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There are 6 ways to get from Varanasi to Darbhanga by train, taxi, car or plane

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  1. Take the train from Varanasi Jn to Darbhanga Jn

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Varanasi to Darbhanga

Drive

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Darbhanga

Fly to Janakpur, drive

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Janakpur (JKR)
  2. Drive from Janakpur to Darbhanga

Fly to Darbhanga

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Darbhanga (DBR)

Fly to Patna, train

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Patna (PAT)
  2. Take the train from Patliputra to Laheria Sarai

Varanasi to Darbhanga by train

16 Weekly Trains
9h 30m Average Duration
₹230 Cheapest Price
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Varanasi → Darbhanga
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Darbhanga is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Darbhanga is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

Last updated: 20 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Darbhanga is to train which costs ₹230 - ₹1,200 and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Darbhanga is to taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,000 and takes 5h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Varanasi Jn and arriving at Darbhanga Jn. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 30m.

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The distance between Varanasi and Darbhanga is 304 km. The road distance is 355.1 km.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Darbhanga without a car is to train which takes 9h 30m and costs ₹230 - ₹1,200.

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The train from Varanasi Jn to Darbhanga Jn takes 9h 30m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Varanasi to Darbhanga train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Varanasi Jn station.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Darbhanga is to train which takes 9h 30m and costs ₹230 - ₹1,200. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹6,000 - ₹16,000 and takes 5h 40m.

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There is no direct flight from Varanasi Airport to Janakpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Varanasi to Darbhanga train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Darbhanga Jn station.

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  • Distance: 303.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 30m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Varanasi Jn to Darbhanga Jn twice daily. Tickets cost ₹230 - ₹1,200 and the journey takes 9h 30m. Alternatively, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines fly from Varanasi to Darbhanga 4 times a day.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Varanasi to Darbhanga via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹15,000
Flights from Varanasi to Patna
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,000 - ₹8,500
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Varanasi to Janakpur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹4,400 - ₹20,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Varanasi Jn to Darbhanga Jn
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
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12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹230 - ₹300
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,200
Train from Patliputra to Laheria Sarai
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Other operators
Taxi from Varanasi to Darbhanga
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹7,000
Varanasi  Taxi Services
Phone
+91 88 87 99 95 62
Website
varanasitaxiservices.com
Varanasi Best Cab
Phone
+91 96 16 76 16 41
Website
varanasibestcab.com
Kunal Taxi
Phone
+91 96 95 48 45 38
Website
taxiinvaranasi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Varanasi to Darbhanga is 355 km. It takes approximately 5h 10m to drive from Varanasi to Darbhanga.

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Buddha Air Ltd offers flights from Varanasi Airport to Janakpur Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Darbhanga. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Varanasi Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs ₹500 - ₹650.

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