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There are 8 ways to get from Lucknow to Meerut by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Lucknowjn to Meerut City 01817

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Bus  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Kaisarbagh to Hapur

Taxi  •  6h 22m

  1. Take a taxi from Lucknow to Meerut 466.9 km

Drive  •  6h 22m

  1. Drive from Lucknow to Meerut 466.9 km

Fly Lucknow to Delhi, bus, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Delhi (DEL) LKO - DEL
  2. Take the bus from Hyatt Hotel to Nizamuddin station
  3. Take the train from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Meerut City

Fly Lucknow to Dehra Dun, train  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Dehra Dun (DED) LKO - DED
  2. Take the train from Virbhadra to Meerut City

Train to Rae Bareli, fly to Delhi, bus, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Lucknow to Rae Bareli Jn
  2. Fly from Rae Bareli (BEK) to Delhi (DEL) BEK - DEL
  3. Take the bus from Hyatt Hotel to Nizamuddin station
  4. Take the train from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Meerut City

Train to Kanpur, fly to Delhi, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Lucknowjn to Kanpur Central
  2. Fly from Kanpur (KNU) to Delhi (DEL) KNU - DEL
  3. Take the train from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Meerut City

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The cheapest way to get from Lucknow to Meerut is to train which costs ₹250 - ₹1,300 and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Lucknow to Meerut is to taxi which costs ₹7,500 - ₹9,500 and takes 6h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lucknowjn and arriving at Meerut City. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 5m.

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It is 396 km from Lucknow to Meerut. It is approximately 466.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lucknow to Meerut without a car is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs ₹250 - ₹1,300.

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The train from Lucknowjn to Meerut City takes 8h 5m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Lucknow to Meerut train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Lucknowjn station.

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The best way to get from Lucknow to Meerut is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs ₹250 - ₹1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹950 - ₹1,600 and takes 10h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Lucknow Airport to Delhi Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Lucknow to Meerut train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Meerut City station.

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Map of how to get from Lucknow to Meerut.
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  • Distance: 395.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between Lucknow, India and Meerut, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Lucknowjn to Meerut City once daily. Tickets cost ₹250 - ₹1,300 and the journey takes 8h 5m. Alternatively, UPSRTC operates a bus from Kaisarbagh to Hapur 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₹400 - ₹950 and the journey takes 10h 22m.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹7,000
Flights from Rae Bareli to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹850 - ₹15,000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹6,500
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi via Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹6,500
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹9,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹6,500
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹7,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Rae Bareli to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹850 - ₹15,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kanpur to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹3,800
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 Lucknowjn to Meerut City
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹250 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹250 - ₹320
Third AC (3A)
₹700 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,300
Train from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Meerut City
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹460
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Train from Virbhadra to Meerut City
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹200
Third AC (3A)
₹490 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Lucknow to Rae Bareli Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹110 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹380 - ₹470
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Train from Lucknowjn to Kanpur Central
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹460
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Phone
9415049606
Email
info@upsrtc.com
Website
upsrtc.com
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Hapur
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹400 - ₹950
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC)
Phone
+91 11 43090100
Email
info@dimts.in
Website
dtc.nic.in
Bus from Hyatt Hotel to Nizamuddin station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₹5 - ₹25
Schedules at
dtc.nic.in
Other operators
Taxi from Lucknow to Meerut
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹9,500
King Cabs Travels Privated Limited
Phone
+91 76 07 61 76 26
Care Services
Phone
+91 96 70 70 65 55
Cabio Cab Lucknow
Phone
+91 89 53 76 76 76
Website
cabio.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucknow to Meerut is 467 km. It takes approximately 6h 22m to drive from Lucknow to Meerut.

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Vistara, GoAir, Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Lucknow Airport to Delhi Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Meerut. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Lucknow to Lucknow Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs ₹30.

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