There are 3 ways to get from Nepal to Varanasi by car, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Drive, train  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Sadbhavana Exp

$21 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  22 h

  1. Sadbhavana Exp

$20 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. 316 miles

$40 - $65

What companies run services between Nepal and Varanasi, India?

There is no direct connection from Kathmandu to Varanasi. However, you can take the drive to Raxual Junction (RXL) then take the train to Varanasi City (BCY). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kathmandu to Varanasi via Birgunj and Raxual Junction (RXL) in around 22 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Twice daily
Estimated price

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nepal and Varanasi is 328 km. The road distance is 506 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Varanasi is to bus and train which costs $20 - $30 and takes 22 h.

The quickest way to get from Nepal to Varanasi is to drive which takes 7 h 45 min and costs $40 - $65.

It takes approximately 13 h 20 min to get from Nepal to Varanasi, including transfers.