There are 3 ways to get from Pokhara to Varanasi by car, train or plane

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Drive, train  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Butwal
  2. Take the train from Nautanwa (NTV) to Varanasi Junction (BSB) Ntv - Durg Exp

$21 - $41

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Varanasi 313.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Pokhara (PKR) to Bhairawa (BWA) PKR - BWA
  2. Take the train from Nautanwa (NTV) to Varanasi Junction (BSB)

$117 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Pokhara to Varanasi is to drive and train which costs $20 - $45 and takes 11 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pokhara to Varanasi is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The distance between Pokhara and Varanasi is 342 km. The road distance is 501.9 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 43 min to get from Pokhara to Varanasi, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Pokhara, Nepal and Varanasi, India?

There is no direct connection from Pokhara to Varanasi. However, you can take the drive to Butwal, take the bus to Bhairahawa Airport, take the drive to Nautanwa (NTV), then take the train to Varanasi Junction (BSB). Alternatively, you can take the drive to Varanasi.

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