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Mumbai to Varanasi Train Information

1552 kms
26h 50m
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Online Train Ticket Booking from Mumbai to Varanasi

Looking to book Mumbai to Varanasi trains? Booking a train ticket from Mumbai to Varanasi is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Mumbai to Varanasi trains or find the train seat availability from Mumbai to Varanasi, redRail is one-stop for all the train enquiries. Mumbai 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 Mumbai 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 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 Mumbai to Varanasi train.

There are frequent trains between Mumbai and Varanasi. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Varanasi from Mumbai by train. You can also find Covid special trains on this route that ensure travel safety. On the other hand, if you are planning to travel during a popular festival, you will likely find a number of festival special trains from Mumbai to Varanasi. You can get detailed information about Mumbai to Varanasi train timetable, availability, train fare, train running status, and PNR on redRail.

Mumbai to Varanasi Train Timings

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

Mumbai to Varanasi Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Mumbai to Varanasi, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Mumbai to Varanasi train ticket price varies based on the date of journey, type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can choose from a third AC (3A) coach, a second AC (2A) coach as well as first AC (1A) coach to travel from Mumbai to Varanasi on a desired date as per the budget. redBus makes the Mumbai to Varanasi train ticket booking convenient and secure.

About Varanasi

One of the seven sacred cities for the Hindus, Varanasi is known as Kashi. Located on the banks of the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi is one of India's ancient cities. It is the center of Vedic knowledge and philosophy.

From ancient times, Varanasi was and still is known for religious devotion, pilgrimage, and culture. Many epic poets have contributed to literature from this city known for its Hindu devotion.

Varanasi is a beautiful city with ghats and steps on the river frontage for holy dipping. Numerous palaces and narrow streets line the old city. Hindus wish to visit the city at least once during their lifetime.

Varanasi is known for numerous industries, including silk weaving, locomotives, and heavy electricals. Carpets, rugs, and brass and copper utensils are some items that are very famous in Varanasi.

The city of Varanasi experiences a blazing hot summer. So it is best to visit Varanasi during the winter. November to February is the best time to visit Varanasi, owing to the pleasant climate.

Nearest Metro Stations

Commuting to and from the railway stations is critical for a hassle-free train journey. Metro railway lines aid in smooth and safe commuting options. The nearest metro stations to both cities are discussed to make your Mumbai to Varanasi train travel easier.

For Mumbai

Mumbai to Varanasi trains depart from Lokmanya Tilak Terminal Railway Station (LTT) or C Shivaji Mah T Railway Station (CSMT). The metro stations within a few km of the station are mentioned below:

  • Andheri Metro Station
  • Chakala (JB Nagar) Metro Station
  • Ghatkopar Metro Station
  • Marol Naka Metro Station
  • Eksar Metro station

No metro stations are within 10 km of the C Shivaji Railway Station. So, you can use the local train network, buses, or cabs to reach the station. Taking the public bus is the most inexpensive way to reach the railway stations.

For Varanasi

Varanasi is yet to receive its metro lines. The city does not have frequent city buses. But, you can hire a taxi, auto-rickshaw, and cycle-rickshaw to commute within the city. Cycle-rickshaws and three-wheelers are the most inexpensive transportation modes.

Major Railway Stations

The 30-hour Mumbai to Varanasi train crosses major railway stations. The stations are listed below.

  • Kalyan Junction (KYN)
  • Nashik Road Railway Station (NK)
  • Bhusaval Junction (BSL)
  • Khandwa Junction (KNW)
  • Itarsi Junction (ET)
  • Jabalpur Junction (JBP)
  • Kanti Junction (KTE)
  • Satna Railway Junction (STA)
  • Manikpur Junction (MKP)
  • Prayagraj Chheoki Junction (PCOI)
  • Varanasi Junction (BSB)
  • Banaras Railway Station (BSBS)

Please refer to Mumbai to Varanasi Train Timetable to know the arrival and departure timing. Refer to the halting time in each junction to buy refreshments from these junctions.

Places to Visit in Varanasi

There are numerous sites with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Apart from these historic sites, prominent places are listed below to make planning easier:

  1. Kashi Vishwanath Temple
    It is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga temples in India. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva has two pinnacles covered in gold.
  2. Jantar Mantar
    The observatory is located above the Ghats on River Ganges. It is home to a unique, functional, equatorial sundial that one person can record.
  3. Ramnagar Fort
    The architecturally beautiful Fort is located on the eastern banks of the river Ganga. The museums within the Fort display manuscripts, vintage cars, weaponry, jewelry-embellished chairs, and an astrological clock.
  4. Manikarnika Ghats
    The riverside embarkment is the primary religious site for death anniversary rituals. It is believed to be in existence since the 4th century.
  5. Dashashwamedh Ghats
    It is the oldest Ghat in Varanasi and is Mythologically believed to be built by Brahma. An "Agni pooja" is conducted by a group of priests on the ghats daily.
  6. Parshvanath Jain Temple
    The Jain temple dedicated to Parshvanath is a pilgrimage site for the Jains. The black color 75 cm-long statues of the deity is a marvelous creation.
  7. Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple
    Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, the founder of the Hindu University, built the temple. The temple is located on the site where Saint Tulsidas had a vision of Lord Hanuman.
  8. Alamgiri Mosque
    The 17th-century mosque was built by Aurangazeb on the ruins of a Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The beautiful facade of the mosque resembles the Taj Mahal.
  9. Shri Guru Ravidass Janam Asthan
    The Janam Asthan is the Religious headquarters of the followers of Guru Haridas.
  10. Sarnath
    At the confluence of rivers Ganga and Varuna, Sarnath is where Gauthama Buddha taught Dharma.


How many trains run from Mumbai to Varanasi?
There are 34 trains that run from Mumbai 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 Mumbai to Varanasi.
How can I book a train from Mumbai to Varanasi?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Mumbai 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 Mumbai 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 Mumbai to Varanasi, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Mumbai 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..