Delhi to Varanasi Trains

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Delhi to Varanasi Train Information

Distance
780 kms
Duration
11h 36m
Trains During Day
29
Trains At Night
19

Online Train Ticket Booking from Delhi to Varanasi

Looking to book Delhi to Varanasi trains? Booking a train ticket from Delhi to Varanasi is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Delhi to Varanasi trains or find the train seat availability from Delhi to Varanasi, redRail is one-stop for all train enquiries. Delhi to Varanasi are two of the popular cities in India, and trains are considered as one of the most efficient and convenient ways to travel between these cities.

To book a train from Delhi to Varanasi, all you need to do is to enter your travel details on the top of the page, choose from the list of trains available, check out the desired train seat availability, and proceed to train ticket booking by entering your details and paying the cost. You can then receive the confirmed tickets shortly. The easy-to-understand and adaptable interface, easy railway ticket booking process, and affordable train fare make redRail a great choice for those looking to book a Delhi to Varanasi train.

There are 48 trains running from Delhi to Varanasi covering an approximate distance of 780 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Varanasi from Delhi by train. The first train from Delhi to Varanasi is VANDE BHARAT EX (22436), departing at 06:00 from New Delhi (NDLS). VANDE BHARAT EX (22436) is the fastest among the Delhi to Varanasi Trains. It departs from New Delhi (NDLS) at 06:00 and arrives at Varanasi Junction (BSB) at 14:00, covering the distance in just 8 hrs 0 mins. The last train from Delhi to Varanasi is ANVT BUI SF EXP (22428), departing at 23:55 from Anand Vihar Termin (ANVT). You can get detailed information about Delhi to Varanasi train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Delhi to Varanasi

RNC RAJDHANI (20408) departs every Wednesday from Delhi at 16:10 and arrives at Varanasi at 01:12, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 2 mins.

ANVT RXL EXP (14018) departs every Wednesday from Delhi at 16:30 and arrives at Varanasi at 10:40, covering the entire distance in 18 hrs 0 mins.

BABA V DHAM EXP (22466) departs every Wednesday from Delhi at 12:45 and arrives at Varanasi at 22:02, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 17 mins.

BBS DURONTO EXP (12282) departs every Thursday from Delhi at 12:40 and arrives at Varanasi at 21:50, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 10 mins.

NDLS SCL EXP (14038) departs every Thursday from Delhi at 23:45 and arrives at Varanasi at 10:50, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 5 mins.

TRIPURA SUNDARI (14620) departs every Monday from Delhi at 23:45 and arrives at Varanasi at 10:52, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 7 mins.

BKN HWH SF EXP (12372) departs every Thursday from Delhi at 15:05 and arrives at Varanasi at 05:20, covering the entire distance in 14 hrs 5 mins.

JALIWALA B EXP (12380) departs every Sunday from Delhi at 20:15 and arrives at Varanasi at 06:10, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 55 mins.

DLI CPR EXPRESS (15116) departs every Sunday from Delhi at 14:00 and arrives at Varanasi at 09:33, covering the entire distance in 19 hrs 33 mins.

ANVT BUI SF EXP (22428) departs every Saturday from Delhi at 23:55 and arrives at Varanasi at 11:20, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 15 mins.

ANVT BBS SF EXP (22806) departs every Monday from Delhi at 08:00 and arrives at Varanasi at 18:58, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 58 mins.

BV DHAM HUMSAFR (22460) departs every Monday from Delhi at 12:45 and arrives at Varanasi at 22:02, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 17 mins.

ANVT HLZ SF EXP (12444) departs every Tuesday from Delhi at 20:20 and arrives at Varanasi at 06:10, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 50 mins.

GAYA GARIB RATH (22410) departs every Saturday from Delhi at 20:20 and arrives at Varanasi at 06:10, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 50 mins.

Daily Trains from Delhi to Varanasi

SHRAMJIVI EXP (12392) departs daily from Delhi at 13:10 and arrives at Varanasi at 02:45, covering the entire distance in 13 hrs 25 mins.

BSBS SF EXPRESS (12582) departs daily from Delhi at 22:50 and arrives at Varanasi at 10:00, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 10 mins.

SHIV GANGA EXP (12560) departs daily from Delhi at 20:05 and arrives at Varanasi at 06:10, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 5 mins.

SAMPOORAN K EXP (12394) departs daily from Delhi at 17:30 and arrives at Varanasi at 03:18, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 48 mins.

MAGADH EXPRESS (20802) departs daily from Delhi at 21:05 and arrives at Varanasi at 09:05, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 0 mins.

SEALDAH RAJDHNI (12314) departs daily from Delhi at 16:30 and arrives at Varanasi at 01:32, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 2 mins.

MAHABODHI EXP (12398) departs daily from Delhi at 12:50 and arrives at Varanasi at 23:20, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 30 mins.

MAHANANDA EXP (15484) departs daily from Delhi at 07:35 and arrives at Varanasi at 21:23, covering the entire distance in 13 hrs 48 mins.

BRAHMPUTRA MAIL (15657) departs daily from Delhi at 23:40 and arrives at Varanasi at 11:00, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 20 mins.

SEEMANCHAL EXP (12488) departs daily from Delhi at 08:10 and arrives at Varanasi at 19:50, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 40 mins.

NORTH EAST EXP (12506) departs daily from Delhi at 07:40 and arrives at Varanasi at 18:40, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 0 mins.

Delhi to Varanasi Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Delhi to Varanasi, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Delhi to Varanasi train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Delhi to Varanasi on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹495 to ₹3355. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹495.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Delhi to Varanasi for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
1A₹3130
2A₹1865
SL₹495
EC₹3355
CC₹1805
3A₹1155
3E₹1080

Delhi to Varanasi Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Delhi to Varanasi. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Delhi to Varanasi route. The total time taken by different trains running from Delhi to Varanasi can be different and passengers can choose the train based on their suitability. Boarding a train from Delhi is extremely comfortable with the presence of various stations.

About Varanasi

Varanasi, also known as Banaras or Kashi, is a city located in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and is considered a holy city in Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism.

The city is situated on the banks of the river Ganges and is known for its many ghats (steps leading down to the river) where pilgrims perform religious rituals and ceremonies. The city is also famous for its silk saris, Banarasi paan (betel leaf preparation), and street food.

Varanasi is home to several ancient temples and holy sites, including the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, which is one of the most famous and revered Hindu temples in India. The city is also known for its rich cultural heritage, with many traditional art forms such as classical music, dance, and weaving still practiced and celebrated.

Varanasi is a major center of education, with several prestigious universities and institutions located in and around the city. It is also a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world who come to experience the city's unique blend of spirituality, culture, and history.

Places to Visit in Varanasi

Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in the world and a popular tourist destination. Here are some of the best places to visit in Varanasi:

Kashi Vishwanath Temple

This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the holiest sites in India. It is 5.3 km from Varanasi.

Dashashwamedh Ghat

This is the main ghat in Varanasi and the most popular. The aarti performed here at sunset is a major tourist attraction.

Sarnath

This is the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. It is also home to some of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in India. It is an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists.

Manikarnika Ghat

This is among the most sacred ghats in Varanasi and the site of traditional Hindu funeral rites.

Ramnagar Fort

This fort was built in the 18th century by the king of Kashi, Maharaja Balwant Singh. It is now a museum and a popular tourist attraction.

Assi Ghat

This is the southernmost ghat in Varanasi and the site of the famous evening Ganga aarti.

Banaras Hindu University

This is one of the largest universities in India and a major centre for higher education. It is also home to many temples and museums.

Major Railway Stations

The average travel time between Delhi and Varanasi is around 12 hours. The route covers 16 major stations, as follows:

  • Ghaziabad: GZB
  • Pilkhuwa: PKW
  • Hapur: HPU
  • Amroha: AMRO
  • Moradabad: MB
  • Chandausi Jn: CH
  • Aonla: AO
  • Shahjahanpur: SPN
  • Hardoi: HRI
  • Alamnagar: AMG
  • Lucknow NR: LKO
  • Nihalgarh: NHH
  • Musafir Khana: MFKA
  • Sultanpur: SLN

Nearest Metro Stations to the Railway Stations

Here are the best means of transit for Delhi and Varanasi stations.

For Delhi

The New Delhi Metro Station is the nearest metro station to the New Delhi Railway Station. It is an underground station and has one exit. It is located on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro. The nearest bus stop is ISBT.

Chandni Chowk is the nearest Metro Station to the Old Delhi Railway Station. It is an underground station and has two exits.

For Varanasi

Metro service is not available in Varanasi yet. The most convenient and easy way to reach Varanasi Railway Station is to take a taxi. The fare for a taxi ride to Varanasi Railway Station from any part of the city is around Rs. 200–300, depending on the distance.

Another easy way to reach Varanasi Railway Station is to take an auto-rickshaw. The fare for an auto-rickshaw ride to the railway station is around Rs. 100–150. Auto-rickshaws are available throughout the city and are easily accessible.

You can also reach Varanasi Railway Station by bus. Buses are available from various parts of the city, and the fare varies according to the distance. Taking a bus is a cost-effective and convenient option for travellers.

FAQs

How many trains run from Delhi to Varanasi?
There are 48 trains that run from Delhi to Varanasi route. Some trains run on a daily basis. On the other hand, some trains run weekly and can be booked in advance. You can find the list of available trains when you enter the travel date while looking to book a train from Delhi to Varanasi.
How can I book a train from Delhi to Varanasi?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Delhi to Varanasi by entering the travel details like source, destination, and date of travel. From the list of available trains on the mentioned date, you can choose the most suitable one and check the seat availability. After this, you can continue to pay and wait to receive your train booking confirmation.
How many days in advance can I make a railway reservation?
Advance railway reservation generally opens 120 days before the date of journey. This excludes the date of the journey. So, you can start checking the seat availability during the period of 120 days and make a booking in advance.
What is the maximum number of passengers I can reserve the seats for in a single train ticket booking from Delhi to Varanasi?
A maximum of 6 seats can be booked in a single train ticket booking. Also, 2 children who are below 5 years of age are allowed with the ticket, but tickets will not be generated for them. Therefore, if you are booking a Tatkal ticket from Delhi to Varanasi, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Delhi to Varanasi?
When making a railway ticket booking, you do not require any special travel documents and only need to fill up the details required. However, during the train journey, you will need to carry valid ID proof such as Aadhar, Voter ID, Driving License, Pan Card, Passport etc..
How many railway stations are there in Delhi?
There are 19 stations in Delhi.
How many railway stations are there in Varanasi?
There are 5 stations in Varanasi.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Delhi to Varanasi?
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