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There are 3 ways to get from Mumbai to Varanasi by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Varanasi (VNS) BOM - VNS

$76 - $278

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Train  •  25h 40m

  1. Take the train from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) to Varanasi Junction (BSB) Ltt-Dbg Exp / ...

$23 - $35

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Drive  •  21h 30m

  1. Drive from Mumbai to Varanasi 926.3 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Mumbai to Varanasi is to train which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,400 and takes 25h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Mumbai to Varanasi is to fly which costs ₹5,500 - ₹21,000 and takes 3h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) and arriving at Varanasi Junction (BSB). Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25h 40m.

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The distance between Mumbai and Varanasi is 1260 km. The road distance is 1482 km.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Varanasi without a car is to train which takes 25h 40m and costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,400.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Mumbai to Varanasi, including transfers.

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Mumbai to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) station.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Varanasi is to fly which takes 3h 40m and costs ₹5,500 - ₹21,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,400 and takes 25h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Mumbai Airport to Varanasi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Mumbai to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Varanasi Junction (BSB) station.

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Map of how to get from Mumbai to Varanasi.
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  • Distance: 787.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and two other airlines fly from Mumbai to Varanasi every 3 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Mumbai to Varanasi 5 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 25h 40m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mumbai to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Mumbai to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Mumbai to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mumbai to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Mumbai to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mumbai to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Mumbai to Varanasi via Udaipur
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Mumbai to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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Yes, the driving distance between Mumbai to Varanasi is 1482 km. It takes approximately 21h 30m to drive from Mumbai to Varanasi.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet, Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Mumbai Airport to Varanasi Airport.

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There are 348+ hotels available in Varanasi. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Mumbai Airport is to bus which takes 5m and costs ₹8 - ₹10.

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