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

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Fly to Lucknow  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Lucknow (LKO) DEL - LKO

$27 - $87

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Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Delhi to Lucknow ordinary

$6 - $9

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Fly to Kanpur, bus  •  4 h 25 min

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

$49 - $218

Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Lucknow (LKO) Bihar Sampark Kranti Exp / ...

$9 - $19

Bus via Alighar  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Noida to Alighar Shatabdi Ac
  2. Take the bus from Aligarh to Lucknow Charbagh Station Jan Rath

$8 - $16

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Lucknow 328.1 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Lucknow is to bus which costs ₹440 - ₹650 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Lucknow is to fly which costs ₹1,900 - ₹6,500 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Delhi and arriving at Lucknow. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Delhi (NDLS) and arriving at Lucknow (LKO). Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between New Delhi and Lucknow is 415 km. The road distance is 525 km.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Lucknow without a car is to train which takes 7 h 30 min and costs ₹650 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from New Delhi to Lucknow, including transfers.

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

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New Delhi to Lucknow 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 Lucknow is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs ₹1,900 - ₹6,500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹650 - ₹1,400 and takes 7 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹1,200 and takes 13 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Lucknow.
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  • Distance: 259.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and three other airlines fly from New Delhi to Lucknow hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from New Delhi to Lucknow 5 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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 21 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 10 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
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Kanpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Noida to Alighar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Aligarh to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Lucknow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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New Delhi to Lucknow train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Lucknow (LKO) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Delhi to Lucknow is 525 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from New Delhi to Lucknow.

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Vistara, GoAir, Air India Limited and two other airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to Lucknow Airport.

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There are 262+ hotels available in Lucknow. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 21 min and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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