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Chennai to Varanasi | Air vs Road vs Railway | Price | Schedule | Time

Varanasi is considered to be the greatest Holy place and common destination for the metaphysical followers’ n tourists. It is also known as Banaras or Kashi and renowned for the holy river banks named Ganga and is full of history and culture about Hindu religion. Hindus believes that they can find salvation at this place and there are many places in Varanasi that shows the ritualistic aspects. This spiritual Capital of India has many peaceful places like Ganges, Kashi vishwanath temple, Manikarnika Ghat, Ramnagar fort, Dhamek Stupa, gyanvapi mosque, Chaukhandi stupa and many temples and banks of Ganga. This place carries spiritualistic authenticity which can work as self-possession for people. Here you can explore the ways to cover distance between Chennai and Varanasi.

How to Reach? There are many ways to reach Varanasi from Chennai. It is up to your choice if you want an expensive and comfortable way or an inexpensive and less comfortable means of transportation. There are some options available below to reach Varanasi, please choose the way that suits you.

  • By train:

Following is the list of all the trains running between Chennai to Varanasi Railway Station.

 

Train Name

Duration

Class

 Price(Rs.)

12390, Chennai Egmore SF Express

34h
40m

G

SL

3A

2A

385

675

1760

2575

142591, Rameswaram Varanasi Express

29h
50m

G

SL

3A

2A

370

645

1710

2530

12295, Sanghamitra SF Express

32h

35m

G

SL

3A

2A

387

680

1765

2590

223521, Yesvantpur-Danapur SF Express

42h

55m

G

SL

3A

2A

385

675

1760

2575

 

  • By road:

It is a common query for travelers looking for a car rental, cab hire or taxi service for figuring out how to go from Chennai to Varanasi by taxi.

Vehicle

Approx. Fare/Km (Rs)

Approx. Cost (Rs)

Tata Indica A/C

11

15356

Toyota Qualis

11

15356

Mahindra Scopio A/C

12

16752

Hyundai Santro A/C

12

16752

Toyota Qualis A/C

13

18148

Mahindra Xylo A/C

13

18148

Chevrolet Tavera A/C

13

18148

Mahindra Logan A/C

14

19544

Tata Indigo A/C

15

20940

Hyundai Accent A/C

16

22336

Tempo Traveler

16

22336

Tempo Traveller A/C

16

22336

Tata IndigoXL

17

23732

Ford Ikon A/C

17

23732

Ford Fiesta A/C

18

25128

Toyota Innova A/C

18

25128

Honda City A/C

21

29316

Mitsubishi Lancer A/C

21

29316

Honda Civic

25

34900

Chevrolet Optra

26

36296

Toyota Corolla

28

39088

 

  • By air:

You’ll get into your plane at Chennai International Airport, Meenambakkaam and it will land at Varanasi Airport, Babatpur. Economical to luxurious there are many choices available. It is advisable to book in advance so you won’t have to rush at last moments. 

Flight

Airline

Fare (as of now)

 

AI-440

AIRINDIA

Rs. 12,498

 

IX-473

AIRINDIA EXPRESS

Rs. 12,219

 

6E-284_118

INDIGO

Rs. 10262

 

9W-822

JET AIR

Rs. 12398

 

 

Flight price shown is indicative one-way fares, 
Rates keep on CHANGING hence it’s not totally FIXED prices that are displayed here

 

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