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There are 6 ways to get from Varanasi to Orai by bus, night train, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, night train

  1. Take the bus from Varanasi to Alambagh
  2. Take the night train from Lucknow to Orai

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Train

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Jn to Orai

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Varanasi to Orai

Drive

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Orai

Fly to Lucknow, train

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Lucknow (LKO)
  2. Take the train from Lucknowjn to Orai

Fly to Gwalior, train

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Gwalior (GWL)
  2. Take the train from Gwalior Jn. to Jhansi Jn
  3. Take the train from Jhansi Jn to Orai

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Orai is to train which costs ₹270 - ₹1,400 and takes 12h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Orai is to taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,000 and takes 5h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Varanasi Jn and arriving at Orai. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12h 8m.

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It is 364 km from Varanasi to Orai. It is approximately 413.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Orai without a car is to bus and night train which takes 11h 1m and costs ₹500 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 11h 1m to get from Varanasi to Orai, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Varanasi Airport to Lucknow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Varanasi to Orai is 413 km. It takes approximately 5h 41m to drive from Varanasi to Orai.

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Map of how to get from Varanasi to Orai.
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  • Distance: 364.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 1m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Varanasi Jn to Orai once daily. Tickets cost ₹270 - ₹1,400 and the journey takes 12h 8m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹8,000
Flights from Varanasi to Lucknow via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹14,000
Flights from Varanasi to Lucknow via Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹11,000
Flights from Varanasi to Lucknow via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹12,000
Flights from Varanasi to Gwalior via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹9,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Varanasi to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹7,000
Flights from Varanasi to Lucknow via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,000 - ₹9,500
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Varanasi to Gwalior via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹14,000
Flights from Varanasi to Gwalior via Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹12,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Varanasi to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₹2,600 - ₹8,500
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
Night train from Lucknow to Orai
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Varanasi Jn to Orai
Ave. Duration
12h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹270 - ₹1,400
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹270 - ₹350
Third AC (3A)
₹750 - ₹1,000
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,400
Train from Lucknowjn to Orai
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹800
Train from Gwalior Jn. to Jhansi Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹110 - ₹150
Third AC (3A)
₹390 - ₹490
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹700
Train from Jhansi Jn to Orai
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹410 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹700
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Phone
9415049606
Email
info@upsrtc.com
Website
upsrtc.com
Bus from Varanasi to Alambagh
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹360 - ₹850
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Varanasi to Orai
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹6,000
Vidhan Travels
Phone
+91 96 50 86 70 77
Website
vidhantravels.com
Varanasi Cab
Phone
+91 94 53 78 81 58
Website
varanasicab.com
Varanasi Airport Cab Services
Phone
+91 99 56 27 40 00
Website
varanasiairportcab.com

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Air India Limited, GoAir and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Varanasi Airport to Lucknow Airport.

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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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