There are 4 ways to get from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya by train, taxi or car

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Train via Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction (DDU)  •  2 h 22 min

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

$8 - $23

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 37 min

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

$7 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya 151.5 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya 151.5 miles

$24 - $40

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The distance between Varanasi and Bodh Gaya is 211 km. The road distance is 242.4 km.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varanasi to Bodh Gaya is 242 km. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Bodh Gaya. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya.
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  • Distance: 131.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Varanasi 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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Varanasi to Bodh Gaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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