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

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Fly from Trivandrum  •  5h 44m

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

$108 - $960

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Bus, taxi  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Nagar
  3. Take a taxi from Nagar to Bharatpur
  4. Take the bus from Bharatpur to Charbagh
  5. Take the bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Varanasi

$33 - $50

5 alternative options

Fly from Calicut  •  6h

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

$87 - $351

Fly from Kochi  •  7h 2m

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

$121 - $405

Train  •  2 days 4h

  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

Bus, train  •  2 days 11h

  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  •  34h 2m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Varanasi 1546.2 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Kerala to Varanasi is to bus and taxi which costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,700 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The quickest way to get from Kerala to Varanasi is to fly which costs ₹7,500 - ₹75,000 and takes 5h 44m.

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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 4h.

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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 4h and costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,800.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m 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 5h 44m and costs ₹7,500 - ₹75,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,800 and takes 2 days 4h.

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Varanasi Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 50m 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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Map of how to get from Kerala to Varanasi.
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  • Distance: 1124.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 44m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Express and five 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 4h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Jaipur
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Udaipur
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,400
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Itarsi Junction (ET)
Ave. Duration
37h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Itarsi Junction (ET) to Varanasi Junction (BSB)
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
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 5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Nagar
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Book at
redbus.in
UPSRTC
Bus from Bharatpur to Charbagh
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Nagar to Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
51m
Estimated price
$6 - $9

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

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SriLankan Airlines, Jet Airways, Spicejet and three other airlines offer flights from Trivandrum 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 Kerala to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 6m and costs ₹110 - ₹140.

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