Varanasi to Lucknow Trains

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Varanasi to Lucknow Train Information

Distance
304 kms
Duration
06h 26m
Trains During Day
25
Trains At Night
26

Weekly Trains from Varanasi to Lucknow

MLDT ANVT EXP (13429) departs every Friday from Varanasi at 23:55 and arrives at Lucknow at 06:15, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 10 mins.

HUMSAFAR EXPRESS (19670) departs every Friday from Varanasi at 05:05 and arrives at Lucknow at 12:10, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 55 mins.

SADBHAVANA EXP (14017) departs every Friday from Varanasi at 11:45 and arrives at Lucknow at 18:25, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 30 mins.

BSBS MMCT SPL (09184) departs every Friday from Varanasi at 14:30 and arrives at Lucknow at 21:25, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 45 mins.

LOT SVDK EXP SPL (04249) departs every Friday from Varanasi at 16:15 and arrives at Lucknow at 22:35, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 10 mins.

GCT SVDK EXP (14611) departs every Friday from Varanasi at 09:08 and arrives at Lucknow at 17:25, covering the entire distance in 8 hrs 7 mins.

MARUDHAR EXP (14865) departs every Thursday from Varanasi at 18:15 and arrives at Lucknow at 00:15, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 45 mins.

BSB ADI EXPRESS (19408) departs every Saturday from Varanasi at 15:35 and arrives at Lucknow at 21:15, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 30 mins.

KYQ GIMB EXP (15668) departs every Thursday from Varanasi at 10:10 and arrives at Lucknow at 17:10, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 50 mins.

KOAA NLDM EXP (12325) departs every Thursday from Varanasi at 20:40 and arrives at Lucknow at 02:40, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 50 mins.

PNBE INDB EXP (19322) departs every Monday from Varanasi at 16:00 and arrives at Lucknow at 22:45, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 35 mins.

EKATMATA EXPRES (14259) departs every Sunday from Varanasi at 23:50 and arrives at Lucknow at 05:30, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 40 mins.

HWH BKN SF EXP (12371) departs every Monday from Varanasi at 19:10 and arrives at Lucknow at 01:10, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 50 mins.

KYQ BGKT EXP (15624) departs every Saturday from Varanasi at 19:10 and arrives at Lucknow at 01:10, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 50 mins.

GHY OKHA EXP (15636) departs every Tuesday from Varanasi at 10:10 and arrives at Lucknow at 17:10, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 50 mins.

HUMSAFAR EXP (22317) departs every Tuesday from Varanasi at 00:30 and arrives at Lucknow at 06:15, covering the entire distance in 5 hrs 35 mins.

CPR DLI EXP (15115) departs every Saturday from Varanasi at 14:25 and arrives at Lucknow at 22:45, covering the entire distance in 8 hrs 10 mins.

Daily Trains from Varanasi to Lucknow

HWH ASR MAIL (13005) departs daily from Varanasi at 09:25 and arrives at Lucknow at 15:50, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 15 mins.

GANGASUTLEJ EXP (13307) departs daily from Varanasi at 05:30 and arrives at Lucknow at 15:35, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 55 mins.

BEGUMPURA EXP (12237) departs daily from Varanasi at 12:40 and arrives at Lucknow at 17:45, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 55 mins.

BSB LKO SF EXP (20401) departs daily from Varanasi at 06:00 and arrives at Lucknow at 10:10, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 10 mins.

CPR LJN EXPRESS (15053) departs daily from Varanasi at 23:50 and arrives at Lucknow at 08:45, covering the entire distance in 8 hrs 55 mins.

BCY LJN EXPRESS (15007) departs daily from Varanasi at 17:00 and arrives at Lucknow at 06:05, covering the entire distance in 13 hrs 5 mins.

KASHI V NATH EXP (15127) departs daily from Varanasi at 13:30 and arrives at Lucknow at 20:20, covering the entire distance in 6 hrs 40 mins.

BSBS DDN EXPRESS (15119) departs daily from Varanasi at 08:20 and arrives at Lucknow at 16:15, covering the entire distance in 7 hrs 45 mins.

Online Train Ticket Booking from Varanasi to Lucknow

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

There are 51 trains running from Varanasi to Lucknow covering an approximate distance of 304 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Lucknow from Varanasi by train. The first train from Varanasi to Lucknow is MLDT NDLS EXP (14003), departing at 00:05 from Varanasi Junction (BSB). RAJDHANI EXP (20503) is the fastest among the Varanasi to Lucknow Trains. It departs from Varanasi Junction (BSB) at 01:40 and arrives at Lucknow Charbagh N (LKO) at 05:50, covering the distance in just 4 hrs 0 mins. The last train from Varanasi to Lucknow is MLDT ANVT EXP (13429), departing at 23:55 from Varanasi Junction (BSB). You can get detailed information about Varanasi to Lucknow train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail. 

Varanasi to Lucknow Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Varanasi to Lucknow, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Varanasi to Lucknow train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Varanasi to Lucknow on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹130 to ₹1580. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹130.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Varanasi to Lucknow for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
2A₹1295
3A₹560
SL₹210
1A₹1580
3E₹765
CC₹480
2S₹130

Varanasi to Lucknow Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Varanasi to Lucknow. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Varanasi to Lucknow route. The total time taken by different trains running from Varanasi to Lucknow 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 a home to some of India’s most cherished and loved valours, and is the final resting place for many Indians. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Known by many names such as Kashi, Benaras, and Banaras, it is a spiritual and cultural centre in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Its ghats along the sacred Ganges River attracts pilgrims and tourists alike. The loudness and vibrance of the city makes many go ga-ga over it. A city with amazing colours may seem overpowering due to the variety of sights, sounds, and fragrances it offers. You are welcome to explore the labyrinth of spiritually infused passageways of this city.

About Lucknow

Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. It is located along the Gomti River. The city's story is that Lakshman Teela, supposed to have lived there when Lord Rama's brother returned from exile, gave the city one of its earliest names, Lakhanpur. Lucknow, the city of the Nawabs, is drenched in old and gorgeous architecture, steeped in fascinating history, and loaded with the aroma of Mughlai food, in contrast to the current period of skyscrapers. The city is known for its outstanding cuisine and is recognised as the cultural hub of North India. It has a long poetry and art history coming out of the city.

Major Railway Stations between Varanasi to Lucknow

When travelling from Varanasi to Lucknow by train, you will encounter several major railway stations along the way. Since both the cities are in Uttar Pradesh, you will only cross a limited number of stations. Your journey begins at Varanasi Junction, one of the busiest railway stations in Uttar Pradesh and a prominent transit point for travellers. Another major railway station is Sultanpur, which is often crossed through by trains on this route. Next, a major railway station that is on the route of every train route is Rae Bareli Junction. Your journey will come to an end in Lucknow Charbagh Railway Station. Due to the central location of the station it offers easy access to the city's attractions and cultural heritage. The stations on this list, however, will change depending on the railway route you take from Varanasi to Lucknow, which you can check on the redRail app by redBus.

Popular Places to Visit in Lucknow

Lucknow is known for its rich history, cultural heritage, and architectural marvels. Here are ten must-visit places in Lucknow:

  1. Bara Imambara: This Mughal architectural marvel is a work of art.n It is one of the largest arched buildings without any beam or pillar, supported only by a single 49-metre-long beam.
  2. Chota Imambara: This monument, also known as the Imambara of Hussainabad, is notable for its magnificent chandeliers, golden dome, and elaborate interiors.
  3. Rumi Darwaza: Famously known as the Turkish gate, this iconic gateway provides an insight into Lucknow as well as Awadhi architecture.
  4. British Residency: It served as the residence for the British Resident General and played an important role in the Revolt of 1857.
  5. Ambedkar Park: Also known as Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal, this park is dedicated to Babasaheb. It is the best place to window after a long day of touristing.
  6. Jama Masjid: This beautiful mosque was built by Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1423. Like all Jama Masjids in India, this one is also known for its intricate architecture and serene ambiance.
  7. Hazratganj: A popular hangout spot amongst the locals, this bustling shopping area offers a mix of old time markets and new world shopping complexes.
  8. Lucknow Zoo: It is one of the oldest and most well-maintained zoos in the country. Officially known as Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden), it is home to a vibrant array for flora and fauna.
  9. State Museum: The Lucknow Museum is the best place to know about the rich cultural heritage of Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh. It showcases a huge collection of artefacts, sculptures, paintings, and historical items, providing insights into
  10. Dilkusha Kothi: A historical site known for its architectural splendour, it was built in the 18th century and offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Do not miss out on the delicious local street food when touristing in the beautiful and vibrant city of Lucknow.

Best Time to Visit Lucknow

The best time to visit Lucknow is during the winter months, from October to March when the weather is pleasant and suitable for outdoor activities. Summerseason can be hot, and the monsoon season brings occasional heavy rainfall. However, those who love the rains, Lucknow can be quite a spectacle during the rains.

Connectivity from Lucknow

Lucknow is well-connected to various parts of India through its extensive railway network. The city is also located at the crossroads of National Highways 24, 25, and 28. You can easily travel east, west, and south via roadways. It has excellent connections to important cities such as Agra, Allahabad, Calcutta, Delhi, and Kanpur. Lucknow is also connected via airways through Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport.

Nearby Airports

If you prefer to fly, Lucknow is also connected through airways via Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (LKO) located 13 kilometres from the city centre. The airport provides both domestic and international flights.

Nearby Major Stations

Apart from the Lucknow Charbagh Railway Station, which is the primary railway station in Lucknow, there are several other major railway stations such Lucknow Junction (LJN), Lucknow City Railway Station (LC), Gomti Nagar Railway Station (GTNR), Aishbagh Railway Station (ASH) and Daliganj Railway Station (DAL).

Bus from Varanasi to Lucknow

If your train ticket is not confirmed, need not worry. Alternatively, you can travel by bus from Varanasi to Lucknow through redBus bus booking app. Book now!

FAQs

How many trains run from Varanasi to Lucknow?
There are 51 trains that run from Varanasi to Lucknow 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 Lucknow.
How can I book a train from Varanasi to Lucknow?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Varanasi to Lucknow 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 Lucknow?
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 Lucknow, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Varanasi to Lucknow?
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 Lucknow?
There are 8 stations in Lucknow.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Varanasi to Lucknow?
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