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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Trivandrum  •  7 h 29 min

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

$108 - $960

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  2 days 15 h

  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

$42 - $52

5 alternative options

Fly from Kochi  •  6 h 53 min

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

$121 - $405

Fly from Calicut  •  5 h 25 min

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

$83 - $312

Train  •  2 days 3 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 / ...

$49 - $69

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 - $66

Drive  •  34 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Varanasi 1546.2 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kerala to Varanasi is to bus and taxi which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,600 and takes 2 days 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kerala to Varanasi is to fly which costs ₹5,500 - ₹22,000 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Kerala to Varanasi, including transfers.

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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 3 h.

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

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Express and two 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 3 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Kochi, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Hyderabad, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
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 Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
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 Calicut to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,400
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 Calicut to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Calicut to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Varanasi via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kochi to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
$35 - $50
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Itarsi Junction (ET) to Varanasi Junction (BSB)
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Nagar
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Book at
redbus.in
UPSRTC
Bus from Bharatpur to Charbagh
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Nagar to Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$7 - $9

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