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There are 6 ways to get from New Delhi to Kanpur by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly to Kanpur  •  2h 46m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Kanpur (KNU) DEL - KNU

$46 - $213

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Train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Kanpur Central (CNB) Patna Rajdhani Exp / ...

$7 - $17

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Fly to Lucknow, bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Lucknow (LKO) DEL - LKO
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Kanpur

$30 - $92

Bus  •  11h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Noida to Alighar Shatabdi Ac
  2. Take the bus from Aligarh to Kanpur Jan Rath / ...

$8 - $17

Taxi  •  5h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from New Delhi to Kanpur 310.5 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  5h 49m

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Kanpur 310.5 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Kanpur is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹1,300 and takes 11h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Kanpur is to fly which costs ₹3,400 - ₹16,000 and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Delhi station to Kanpur. However, there are services departing from New Delhi Railway Station Gate 1 and arriving at Kanpur via Noida and Aligarh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Delhi (NDLS) and arriving at Kanpur Central (CNB). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between New Delhi and Kanpur is 391 km. The road distance is 496.8 km.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Kanpur without a car is to train which takes 4h 40m and costs ₹550 - ₹1,300.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from New Delhi to Kanpur, including transfers.

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New Delhi to Kanpur bus services, operated by UPSRTC, depart from Noida station.

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New Delhi to Kanpur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from New Delhi (NDLS) station.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Kanpur is to fly which takes 2h 46m and costs ₹3,400 - ₹16,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹550 - ₹1,300 and takes 4h 40m, you could also bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹1,300 and takes 11h 46m.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Kanpur.
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  • Distance: 244.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

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

Spicejet flies from New Delhi to Kanpur once daily. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from New Delhi to Kanpur hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow via Dehra Dun
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow via Rae Bareli
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Noida to Alighar
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Aligarh to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from New Delhi to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 11 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Easy Cabs
Phone
+91 11 43 43 43 43
Website
easycabs.com

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Kanpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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New Delhi to Kanpur bus services, operated by UPSRTC, arrive at Kanpur station.

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New Delhi to Kanpur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kanpur Central (CNB) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Delhi to Kanpur is 497 km. It takes approximately 5h 49m to drive from New Delhi to Kanpur.

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Spicejet offers flights from Delhi Airport to Kanpur Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Kanpur. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 25m and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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