There are 4 ways to get from New Delhi to Lucknow by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly  •  3 h 8 min

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

$27 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Delhi to Lucknow ordinary

$9

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 30 min

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

$9 - $20

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Lucknow 328.1 miles

$50 - $80

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

Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and three other airlines fly from New Delhi to Lucknow hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from New Delhi to Lucknow every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $20 and the journey takes 7 h 30 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 Delhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Lucknow is to bus which costs ₹560 and takes 15 h.

The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Lucknow is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs ₹1,800 - ₹6,000.

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

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.

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