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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 3 min

  1. DEL - VNS

$46 - $160

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Swatantrta S Exp / ...

$14 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus  •  22 h 28 min

  1. ordinary
  2. Shatabdi Ac

$17

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. 505.6 miles

$80 - $120

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

Jet Airways, Air India Limited and three other airlines fly from New Delhi to Varanasi every 2 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from New Delhi to Varanasi 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $23 and the journey takes 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi via Gaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
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
Bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Varanasi
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Delhi and Varanasi is 682 km. The road distance is 809 km.

The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Varanasi is to bus which costs ₹1,175 and takes 22 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Varanasi is to fly which takes 3 h 3 min and costs ₹3,100 - ₹11,000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Delhi (NDLS) and arriving at Varanasi Junction (BSB). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

No, there is no direct bus from New Delhi to Varanasi. However, there are services departing from Delhi and arriving at Varanasi via Kaisarbagh and Lucknow Charbagh Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 28 min.

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