There are 5 ways to get from New Delhi to Kanpur by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Ljn Swran Shatabdi / ...

$8 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Shatabdi Ac
  2. Jan Rath / ...

$14

Bus via Agra  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Volvo
  2. Jan Rath / ...

$18

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. 310.5 miles

$50 - $75

Fly, bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. DEL - LKO

Questions & Answers

The distance between New Delhi and Kanpur is 391 km. The road distance is 497 km.

The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Kanpur is to bus which costs ₹963 - ₹968 and takes 11 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Kanpur is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs ₹550 - ₹1,300.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Delhi (NDLS) and arriving at Kanpur Central (CNB). Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

No, there is no direct bus from New Delhi to Kanpur. However, there are services departing from New Delhi Railway Station Gate 1 and arriving at Kanpur via Sarai Kale Khan and Agra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 44 min.

The train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kanpur Central (CNB) takes 5 h 10 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and Kanpur, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from New Delhi to Kanpur every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $19 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Delhi to Kanpur via Sector 16, Noida, Alighar, and Aligarh in around 11 h 19 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow via Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Noida to Alighar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Aligarh to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Sarai Kale Khan to Agra
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Agra to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in

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