There are 6 ways to get from Puducherry to Varanasi 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 from Pondicherry  •  6 h 31 min

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

$64 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Alwar
  2. Take the bus from Alwar to Bharatpur 14
  3. Take the bus from Bharatpur to Charbagh
  4. Take the bus from Lucknow Charbagh Station to Varanasi

$30 - $39

4 alternative options

Train to Madras, fly  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Varanasi (VNS) MAA - VNS

$90 - $194

Bus, train  •  41 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Puducherry to Chennai
  2. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Varanasi Junction (BSB) Mas-Cpr Ganga Kaveri Exp

$40 - $52

Train  •  44 h 33 min

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

$36 - $63

Drive  •  27 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Varanasi 1247.2 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Varanasi is to bus which costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,700 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Varanasi is to fly which costs ₹4,400 - ₹18,000 and takes 6 h 31 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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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Puducherry to Varanasi, including transfers.

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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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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 $35 - $50 and the journey takes 42 h 45 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $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
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Vijayawada, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to Varanasi via Colombo
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $6,000
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tambaram (TBM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Varanasi Junction (BSB)
Ave. Duration
37 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Manduadih (MUV)
Ave. Duration
42 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tnstc.in
RSRTC
Bus from Alwar to Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
UPSRTC
Bus from Bharatpur to Charbagh
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
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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