There are 3 ways to get from Varanasi to Kochi by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Kochi (COK) VNS - COK

$121 - $405

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Train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Ernakulam Junction (ERS) Pnbe-Ers Exp

$40 - $55

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Drive  •  31 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Kochi 1455.6 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Kochi is to train which costs ₹3,000 - ₹3,800 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Kochi is to fly which costs ₹8,500 - ₹30,000 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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

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The distance between Varanasi and Kochi is 1852 km. The road distance is 2328.9 km.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Kochi without a car is to train which takes 2 days 2 h and costs ₹3,000 - ₹3,800.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Varanasi to Kochi, including transfers.

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Varanasi to Kochi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Varanasi Junction (BSB) station.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Kochi is to fly which takes 6 h 32 min and costs ₹8,500 - ₹30,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹3,000 - ₹3,800 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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There is no direct flight from Varanasi Airport to Kochi Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Varanasi to Kochi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Ernakulam Junction (ERS) station.

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  • Distance: 1157.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

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

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

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IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 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 Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 Madras
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Varanasi to Kochi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
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Yes, the driving distance between Varanasi to Kochi is 2329 km. It takes approximately 31 h 43 min to drive from Varanasi to Kochi.

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Jet Lite, Jet Airways, Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Varanasi Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 785+ hotels available in Kochi. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Varanasi Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs ₹460 - ₹550.

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