There are 4 ways to get from Varanasi to Kochi 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  •  5 h 53 min

  1. VNS - COK

$122 - $405

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. 14

$39 - $54

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Pnbe Ers Exp

$40 - $55

Drive  •  31 h 43 min

  1. 1455.6 miles

$230 - $350

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

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and four other airlines fly from Varanasi to Kochi hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Varanasi to Kochi twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Mumbai, Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Train operators
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Varanasi to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Charbagh to Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
RSRTC
Bus from Bharatpur to Alwar
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Alwar to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
30 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Varanasi and Kochi is 1852 km. The road distance is 2329 km.

The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Kochi is to bus which costs ₹2,600 - ₹3,700 and takes 2 days 10 h.

The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Kochi is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs ₹8,000 - ₹28,000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Varanasi Junction (BSB) and arriving at Eranakulam Junction (ERS). Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Varanasi to Kochi, including transfers.