridwar to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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

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

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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 11h 20m to drive from Haridwar to Varanasi.

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

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There are 343+ hotels available in Varanasi. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Haridwar to Dehra Dun Airport is to taxi which takes 37m and costs ₹700 - ₹850.

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