Ranchi to Varanasi Bus

Ranchi to Varanasi Bus Service

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Cheapest Bus Ticket Price
10 hrs 20 mins
INR 450.00

Ranchi to Varanasi Bus Distance

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Ranchi to Varanasi Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Arzoo Travels 21:45 22:00 8 hrs 32 mins
Suba Travels 22:30 22:30 7 hrs 30 mins
Subham Travels 20:30 20:30 9 hrs 30 mins
Yatri Vihar Travels 18:30 18:30 6 hrs 15 mins
Rajdhani bus service 20:15 20:15 5 hrs 15 mins

Ranchi to Varanasi Bus Ticket Price

The minimum bus ticket price from Ranchi to Varanasi is INR 450.00. You can avail exclusive offers, deals & discounts and get the cheapest bus tickets online with redBus for both private and government bus operators. Bus ticket prices for Ranchi to Varanasi vary based on the distance, operator, bus type, amenities provided and also the travel season. Bus fare can be higher for top end buses like volvo, mercedes multi-axle sleeper buses. New users can use coupon code FIRST to get upto Rs 250 OFF on their first booking. redBus offers wallet cashback that can be redeemed by frequent travelers on every booking with a validity of 6 months from the day money is credited into the wallet. You can check all the offers & deals currently live for new & existing customers and select the best one applicable for your booking.

Ranchi to Varanasi Bus Distance & Duration

The average duration of buses from Ranchi to Varanasi is 10 hrs 20 mins. However, you can expect variations in the time taken due to route, traffic, weather conditions or other circumstances. The minimum journey duration for a bus from Ranchi to Varanasi is 08:10. Passengers travelling by bus from Ranchi to Varanasi cover a distance of approximately . The first bus for Varanasi from Ranchi leaves at 16:00 and the last bus leaves Ranchi at 21:45

How to Book Bus Tickets Online for Ranchi to Varanasi on redBus

Booking a bus from Ranchi to Varanasi with redBus is easy, safe, fast & convenient. redBus offers a user-friendly interface where you can book a bus ticket in simple steps. To book bus tickets online, download the redBus android or iOS mobile application or visit the redBus website.  

Follow these steps to book bus tickets from Ranchi to Varanasi:  

Step 1: Visit the redBus website or open the android/iOS app

Step 2: Enter your source, destination and journey date and click on ‘Search Buses’  

Step 3: All the available bus services from Ranchi to Varanasi will be listed along with the bus timings, seat availability, ticket prices, images, boarding points, amenities and more. You can apply filters to see buses of your choice based on ratings, departure/arrival times, bus types like volvo/sleeper/ac/non-ac, boarding/dropping points, operators and more 

Step 4: Choose your bus, select a seat and enter the boarding and dropping points 

Step 5: Enter passenger details and contact information, then click ‘Proceed to Pay’ 

Step 6: Complete the payment process online on redBus to confirm your bus ticket 

Step 7: Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive your Ranchi to Varanasi e-ticket/M-ticket. You can show your m-ticket at the time of boarding and enjoy a hassle-free journey

Government, RTC and State Transport Bus Services & Timings

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Top Boarding and Dropping Points for Ranchi and Varanasi

When it comes to boarding and dropping points in Ranchi and Varanasi, you have various convenient options to choose from depending on where you are located. The top private and government bus operators' services start from the top bus terminals located centrally in a city and also halt at several points enroute the destination to facilitate easy boarding and dropping experience for travellers. Most of the boarding points have the necessary amenities for passengers like waiting rooms, washrooms, cafes, restaurants, wi-fi, charging points and more. Some boarding/dropping points are located with good connectivity to local transport means like auto, cab, metro and buses. With redbus' live bus tracking feature you can track where the bus is located and accordingly plan to reach the boarding point on time. By sharing the live bus location with your family, you can have a safe travel experience.

Some of the top Boarding Points in Ranchi are Apolo hospital , Bit more ranchi , Booty more , Check Post bypass, Dhurwa bus stand, GUMLA PETROL PUMP, ITI Bus Stand, Khadgada Bus Stand, Khadgara Bus Stand, Khadgara bus stand. Some of the top Dropping Points in Varanasi are Chaukaghat , Akhri Bypass, Alaipur (Tata Petrol Pump ke Samne Doshipura), Andhara Pul, BLW, BUS STAND, Banaras Cantt Bus Stand, Chaitaipur, Chakai More, Chakia Mod.

Popular Bus Operators on Ranchi to Varanasi Route

With a network of 4,500+ private bus operators and 26+ official state transport partnerships, redBus offers a large fleet of buses to choose from across all the cities in India. There are a total of 15 bus operators on this route. Some of the popular operators running bus services from Ranchi to Varanasi are:

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    Ranchi to Varanasi Bus Seat Availability

    You can check real-time availability of seats for buses running from Ranchi to Varanasi route. You can navigate to the seats section for any bus service to view the number of available seats, seat types and price. You can select among different seat types like seater, sleeper, semi-sleeper in the lower or upper decks and proceed with bus ticket booking. You can get a guaranteed seat based on your preference and travel plans. During peak travel seasons like summer holidays, festivals, national holidays and long weekends, you can get an assured seat of your choice by booking in advance so you can travel with a peace of mind.

    FAQS for Ranchi to Varanasi bus ticket booking

    Are buses available from Ranchi to Varanasi?

    Yes, the number of buses available from Ranchi to Varanasi are 22. Also, there are 15 operators making trips from Ranchi to Varanasi.

    How can I book bus tickets online from Ranchi to Varanasi?

    You can visit redBus website or download the app, select bus and seats, choose boarding and dropping points, enter passenger details, proceed to the payment section to confirm your bus ticket booking.

    What is the cheapest bus ticket price from Ranchi to Varanasi?

    The cheapest bus ticket price from Ranchi to Varanasi is INR 450.00

    What is the maximum bus ticket fare for Ranchi to Varanasi?

    The maximum bus ticket fare for a journey from Ranchi to Varanasi is INR 1550.00

    What are the bus timings for Ranchi to Varanasi and departure time of the first and last bus?

    The departure time of the first bus from Ranchi to Varanasi is at 16:00, while the last bus is at 21:45.

    What is the total distance covered from Ranchi to Varanasi?

    The total distance covered from Ranchi to Varanasi is .

    What is the minimum journey duration from Ranchi to Varanasi?

    The minimum journey duration from Ranchi to Varanasi could take around 08:10 hours by bus. However, the duration from Ranchi to Varanasi also depends on factors such as distance, road conditions, and traffic.

    What are the boarding points in Ranchi for buses from Ranchi to Varanasi?

    The common boarding points in Ranchi for buses from Ranchi to Varanasi are Apolo hospital , Bit more ranchi , Booty more , Check Post bypass, Dhurwa bus stand, GUMLA PETROL PUMP, ITI Bus Stand, Khadgada Bus Stand, Khadgara Bus Stand, Khadgara bus stand.

    What are the dropping points in Varanasi for buses from Ranchi to Varanasi?

    The common dropping points in Varanasi for buses from Ranchi to Varanasi are Chaukaghat , Akhri Bypass, Alaipur (Tata Petrol Pump ke Samne Doshipura), Andhara Pul, BLW, BUS STAND, Banaras Cantt Bus Stand, Chaitaipur, Chakai More, Chakia Mod.

    Who are the popular bus operators from Ranchi to Varanasi?

    The popular bus operators serving from Ranchi to Varanasi are Singh Bus Service, Vijay Rath, Arzoo Travels, Shree Savariya Travels & Transport, Siddharth Holidays.

    What are the bus types running from Ranchi to Varanasi?

    The bus types running from Ranchi to Varanasi route are . So, whether you are looking for a basic or luxury ride, there’s something for passengers.

    What is the customer care number for Ranchi to Varanasi?

    For any customer support or complaints regarding bus booking, you can visit https://www.redbus.in/help/ .

    What payment methods are available for Ranchi to Varanasi bus ticket booking?

    redBus offer various payment options for bus ticket booking for Ranchi to Varanasi like redBus Wallet, Credit and debit cards. Also, you can make payments using UPI such as Gpay, PhonePe, and Amazon Pay, wallets payments like Paytm and amazon pay, net banking, and buy now and pay later options like Simpl

    How can I cancel or reschedule my Ranchi to Varanasi bus ticket?

    You can cancel Ranchi to Varanasi bus tickets online through redBus or from the app. Also, you can contact customer service for any cancellations query. Cancellations will incur charges as outlined on the ticket.

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    About Ranchi

    Ranchi is the capital city of Jharkhand, a state located in eastern India. The city is 651 meters above sea level, and its geographical coordinates are 23.35°N latitude and 85.33°E longitude. Jharkhand was declared a state on 15th November 2000 after being separated from Bihar. Ranchi is one of the oldest cities in Jharkhand. It is also known as the ‘City of Waterfalls’.

    Ranchi lies near the Tropic of Cancer and covers an area of 175 square kilometres. It experiences a moderate climate.

    Ranchi has a population of 1.5 million, making it the most populated district of Jharkhand. Ranchi is known for its rich history, art, culture, language, food, handicrafts, and natural beauty.

    History: Ranchi's long history dates back to the Stone Age. It was part of the Magadha Empire during ancient times and later became a princely state under the British Raj. After India gained independence in 1947, Ranchi became the capital of Bihar and was later made the capital of Jharkhand when the state was carved out of Bihar in 2000.

    Art and Culture: Ranchi's vibrant culture is reflected in its art, music, dance, and festivals. The city is known for its tribal art and handicrafts made by the indigenous people of Jharkhand. The most popular dance form in Ranchi is Chhau, performed during festivals and other cultural events.

    Language: The official language of Ranchi is Hindi, but people also speak other languages like Bengali, Urdu, and English.

    Food: Ranchi has a diverse cuisine that includes vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Some popular dishes in Ranchi are litti chokha, aloo chop, dhuska, and pitha.

    Handicraft: Ranchi is known for its tribal handicrafts, which include pottery, bamboo craft, woodcraft, and metal craft. The tribal people of Jharkhand are skilled in making these handicrafts, which are sold in local markets and exported to other parts of India and abroad.

    Connectivity: Ranchi is well-connected by bus, railway, and air. The city has a major railway station that connects it to other parts of India and a domestic airport that connects it to major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata.

    Famous Places to Visit: Ranchi has several tourist attractions that attract visitors from all over the world. Some of the famous places to visit in Ranchi are Jagannath Temple, Rock Garden, Dassam Falls, Tagore Hill, and Ranchi Lake.

    In conclusion, Ranchi is a beautiful city that has a rich history, culture, and natural beauty. It is a perfect destination for those who want to explore the tribal culture, taste local cuisine, and enjoy the serene beauty of nature.

    Bus Boarding Points in Ranchi

    At Ranchi, there are various boarding points, as numerous bus operators provide bus services from Ranchi to other cities. They have their exclusive bus stands.

    If you wish to go to Varanasi, you can board the bus at Khadghara Bus Stand or Ranchi Booti More.

    About Varanasi

    Varanasi, commonly known as Kashi or Banaras, is a sacred city in Uttar Pradesh, a northern Indian state. It is considered one of the oldest continuously inhabited towns worldwide and is a key pilgrimage place for Hindus.

    Varanasi is well-known for its spiritual and cultural importance, and it is home to several old temples, ghats, and cultural organisations. The Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sarnath, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, and Banaras Hindu University are all famous destinations in Varanasi.

    The city has an extensive cultural past and is well-known for its traditional music, dancing, and crafts. Varanasi's native language is Hindi. However, many residents also speak English and other regional languages.

    Varanasi is well-known for its street food and indigenous specialities such as chaat, lassi, and paan. The city is also well-known for its silk sarees and handicrafts, popular with tourists.

    Varanasi is well connected by road, rail, and air. Varanasi's Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport serves major Indian cities, and the city is well connected by train and road to the rest of the country. Cycle rickshaws, auto-rickshaws, and taxis are common modes of local transportation in Varanasi. The Varanasi City Transport Services Company also operates a sophisticated bus system.

    Places to Visit in and around Varanasi

    When in Varanasi, don't forget to visit these famous top 10 tourist spots; here is a list

    • Ganges River: Varanasi is the favourite among Hindu pilgrimages mainly because of the mighty river Ganga. The Ganga Aarti in the evening is mesmerizing.
    • Shri Kashi Viswanath Temple: Kashi Viswanath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is also known as Golden Temple, as it has been plated with 800 kilograms of gold.
    • Sankat Mochan Temple: Lots of people flock to the Hanuman Temple. Classical music, as well as a dance festival, is held here in April or May.
    • Banaras Hindu University: BHU is the largest residential public university in Asia. It is the epitome of knowledge. Once inside the 1961’s campus, don’t miss Bharat Kala Bhavan.
    • Jantar Mantar: It is still the most accurate observatory built in 1729 by Sawai Jai Singh. It is located on top of Man Mahal.
    • Ramnagar Fort: The fort is sandstone, built in the 18th century. Don’t forget to visit the Saraswati Bhawan, which is a museum.
    • Ghats: There are many ghats in Varanasi. You can take a boat ride with your family to visit all the prominent ghats like Dashashwamedh Ghat, Assi Ghat and the Manikarnika Ghat.
    • Parshvanath Jain Temple: This temple is dedicated to Tirthankar Parshvanath. Inside the temple is a black and white idol of the deity.
    • Sarnath: Sarnath is located at the confluence of rivers Varuna and Ganga. Gautam Buddha taught Dharma for the first time in this Deer Park.
    • Standing Buddha: Buddha is said to be standing in an Abhaya Mudra position on a lotus flower. The statue is 80 feet high.
    • Durga Temple: The 300-year-old Durga Temple is coloured bright red. Goddess Durga is worshipped here. It is also known as Monkey Temple because of the numerous monkeys inside the temple.

    Drop-Off Points in Varanasi

    Since there are so many bus operators, each has its individual bus stands near the office. You can choose Banaras Cantt Bus Stand, Chowka Ghat or Kiran Petrol Pump to deboard the bus.

    Travel Tips for Passengers Travelling from Ranchi to Varanasi

    Here are some travel guidelines to keep in mind for Ranchi to Varanasi bus journey.

    • Ensure to book your tickets in advance, either online or at the bus station. It will help you secure your seat to avoid last-minute hassles.
    • Try to arrive at the boarding point at least 15-30 minutes before the departure time and use the live bus tracking feature so that you don’t miss the bus.
    • Carry a valid photo ID proof such as Aadhar card, passport, or driver's license, as it may be required during ticket verification.
    • Check the luggage policies set by the bus operator and carry accordingly to avoid excess baggage charges or inconvenience to other passengers.
    • Listen to the instructions given by the bus staff regarding boarding and safety protocols, and cooperate with them at all times.
    • Avoid crowding near the entrance or exit of the bus and maintain a safe distance from other passengers.
    • Carry essential items such as water, snacks, medications, and other travel-related things to keep yourself comfortable during the journey.
    • To travel to/from the boarding/dropping points, you can buy metro tickets or book an auto on the redBus app. Metro ticket booking is currently available only in Chennai & Kochi, and auto booking is available only in Bangalore.

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