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

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Fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Pondicherry (PNY) to Varanasi (VNS) PNY - VNS

$64 - $252

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Train  •  44 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Manduadih (MUV) Rmm-Muv Exp

$31 - $57

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Drive  •  27 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Varanasi 1247.2 miles

$200 - $300

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No, there is no direct train from Puducherry to Varanasi. However, there are services departing from Pondicherry (PDY) and arriving at Manduadih (MUV) via Villupuram Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 33 min.

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The distance between Puducherry and Varanasi is 1525 km. The road distance is 1995.5 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Varanasi without a car is to train which takes 44 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Puducherry to Varanasi, including transfers.

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Puducherry to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Villupuram Junction (VM) station.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Varanasi is to fly which takes 6 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 44 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pondicherry Airport to Varanasi Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Puducherry to Varanasi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Manduadih (MUV) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Varanasi is 1996 km. It takes approximately 27 h 49 min to drive from Puducherry to Varanasi.

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IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Pondicherry Airport to Varanasi Airport.

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  • Distance: 953.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Puducherry, India and Varanasi, India?

Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines fly from Puducherry to Varanasi 3 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Puducherry to Varanasi once a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 42 h 45 min.

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IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Pondicherry to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Pondicherry to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pondicherry to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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There are 338+ hotels available in Varanasi. Prices start at $8 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Pondicherry Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs .

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