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There are 6 ways to get from Mathura to Varanasi by train, plane, bus, taxi or car

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Train to Agra, fly  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Mathura Jn to Agra Cantt
  2. Fly from Agra (AGR) to Varanasi (VNS) AGR - VNS

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Train  •  15h 20m

  1. Take the train from Mathura Jn to Varanasi Jn 13240 / ...

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Train to Delhi, fly  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Mathura Jn to Hazrat Nizamuddin
  2. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Varanasi (VNS) DEL - VNS

Bus  •  14h 18m

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

Taxi  •  8h 33m

  1. Take a taxi from Mathura to Varanasi 672.2 km

Drive  •  8h 33m

  1. Drive from Mathura to Varanasi 672.2 km

Mathura to Varanasi by train

9 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 fastest way to get from Mathura to Varanasi is to train and fly which takes 5h 38m and costs ₹4,100 - ₹13,000.

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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 14h 18m.

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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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The distance between Mathura and Varanasi is 605 km. The road distance is 672.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mathura to Varanasi without a car is to bus which takes 14h 18m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,900.

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It takes approximately 7h 35m 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 bus which takes 14h 18m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹330 - ₹1,600 and takes 15h 20m.

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  • Distance: 605.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Mathura to Varanasi via Alambagh in around 14h 18m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Mathura Jn to Varanasi Jn once daily. Tickets cost ₹330 - ₹1,600 and the journey takes 15h 20m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Agra to Varanasi via Lucknow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹19,000
Flights from Agra to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹19,000
Flights from Agra to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹19,000
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹14,000
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi via Lucknow
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹14,000
Starlight Airline
Website
starlightairline.com
Flights from Agra to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹16,000
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹17,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹22,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹17,000
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
Phone
14646
Email
care@irctc.co.in
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Mathura Jn to Agra Cantt
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹600
Website
https://www.irctc.co.in
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/indian-railways
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹130
Third AC (3A)
₹350 - ₹440
Second AC (2A)
₹480 - ₹600
Train from Mathura Jn to Hazrat Nizamuddin
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
https://www.irctc.co.in
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/indian-railways
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
https://www.irctc.co.in
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/indian-railways
Sleeper Class
₹330 - ₹420
Third AC (3A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,300 - ₹1,600
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Phone
+91-9415049606
Email
info@upsrtc.com
Website
upsrtc.com
Bus from Mathura to Alambagh
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹1,800
Schedules at
upsrtc.com
Adult
₹600 - ₹1,100
Bus from Alambagh to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹470 - ₹1,100
Schedules at
upsrtc.com
Adult
₹470 - ₹1,100
Other operators
Taxi from Mathura to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹12,000
Om Sai Tour And Travels
Phone
+91 84 49 15 16 17
Website
om-sai-tour-trevals.business.site
Mathura Cab
Phone
+91 73 51 47 47 36
Website
mathuracab.com
Fauji Tour And Travels
Phone
+91 99 58 71 17 63
Website
faujitourandtravels.com

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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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