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

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Train, drive  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Nautanwa (NTV) Durg - Ntv Exp
  2. Drive from Butwal to Pokhara

$22 - $40

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Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Pokhara 313.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Nautanwa (NTV)
  2. Fly from Bhairawa (BWA) to Pokhara (PKR) BWA - PKR

$35 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Pokhara is to train and drive which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,900 and takes 12 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Pokhara is to drive which costs ₹3,000 - ₹4,500 and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The distance between Varanasi and Pokhara is 342 km. The road distance is 501.9 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 28 min to get from Varanasi to Pokhara, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bhairawa Airport to Pokhara Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Pokhara is 15 min ahead of Varanasi. It is currently 9:12 PM in Varanasi and 9:27 PM in Pokhara.

Yes, the driving distance between Varanasi to Pokhara is 502 km. It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to drive from Varanasi to Pokhara.

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Buddha Air Ltd and Simrik Airlines offer flights from Bhairawa Airport to Pokhara Airport.

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There are 368+ hotels available in Pokhara. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Varanasi to Pokhara.
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  • Distance: 213.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 28 min

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

There is no direct connection from Varanasi to Pokhara. However, you can take the train to Nautanwa (NTV), take the drive to Bhairahawa Airport, take the bus to Butwal, then take the drive to Pokhara. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Pokhara.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Bhairawa to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Simrik Airlines
Website
simrikairlines.com
Flights from Bhairawa to Pokhara via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
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