There are 5 ways to get from Kathmandu to Varanasi by car, train, bus, night train or plane

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What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Varanasi, India?

Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and six other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Varanasi hourly.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Varanasi via Delhi
Avg. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Varanasi via Delhi
Avg. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Varanasi via Delhi
Avg. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Varanasi via Delhi
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Varanasi City (BCY)
Avg. Duration
10 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Gorakhpur Junction (GKP) to Varanasi Junction (BSB)
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Bhairahawa
Avg. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Avg. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kathmandu to Varanasi?

The distance between Kathmandu and Varanasi is 351 km. The road distance is 506 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Varanasi?

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Varanasi is to bus and train which costs $29 and takes 22 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Kathmandu to Varanasi?

The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Varanasi is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $200.

How long does it take to get from Kathmandu to Varanasi?

It takes approximately 13 h 20 min to get from Kathmandu to Varanasi, including transfers.