Lucknow to Gorakhpur

Lucknow to Gorakhpur

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Transportation from Lucknow to Gorakhpur

  • Taxis
    ₹ 8,930
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable

How to get from Lucknow to Gorakhpur

When you want to get from Lucknow to Gorakhpur, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about INR 10,047. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as INR 162.

How far is Lucknow from Gorakhpur?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Lucknow to Gorakhpur. Your trip will be a total of 206 miles (331 km). The flying distance is 159 miles (255 km).

How long does it take to get from Lucknow to Gorakhpur?

The travel time from Lucknow to Gorakhpur can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 30 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Lucknow to Gorakhpur?

The cost of the trip from Lucknow to Gorakhpur varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Indian Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as INR 162 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as INR 10,047.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Lucknow to Gorakhpur:

  • Train tickets - INR 149 to INR 1,712;
  • Bus tickets - INR 447 to INR 8,112;
  • Plane tickets - INR 2,828 to INR 10,865;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from INR 8,930 to INR 10,047.

How many trips per day are there between Lucknow and Gorakhpur?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 98 trains per day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 00:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:59. There are 62 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Lucknow to Gorakhpur depart during the day - there are approximately 4 departures a day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Lucknow to Gorakhpur any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Lucknow to Gorakhpur. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is INR 2,828.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Lucknow to Gorakhpur
Air India, IndiGo


Taking a bus from Lucknow to Gorakhpur is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Lucknow to Gorakhpur. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as INR 8,930.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Lucknow to Gorakhpur

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Lucknow to Gorakhpur? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.