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There are 5 ways to get from Mathura to Varanasi by train, bus, plane, taxi or car

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Train, bus, fly

  1. Take the train from Mathura Jn to Hazrat Nizamuddin
  2. Take the bus from Nizamuddin station to Hyatt Hotel
  3. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Varanasi (VNS)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Mathura Jn to Varanasi Jn

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Mathura to Alambagh
  2. Take the bus from Alambagh to Varanasi

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Mathura to Varanasi

Drive

  1. Drive from Mathura to Varanasi

Mathura to Varanasi by train

8 Weekly Trains
15h 20m Average Duration
₹330 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Mathura to Varanasi is to train which costs ₹330 - ₹1,600 and takes 15h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Mathura to Varanasi is to train and bus and fly which costs ₹2,300 - ₹9,500 and takes 6h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mathura to Varanasi. However, there are services departing from Mathura and arriving at Varanasi via Alambagh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mathura Jn and arriving at Varanasi Jn. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 20m.

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It is 585 km from Mathura to Varanasi. It is approximately 672.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Mathura to Varanasi without a car is to train which takes 15h 20m and costs ₹330 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Mathura to Varanasi, including transfers.

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Mathura to Varanasi bus services, operated by UPSRTC, depart from Mathura station.

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Mathura to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Mathura Jn station.

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The best way to get from Mathura to Varanasi is to train which takes 15h 20m and costs ₹330 - ₹1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,000 and takes 18h.

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Map of how to get from Mathura to Varanasi.
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  • Distance: 584.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 18m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Mathura Jn to Varanasi Jn once daily. Tickets cost ₹330 - ₹1,600 and the journey takes 15h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mathura to Varanasi via Alambagh in around 18h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹19,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹12,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹11,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹15,000
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹12,000
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 Mathura Jn to Hazrat Nizamuddin
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹430 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹750
Train from Mathura Jn to Varanasi Jn
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹330 - ₹1,600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹330 - ₹420
Third AC (3A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Bus operators
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC)
Phone
+91 11 43090100
Email
info@dimts.in
Website
dtc.nic.in
Bus from Nizamuddin station to Hyatt Hotel
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
₹5 - ₹25
Schedules at
dtc.nic.in
UPSRTC
Phone
9415049606
Email
info@upsrtc.com
Website
upsrtc.com
Bus from Mathura to Alambagh
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹700 - ₹1,100
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Alambagh to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹900
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Mathura to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹11,000
Radhekrishn Tour And Travels
Phone
+91 96 54 00 71 93
Website
radhekrishn.com
Harshita Travel Agency
Phone
+91 75 36 82 40 00

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Varanasi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Mathura to Varanasi bus services, operated by UPSRTC, arrive at Varanasi station.

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Mathura to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Varanasi Jn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mathura to Varanasi is 672 km. It takes approximately 8h 33m to drive from Mathura to Varanasi.

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Air India Limited, Vistara, GoAir and two other airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to Varanasi Airport.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Varanasi. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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