New Delhi to Varanasi

New Delhi to Varanasi

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Instant
13:30
DEL Delhi Airport
1h 40m flight #SG2981 with SpiceJet in Economy
5.0
15:10
VNS Varanasi International Airport
Instant Fastest
20:25
DEL Delhi Airport
1h 20m flight #G8182 with Go Air in Economy
21:45
VNS Varanasi International Airport
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20:40
New Delhi
11h 45m ride in train #12562
08:25
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Varanasi Jn

From New Delhi to Varanasi by train

Refundable
20:40
New Delhi
11h 45m ride in train #12562
08:25
+1
Varanasi Jn

From Delhi Airport to Varanasi by flight

Instant
13:30
DEL Delhi Airport
1h 40m flight #SG2981 with SpiceJet in Economy
5.0
15:10
VNS Varanasi International Airport
Instant Fastest
20:25
DEL Delhi Airport
1h 20m flight #G8182 with Go Air in Economy
21:45
VNS Varanasi International Airport

New Delhi to Varanasi Schedule

New Delhi to Varanasi Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TravelODesk India Comfort Any time₹ 24,126
IndiGo Economy #6E64105:15 - 06:45₹ 3,940
Indian Railways CC - AC Chair Class 06:00 - 14:00₹ 1,320
Indian Railways IR 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 09:25 - 22:15₹ 3,814
Indian Railways 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 11:25 - 22:50₹ 3,180
Indian Railways 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 13:10 - 02:25₹ 1,710
Indian Railways IR 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 14:07 - 05:05₹ 2,091
SpiceJet Economy #SG253816:25 - 18:10₹ 3,351
IndiGo Economy #6E17616:35 - 18:00₹ 4,347
Indian Railways 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 18:40 - 08:25₹ 350
Indian Railways 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 21:15 - 08:05₹ 2,770
Indian Railways 1A - AC First Class Sleeper 22:50 - 10:15₹ 3,190

Transportation from New Delhi to Varanasi

How to get from New Delhi to Varanasi

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

  • Flight
  • 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 Flight 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 32,167. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as INR 350.

How far is New Delhi from Varanasi?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from New Delhi to Varanasi. Your trip will be a total of 541 miles (869 km). The flying distance is 416 miles (669 km).

How long does it take to get from New Delhi to Varanasi?

The travel time from New Delhi to Varanasi can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 26 hours.

How much does it cost to get from New Delhi to Varanasi?

The cost of the trip from New Delhi to Varanasi 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 350 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 32,167.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from New Delhi to Varanasi:

  • Train tickets - INR 355 to INR 3,817;
  • Bus tickets - INR 888 to INR 888;
  • Plane tickets - INR 2,131 to INR 14,115;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from INR 24,147 to INR 32,137.

How many trips per day are there between New Delhi and Varanasi?

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

  • Flights from New Delhi to Varanasi depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 16:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 16:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from New Delhi to Varanasi. 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 2,131.

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 New Delhi to Varanasi
Air India, Air Vistara, Go Air, IndiGo, SpiceJet

Buses

Taking a bus from New Delhi to Varanasi 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.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from New Delhi to Varanasi. 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 24,147.

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

Trains

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 New Delhi to Varanasi

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from New Delhi to Varanasi? 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:

  • 54% users took a plane.
  • 46% users enjoyed a train ride.