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There are 6 ways to get from Lucknow to Meerut by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly to Delhi, train  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Delhi (DEL) LKO - DEL
  2. Take the train from New Delhi to Meerut City

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Train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Lucknowjn to Meerut City 22453

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Fly to Dehra Dun, train  •  6h 52m

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

Bus  •  12h 26m

  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

Lucknow to Meerut by train

7 Weekly Trains
8h 5m Average Duration
₹250 Cheapest Price
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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 fly and train which costs ₹2,800 - ₹6,500 and takes 3h 49m.

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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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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Lucknow to Meerut, including transfers.

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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 ₹1,400 - ₹2,100 and takes 12h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Lucknow Airport to Delhi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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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: 3h 49m

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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹750 - ₹1,200 and the journey takes 12h 1m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹6,000
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹10,000
Flights from Lucknow to Dehra Dun via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹10,000
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹8,000
Go First
Website
flygofirst.com
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹8,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹11,000
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Lucknow to Delhi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹11,000
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 New Delhi to Meerut City
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 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
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Phone
9415049606
Email
info@upsrtc.com
Website
upsrtc.com
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Hapur
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹750 - ₹1,200
Schedules at
onlineupsrtc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Lucknow to Meerut
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹13,000
Shivay Taxi
Phone
+91 88 81 91 38 88
Website
shivaytaxi.com
Cabio Cab Lucknow
Phone
+91 89 53 76 76 76
Website
cabio.in
Bharat Taxi
Phone
+91 96 96 00 09 99
Website
bharattaxi.com

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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, AirAsia India, Go First and two other 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 taxi which takes 11 min and costs ₹300 - ₹360.

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