Varanasi to Ayodhya Trains

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Varanasi to Ayodhya Train Information

Distance
169 kms
Duration
03h 11m
Trains During Day
20
Trains At Night
12

Weekly Trains from Varanasi to Ayodhya

SADBHAVANA EXP (14017) departs every Friday from Varanasi at 11:45 and arrives at Ayodhya at 15:08, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 21 mins.

KYQ GIMB EXP (15668) departs every Thursday from Varanasi at 10:10 and arrives at Ayodhya at 13:23, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 13 mins.

GHY OKHA EXP (15636) departs every Tuesday from Varanasi at 10:10 and arrives at Ayodhya at 13:23, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 13 mins.

PNBE INDB EXP (19322) departs every Monday from Varanasi at 16:00 and arrives at Ayodhya at 19:05, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 5 mins.

KYQ BGKT EXP (15624) departs every Saturday from Varanasi at 19:10 and arrives at Ayodhya at 22:20, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 10 mins.

BSB ADI EXPRESS (19408) departs every Saturday from Varanasi at 15:35 and arrives at Ayodhya at 18:00, covering the entire distance in 2 hrs 25 mins.

HUMSAFAR EXPRESS (19670) departs every Friday from Varanasi at 05:05 and arrives at Ayodhya at 08:25, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 20 mins.

CPR DLI EXP (15115) departs every Saturday from Varanasi at 14:25 and arrives at Ayodhya at 19:05, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 40 mins.

GCT SVDK EXP (14611) departs every Friday from Varanasi at 09:08 and arrives at Ayodhya at 12:40, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 32 mins.

LTT AYODHYA EXP (22103) departs every Tuesday from Varanasi at 13:25 and arrives at Ayodhya at 17:30, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 5 mins.

Daily Trains from Varanasi to Ayodhya

BRK INTERCITY (14213) departs daily from Varanasi at 14:00 and arrives at Ayodhya at 18:15, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 50 mins.

CPR LJN EXPRESS (15053) departs daily from Varanasi at 23:50 and arrives at Ayodhya at 03:24, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 32 mins.

GANGASUTLEJ EXP (13307) departs daily from Varanasi at 05:30 and arrives at Ayodhya at 10:20, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 48 mins.

BEGUMPURA EXP (12237) departs daily from Varanasi at 12:40 and arrives at Ayodhya at 14:50, covering the entire distance in 2 hrs 10 mins.

BSB LKO SF EXP (20401) departs daily from Varanasi at 06:00 and arrives at Ayodhya at 08:04, covering the entire distance in 2 hrs 4 mins.

BCY LJN EXPRESS (15007) departs daily from Varanasi at 17:00 and arrives at Ayodhya at 01:48, covering the entire distance in 8 hrs 48 mins.

Online Train Ticket Booking from Varanasi to Ayodhya

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

There are 32 trains running from Varanasi to Ayodhya covering an approximate distance of 169 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Ayodhya from Varanasi by train. The first train from Varanasi to Ayodhya is EKATMATA EXPRESS (14261), departing at 00:05 from Varanasi Junction (BSB). HIMGIRI EXPRESS (12331) is the fastest among the Varanasi to Ayodhya Trains. It departs from Varanasi Junction (BSB) at 14:47 and arrives at Sultanpur Junction (SLN) at 16:45, covering the distance in just 1 hrs 58 mins. The last train from Varanasi to Ayodhya is CPR LJN EXPRESS (15053), departing at 23:50 from Varanasi Junction (BSB). You can get detailed information about Varanasi to Ayodhya train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail. 

Varanasi to Ayodhya Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Varanasi to Ayodhya, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Varanasi to Ayodhya train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Varanasi to Ayodhya on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹145 to ₹1255. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹145.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Varanasi to Ayodhya for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
CC₹335
2A₹710
3A₹505
SL₹145
1A₹1255
3E₹575

Varanasi to Ayodhya Train Timings

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

About Varanasi

Varanasi is among the holiest, not to mention the oldest, cities in India. Holding immense spiritual and cultural significance, it is on every tourist itinerary in India and internationally. The significance of Varanasi, previously known as Banaras or Kashi, lies in its aura of being the home to the Ganges River. You may visit Varanasi for its religious importance or to trek on the famous ghats, but something you will never forget is the abundance of temples. Added to the almost heaven-like atmosphere of the city are the daily religious rituals that take place.

The city is famous for its cultural heritage and ancient architecture as well as its silk-weaving tradition (the popular Banarasi silk sarees). Varanasi is a small city, but you can have some great times here as you take lazy river cruises in a city that has a history that is almost a thousand years old in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

About Ayodhya

Ayodhya, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is a historically and religiously relevant city. Firstly, it is the seat of the Ram Janmabhoomi, said to be the place of birth of the Hindu Lord Rama. There is a Ram Mandir set to be launched in Ayodhya that will undoubtedly be a major draw for pilgrims from all over the world. The historical and religious legacy of the city is long, dating back thousands of years, and is clearly mentioned in the epic Ramayana.

With the major significance of the city lying in the fact of its religious sites, there is great beauty to behold in this city. You can see everything from serene rivers to architectural wonders and feel the faith and religious fervour in the way festivals like Diwali are celebrated in the city.

Information About Ayodhya Railway Station

The Ayodhya Junction Railway Station is located in the city of Ayodhya in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The station has 3 platforms with 54 halting trains. The railway station falls within the Northern Zone. The station is owned by the Indian Railways. This is a light rail and commuter railway station with 5 tracks. Since 2019, the station has been under gradual infrastructure expansion with the addition of electrification and addition of double railway lines. The station has basic amenities, but the new expansion has facilities for large waiting areas, two food courts, and several ticket counters. There are also shops in place.

Another railway station also exists in Ayodhya, and this is also active for trains travelling through the Lucknow-Varanasi section. Officially called the Ayodhya Cantt Railway Station, this is a smaller station than the expansive Ayodhya Junction Railway Station.

Major Railway Stations between Varanasi to Ayodhya

Trains running from Varanasi to Ayodhya go through or make stops at Aunrihar Junction, Kerakat, Jaunpur Junction, and Shahganj Junction. Shahganj Junction is where various trains converge and may go to different places from Varanasi, including to Ayodhya. Trains halt for around 3-5 minutes and this largely depends on the route and the service.

Popular Places to Visit in Ayodhya

Ayodhya, a city in India that is synonymous with a deep sense of religion and culture, offers a host of popular places of interest. Here are some places to catch sight of in Ayodhya:

  • Ram Janmabhoomi Temple: Widely known as the place of birth of one of the most precious deities in Hinduism, Lord Rama, this temple is being constructed as a testament to the rich legacy of the city.
  • Kanak Bhavan: Akin to a palace, this is believed to be a gift from the Lord Rama to his wife, Sita. Some call it a temple, and whether you are a tourist or a pilgrim, it will take your breath away.
  • Treta Ke Thakur: This is a temple that is solely dedicated to Lord Rama and is said to be the spot where Lord Rama did the Ashwamedha Yagna.
  • Swarg Dwar: One of the most prominent tourist spots in Ayodhya, this is meant to be the exact spot from where the Lord Rama ascended into heaven.
  • Tulsi Smarak Bhavan: This is a must-see museum dedicated to the renowned poet Tulsidas, famous for his poem "Ramcharitmanas."
  • Nageshwarnath Temple: A temple where Lord Shiva is worshipped, this is a relevant place of pilgrimage.
  • Ram Katha Museum: An important museum where the life and teachings of Lord Rama are depicted through many artefacts and sculptures, this is a great place for history lovers.
  • Sarayu River: A holy river in which pilgrims cleanse themselves before they visit the temples. Boat rides are also offered here.
  • Ayodhya Research Institute: If you wish to see more history of the place, as well as some interesting archeology, you can visit this museum.
  • Holi Ghat: This is a popular place where visitors spend the Holi festival in Ayodhya.

Connectivity from Ayodhya

Ayodhya has two railway stations connecting with other cities in India, namely Varanasi, Lucknow, New Delhi, and others. The nearest airport is Lucknow, the Lucknow International Airport, but you can also connect to Gorakhpur, Varanasi, and Prayagraj Airports. Besides rail and air, Ayodhya is connected to other Indian cities by road with Uttar Pradesh Transport Corporation buses running regular services. From major airports and railway stations, it is also possible to hire taxis and cars that can take you to other cities from Ayodhya, via the Purvanchal Expressway. There is also work on to develop a six-lane highway and the already operational highway already connects Ayodhya to other major cities in Uttar Pradesh and beyond.

Nearby Airports

Ayodhya is a small city and does not have an airport of its own. The nearest airport is the Lucknow International Airport or the Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport which is around 130 Km away from Ayodhya.

Nearest Metro Station

Ayodhya does not have a metro station. The nearest metro station to Ayodhya would be at Lucknow, running from the Lucknow International Airport to Mushipulia with stops in between.

Bus from Varanasi to Ayodhya

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FAQs

How many trains run from Varanasi to Ayodhya?
There are 32 trains that run from Varanasi to Ayodhya 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 Varanasi to Ayodhya.
How can I book a train from Varanasi to Ayodhya?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Varanasi to Ayodhya 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 Varanasi to Ayodhya?
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 Varanasi to Ayodhya, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Varanasi to Ayodhya?
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 Varanasi?
There are 5 stations in Varanasi.
How many railway stations are there in Ayodhya?
There are 1 stations in Ayodhya.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Varanasi to Ayodhya?
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