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There are 7 ways to get from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS) by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly from Kanpur  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Kanpur (KNU) to Varanasi (VNS) KNU - VNS

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Train  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Kanpur Central to Pt.Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Jn. 02310 / ...

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Train to Lucknow, fly  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Kanpur Central to Lucknow
  2. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Varanasi (VNS) LKO - VNS

Train to Rae Bareli, fly  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Kanpur Anwrganj to Rae Bareli Jn
  2. Fly from Rae Bareli (BEK) to Varanasi (VNS) BEK - VNS

Bus  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Kanpur to Alambagh
  2. Take the bus from Alambagh to Varanasi

Taxi  •  4h 29m

  1. Take a taxi from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS) 329.4 km

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS) 329.4 km

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The most affordable way to get from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS) is to train, which costs ₹900 - ₹2,000 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS) is to fly which costs ₹4,400 - ₹10,000 and takes 3h 46m.

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The distance between Kanpur and Varanasi Airport (VNS) is 275 km. The road distance is 329.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS) without a car is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs ₹900 - ₹2,000.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS) is to fly which takes 3h 46m and costs ₹4,400 - ₹10,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹900 - ₹2,000 and takes 4h 36m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,900 and takes 10h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Kanpur Airport to Varanasi Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 40m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS) is 329 km. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS).

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kanpur Airport to Varanasi Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Varanasi Airport (VNS). Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 275 km
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between Kanpur, India and Varanasi Airport (VNS), India?

Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines fly from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kanpur Central to Pt.Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Jn. hourly. Tickets cost ₹200 - ₹1,100 and the journey takes 4h 2m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kanpur to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹18,000
Flights from Kanpur to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,000 - ₹11,000
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹14,000
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹13,000
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹18,000
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹16,000
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹21,000
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Dehra Dun, Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹14,000
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Delhi, Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹18,000
Flights from Rae Bareli to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹13,000
Flights from Rae Bareli to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹9,000
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹11,000
Flights from Rae Bareli to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹8,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹11,000
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹15,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kanpur to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹9,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹13,000
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 Kanpur Central to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹470
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Train from Kanpur Anwrganj to Rae Bareli Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Kanpur Central to Pt.Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Jn.
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹200 - ₹270
Third AC (3A)
₹600 - ₹800
Second AC (2A)
₹850 - ₹1,100
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Phone
9415049606
Email
info@upsrtc.com
Website
upsrtc.com
Bus from Kanpur to Alambagh
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹260 - ₹370
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Alambagh to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹360 - ₹850
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kanpur to Varanasi Airport (VNS)
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹6,500
Orian Cabs
Phone
+91 96 96 12 11 11
Golden Taxi
Phone
+91 79 91 38 66 06
Website
goldentaxi.in

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The best way to get from Kanpur to Kanpur Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹230 - ₹280.

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