There are 3 ways to get from Varanasi to Lumbini by train or car

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Recommended option

Train, drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Gorakhpur Junction (GKP) Gkp Int / ...
  2. Drive from Gorakhpur Junction (GKP) to Lumbini

$13 - $30

Cheapest option

Train, drive via Anand Nagar (ANDN)  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Anand Nagar (ANDN) Durg Ntv Exp
  2. Drive from Anand Nagar (ANDN) to Lumbini

$13 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Lumbini 183.5 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Lumbini is to train and drive which costs ₹850 - ₹2,000 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Lumbini is to drive which takes 4 h 25 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,500.

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The distance between Varanasi and Lumbini is 243 km. The road distance is 294 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Varanasi to Lumbini, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Varanasi, India and Lumbini, Nepal?

There is no direct connection from Varanasi to Lumbini. However, you can take the train to Gorakhpur Junction (GKP) then take the drive to Lumbini. Alternatively, you can take the train to Anand Nagar (ANDN) then take the drive to Lumbini.

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