There are 2 ways to get from Varanasi to Lumbini by train or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Lumbini is to train which costs ₹500 - ₹1,500 and takes 8 h 23 min.
The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Lumbini is to drive which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,600 and takes 4 h 25 min.
The distance between Varanasi and Lumbini is 243 km. The road distance is 293.6 km.
It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to get from Varanasi to Lumbini, including transfers.
Lumbini is 15 min ahead of Varanasi. It is currently 1:57 AM in Varanasi and 2:12 AM in Lumbini.
Yes, the driving distance between Varanasi to Lumbini is 294 km. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Varanasi to Lumbini.
There are 26+ hotels available in Lumbini. Prices start at $14 USD per night.
What companies run services between Varanasi, India and Lumbini, Nepal?
Indian Railways operates a train from Varanasi to Lumbini twice a week. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.
Train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Nautanwa (NTV)
- Ave. Duration
- 7 h 50 min
- Twice a week
- Estimated price
- $5 - $16
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