There are 4 ways to get from Varanasi to Ajanta Caves by plane, taxi, train 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, taxi  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Aurangabad (IXU) VNS - IXU
  2. Take a taxi from Aurangabad to Ajanta Caves

$111 - $412

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  19 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kashi (KEI) to Bhusaval Junction (BSL) Mahanagari Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Bhusaval Junction (BSL) to Ajanta Caves

$38 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  25 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi City (BCY) to Pachora Junction (PC) Gkp Ltt Exp

$45 - $59

Drive  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Ajanta Caves 693.6 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Varanasi, India and Ajanta Caves, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Varanasi to Ajanta Caves once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 24 h 31 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Varanasi to Aurangabad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Varanasi to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Varanasi to Aurangabad via Hyderabad, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Varanasi to Aurangabad via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Trans Euro Air
Flights from Varanasi to Aurangabad via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Varanasi to Aurangabad via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Varanasi to Aurangabad via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kashi (KEI) to Bhusaval Junction (BSL)
Ave. Duration
18 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Varanasi City (BCY) to Pachora Junction (PC)
Ave. Duration
24 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Aurangabad to Ajanta Caves
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Varanasi to Ajanta Caves?

The distance between Varanasi and Ajanta Caves is 916 km. The road distance is 1110 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Ajanta Caves?

The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Ajanta Caves is to train and taxi which costs ₹2,500 - ₹3,400 and takes 19 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Varanasi to Ajanta Caves?

The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Ajanta Caves is to fly and taxi which takes 6 h 13 min and costs ₹7,000 - ₹28,000.

How long does it take to get from Varanasi to Ajanta Caves?

It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Varanasi to Ajanta Caves, including transfers.