How To Reach Varanasi?

Varanasi is easily accessible by train, road, and air. Varanasi Junction and Mughal Sarai Junction are the two major railway stations in the city. The city has its own airport, which serves Mumbai and Delhi daily. There are also several buses available.

By Flight

Varanasi has an international airport, and while there aren’t many foreign flights that go directly to Varanasi, practically all domestic airlines fly to and from the city on a regular basis. The most frequent flights are operated by Jet Airways, Air India, and Spice Jet.

By Train

Varanasi is an important railway station that is served by nearly all trains going through northern India. Another significant station, the Mughal Sarai Junction, is 18 kilometers from the city center and has trains arriving from all over India.

By Road/Self Drive

Varanasi’s road connections are well-kept and easy, and most visitors to Uttar Pradesh combine two or three neighboring cities and travel by road between them. Distances to surrounding cities such as Allahabad, Kanpur, and Gorakhpur are within driving distance. The main connected road is the National Highway 19.

Local Transport Available in the City

In Varanasi, cycle rickshaws and auto-rickshaws are offered for local transportation. Within the city, minibusses are also available. River Ganga trips are conducted by boat.