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There are 4 ways to get from Sarnath to Bodh Gaya by train, taxi 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.

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Train via Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction (DDU)  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction (DDU) to Gaya Junction (GAYA) Sdah Rajdhani Exp / ...

$9 - $24

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Gaya Junction (GAYA) Gangasatluj Exp / ...

$8 - $22

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sarnath to Bodh Gaya 153.9 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Sarnath to Bodh Gaya 153.9 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sarnath to Bodh Gaya is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹1,700 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sarnath to Bodh Gaya is to train which costs ₹650 - ₹1,800 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Sarnath and Bodh Gaya is 212 km. The road distance is 246.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sarnath to Bodh Gaya without a car is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs ₹650 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Sarnath to Bodh Gaya, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sarnath to Bodh Gaya is 246 km. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Sarnath to Bodh Gaya.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Bodh Gaya. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 132.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Sarnath, India and Bodh Gaya, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Sarnath to Bodh Gaya hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction (DDU) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Gaya Junction (GAYA)
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Sarnath to Bodh Gaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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