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How to Reach Varanasi

Varanasi is well connected by train, road as well as by air. It has two major railway stations, Varanasi Junction and the Mughal Sarai Junction. The city has its own airport with daily flights to Mumbai and Delhi. Buses are also available.

How to reach Varanasi by flight

Varanasi has an international airport, and though not many international flights arrive directly in Varanasi, almost all domestic airlines operate regular flights to and from this city. Jet Airways, Air India, and Spice Jet operate the most frequent flights.

How to reach Varanasi by road

The road connections to Varanasi are well maintained and convenient, and most tourists who travel to Uttar Pradesh usually club two or three nearby cities and commute between them by road. The distance to nearby cities like Allahabad, Kanpur, and Gorakhpur is located within driving distance. National Highway 19 is the main connecting road.

How to reach Varanasi by train

Varanasi is a major railway station and almost all trains passing through northern India go to Varanasi. The Mughal Sarai Junction is another major station that is 18 kilometers away from the main city and has trains from cities all over India.

Local transport in Varanasi

Cycle rickshaws as well as auto rickshaws are available in Varanasi for travel in local areas. Mini-buses are also available within the city. Boats are used for tours of the River Ganga.

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