Varanasi to Kanpur Bus

Varanasi to Kanpur Bus Service

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Cheapest Bus Ticket Price
6 hrs 57 mins
INR 489.00

Varanasi to Kanpur Bus Distance

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Varanasi to Kanpur Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Samay Shatabdi Travels Pvt Ltd 22:00 22:00 9 hrs 45 mins
Kalpana Travels Kanpur 18:00 18:00 11 hrs 30 mins
Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation(UPSRTC) 09:15 09:15 9 hrs 30 mins
Sanskar Travels 20:00 20:00 4 hrs 30 mins
Shri mahavir tour and travels 01:15 01:15 6 hrs 55 mins

Varanasi to Kanpur Bus Ticket Price

The minimum bus ticket price from Varanasi to Kanpur is INR 489.00. 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 Varanasi to Kanpur 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.

Varanasi to Kanpur Bus Distance & Duration

The average duration of buses from Varanasi to Kanpur is 6 hrs 57 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 Varanasi to Kanpur is 03:50. Passengers travelling by bus from Varanasi to Kanpur cover a distance of approximately 332 kms. The first bus for Kanpur from Varanasi leaves at 08:31 and the last bus leaves Varanasi at 23:01

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

Booking a bus from Varanasi to Kanpur 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 Varanasi to Kanpur:  

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 Varanasi to Kanpur 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 Varanasi to Kanpur 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

redBus is an official partner for about 26 RTCs, State/Government transport and roadway bus corporations that offer reliable and affordable bus services with timings throughout the day. These buses provide essential connectivity between 15,000 cities and more than 5 lac routes across India. Some of the top government operators partnering with redBus are APSRTC, TSRTC, RSRTC, KSRTC (Kerala), UPSRTC and more. These RTC buses run from some of the top bus terminals in each city like Jubilee Bus Station (JBS) in Hyderabad, Koyambedu in Chennai, Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) in Delhi, Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS) in Vijayawada, Sindhi Camp in Jaipur and many more. Some of the RTCs offer concessions to passengers based on age, gender, education making it a preferred mode of travel for senior citizens, students and ladies. Many state transport corporations also run special pilgrimage and tour package services to historical places, places of worship for leisure trips with friends and family.

Top Boarding and Dropping Points for Varanasi and Kanpur

When it comes to boarding and dropping points in Varanasi and Kanpur, 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 Varanasi are Ambika travels,mohan sarai,yadav jhoka dhaba,bypass, Andhra Pul , Aurai (up), Bus Stand, Chandpur morena g t road, near sardar petrol pump , Comfort tour and travels lahartara chouraha,fulwariya road pillar no.26a, Gopiganj, Handia, Hanumanganj, Lahara tara choraha phulvaria road piller no 26a. Some of the top Dropping Points in Kanpur are Faizalganj, Others, Rama Devi Chowraha.

Popular Bus Operators on Varanasi to Kanpur 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 24 bus operators on this route. Some of the popular operators running bus services from Varanasi to Kanpur are:

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    Varanasi to Kanpur Bus Seat Availability

    You can check real-time availability of seats for buses running from Varanasi to Kanpur 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 Varanasi to Kanpur bus ticket booking

    Are buses available from Varanasi to Kanpur?

    Yes, the number of buses available from Varanasi to Kanpur are 48. Also, there are 24 operators making trips from Varanasi to Kanpur.

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

    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 Varanasi to Kanpur?

    The cheapest bus ticket price from Varanasi to Kanpur is INR 489.00

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

    The maximum bus ticket fare for a journey from Varanasi to Kanpur is INR 6999.00

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

    The departure time of the first bus from Varanasi to Kanpur is at 08:31, while the last bus is at 23:01.

    What is the total distance covered from Varanasi to Kanpur?

    The total distance covered from Varanasi to Kanpur is 332 kms.

    What is the minimum journey duration from Varanasi to Kanpur?

    The minimum journey duration from Varanasi to Kanpur could take around 03:50 hours by bus. However, the duration from Varanasi to Kanpur also depends on factors such as distance, road conditions, and traffic.

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

    The common boarding points in Varanasi for buses from Varanasi to Kanpur are Ambika travels,mohan sarai,yadav jhoka dhaba,bypass, Andhra Pul , Aurai (up), Bus Stand, Chandpur morena g t road, near sardar petrol pump , Comfort tour and travels lahartara chouraha,fulwariya road pillar no.26a, Gopiganj, Handia, Hanumanganj, Lahara tara choraha phulvaria road piller no 26a.

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

    The common dropping points in Kanpur for buses from Varanasi to Kanpur are Faizalganj, Others, Rama Devi Chowraha.

    Who are the popular bus operators from Varanasi to Kanpur?

    The popular bus operators serving from Varanasi to Kanpur are Palak Travels, Raj Shila Travels, Palak Tour and Travels, R S YADAV SMART BUS PRIVATE LIMITED, Sanjay Travels.

    What are the bus types running from Varanasi to Kanpur?

    The bus types running from Varanasi to Kanpur route are Scania Multi-Axle A/C Seater (2+2), A/C Seater (2+3), Volvo (2+2), Volvo A/C (2+2), A/C Sleeper (1+2). So, whether you are looking for a basic or luxury ride, there’s something for passengers.

    What is the customer care number for Varanasi to Kanpur?

    For any customer support or complaints regarding bus booking, you can visit .

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

    redBus offer various payment options for bus ticket booking for Varanasi to Kanpur 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 Varanasi to Kanpur bus ticket?

    You can cancel Varanasi to Kanpur 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.

    Varanasi to Kanpur Online Bus Booking on redBus

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    Top Bus Types Available for Buses from Varanasi to Kanpur

    Some of the bus types available for travel from Varanasi to Kanpur are :

    • Scania Multi-Axle A/C Seater (2+2)
    • A/C Seater (2+3)
    • Volvo (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C (2+2)
    • A/C Sleeper (1+2)
    • Bharat Benz A/C Seater /Sleeper (2+1)
    • A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+2)
    • A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • NON A/C Sleeper (2+1)
    • A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)
    • Volvo A/C Seater (2+2)
    • NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+1)
    • NON A/C Seater / Sleeper (2+2)
    • Volvo A/C Seater Semi Sleeper (2+2)

    Benefits of booking Varanasi to Kanpur bus on redBus

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    With redBus, you can choose from multiple bus services based on price, user ratings, route taken, amenities, seat availability, duration, timings/timetable and bus operators. You can check the bus & seat images and information on boarding/dropping points, rest stops, amenities, child & luggage policies before making your decision. By booking online with redBus you can avoid standing in the long queues especially during peak or festive times and there are no additional charges or commission to be paid. You can use the live bus tracking feature to track your bus location in order to plan your trip better.

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    FlexiTicket: Flexible Cancellation & Reschedule Policies

    redBus offers traveler friendly cancellation and reschedule policies for its users. With the Flexiticket feature applicable on some of the top services, you can get amazing benefits on date change and cancellation. You can change your travel date for free up to 8 hours before departure or get a minimum 50% refund if you cancel your ticket at least 12 hours before the departure time. If you cancel within 0-12 hours before departure time, cancellation charges will be applicable as per the operator's policy. Watch out for the 'FlexiTicket' logo on the bus service to avail this benefit.

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    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 famous for its silk sarees and handicrafts, which are 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 standard modes of local transportation in Varanasi. The Varanasi City Transport Services Company also operates a sophisticated bus system.

    Donned with several pick-up points at convenient locations, Varanasi is a famous city to board a bus when travelling to Kanpur. Many eateries are located close to the pick-up points in case passengers want to get something to eat before the commencement of their journey. If passengers have time to kill before boarding their bus, they can explore Varanasi and its beautiful sites.

    Bus Boarding Points in Varanasi

    Some of the famous boarding pints in Varanasi are-

    • Rajput Dhaba
    • Kiran petrol pump Varanasi
    • Varanasi cant railway station
    • Varanasi bus stand
    • Lahartara Chouraha
    • Hindustan Petrol Pump Murena GT Road
    • Varanasi By-Pass

    About Kanpur

    Kanpur is a city located in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a central industrial hub known for its leather and textile industries. The city has a rich cultural heritage and is famous for its local cuisine, festivals, and traditions.

    The local language in Kanpur is Hindi, although many people also speak English and other regional languages. The city is well-connected by road, rail, and air. The Kanpur Airport has regular flights to major Indian cities, while the city is well-connected by rail and road to other parts of the country.

    Kanpur is famous for its delicious food, which includes traditional Indian dishes such as chaat, kebabs, and biryani. The city is also known for its sweets, including the famous "kanpuriya" sweets.

    The city has a rich cultural heritage and is known for its festivals, including Holi, Diwali, and Dussehra. The city also has several historic temples, including the Sri Radhakrishna Temple, the Hanuman Mandir, and the Jain Glass Temple.

    Kanpur is also a central industrial hub, with several large-scale industries in and around the city. In addition, the city is known for its leather and textile industries, significant contributors to the local economy.

    The city has a well-developed local bus system, with several private and public buses connecting different parts. Additionally, several interstate buses operate from Kanpur, connecting the city to other parts of the country.

    Bus Dropping Points in Kanpur.

    Some Popular Dropping Points in Kanpur are-

    • Rama Devi Choraha
    • Kanpur Bypass
    • Shatabdi Travels
    • RST Volvo
    • FazalGanj
    • Bhatia Hotel
    • Ramadheri Chowk

    Places to Visit in and around Kanpur

    Here is a list of places you can visit when in Kanpur-

    1. Blue World theme park: Located on Mandhana-Bithoor Road, the Blue World Theme Park is a fantastic water park and amusement park with tons of dry and wet rides.
    2. Green Park Stadium: Located on the bank of the Ganga river, the Green Park cricket stadium is enormous and can hold up to 32,000 people.
    3. Nana Rao Park: Nana Rao Park is a vast public garden in the centre of Mall road in Kanpur. The garden is a getaway for nature lovers, visited for its lush greenery.
    4. Mahatma Gandhi Park: Another lush green park located in the cantonment area of Kanpur, Mahatma Gandhi Park, is one of Kanpur's oldest and most popular areas.
    5. Kanpur Zoo: Kanpur Zoo, also known as Allen Forest Zoo, is a zoological park located in Nawabganj at a distance of 7 km from the city centre.
    6. Kanpur Museum: Kanpur museum, also known as the Kanpur Sangrahalay, is located on the Pool Bagh Ground. The museum exhibits artefacts and documents dating back to the colonial period and modern-day Kanpur.
    7. ISKCON temple: The ISKCON temple is an international spiritual tourist attraction dedicated to Lord Krishna. The temple is located around 4 km from the city.
    8. Sisamau Bazaar: One of the oldest markets in Kanpur, Sisamau Bazaar, is stretched along the bustling lanes of Nehru Nagar—an excellent place for those who love shopping on their trip.
    9. Brahmavart Ghat: Brahmavart Ghat is one of the holiest ghats dedicated to Lord Bramha. You will find devotees taking a dip into the sacred waters and offering their prayers to God through wooden slippers.
    10. Kanch ka Mandir: Kanch Mandir translates to Glass temple in the Maheshwari Mohal. This dainty Jain temple is made entirely of glass to honour the Lord Mahavira and the 23 Jain Tirthankaras.

    Travel Tips for Passengers Travelling from Varanasi to Kanpur

    Here are some travel guidelines to keep in mind for Varanasi to Kanpur 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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