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

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Fly from Trivandrum  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Varanasi (VNS) TRV - VNS

$108 - $960

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Train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Itarsi Junction (ET) Kerala Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Itarsi Junction (ET) to Varanasi Junction (BSB) Ltt-Dbg Exp / ...

$46 - $64

4 alternative options

Fly from Calicut  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Varanasi (VNS) CCJ - VNS

$87 - $321

Fly from Kochi  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Varanasi (VNS) COK - VNS

$121 - $405

Bus, train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Ernakulam
  2. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Varanasi Junction (BSB) Ers Patna Exp

$48 - $65

Drive  •  34 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Varanasi 1546.2 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Kerala to Varanasi. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) and arriving at Varanasi Junction (BSB) via Itarsi Junction (ET). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between Kerala and Varanasi is 1799 km. The road distance is 2473.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Varanasi without a car is to train which takes 2 days 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Kerala to Varanasi, including transfers.

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Kerala to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) station.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Varanasi is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 4 h.

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Varanasi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kerala to Varanasi is 2474 km. It takes approximately 34 h 2 min to drive from Kerala to Varanasi.

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

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Map of how to get from Kerala to Varanasi.
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  • Distance: 1124.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

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

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and three other airlines fly from Thiruvananthapuram to Varanasi hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Varanasi via Itarsi Junction (ET) in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Kochi, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Itarsi Junction (ET)
Ave. Duration
37 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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irctc.co.in
Train from Itarsi Junction (ET) to Varanasi Junction (BSB)
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Varanasi Junction (BSB)
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
irctc.co.in
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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 Kerala to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs .

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