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There are 4 ways to get from Nepal to Varanasi by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Varanasi (VNS) KTM - VNS

$137 - $419

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Bus, train  •  22 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Varanasi City (BCY) Sadbhavana Exp / ...

$19 - $29

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Drive, train  •  14 h

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Varanasi City (BCY) Sadbhavana Exp / ...

$20 - $35

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Varanasi 316 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Varanasi is to bus and train which costs $19 - $29 and takes 22 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nepal to Varanasi is to fly which costs $130 - $420 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Nepal and Varanasi is 328 km. The road distance is 505.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Nepal to Varanasi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Varanasi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Varanasi is 15 min behind Nepal. It is currently 12:36 AM in Nepal and 12:21 AM in Varanasi.

Yes, the driving distance between Nepal to Varanasi is 506 km. It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to drive from Nepal to Varanasi.

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Buddha Air Ltd offers flights from Kathmandu Airport to Varanasi Airport.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Varanasi. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nepal to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 7 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Nepal to Varanasi.
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  • Distance: 205.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

What companies run services between Nepal and Varanasi, India?

Buddha Air Ltd flies from Kathmandu to Varanasi twice a week.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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