How to Reach
Varanasi is connected by air with major cities like
Delhi, Agra, Khajuraho, Calcutta, Mumbai, Lucknow and
Bhubaneshwar. The Babatpur airport at a distance of 22
kms from the city is linked by a shuttle bus service
that takes passengers upto the Cantonment.
Alternatively, you can hire a taxi to take you into the
The main railway station is the junction station
near the cantonment area. It is about 3 kms from the old
city centre and can be accessed on autorickshaws and
cycle rickshaws. The other major rail station is at
Mughalsarai, 16 kms from Varanasi. Some of the major
trains connecting to Calcutta, Guwahati and other places
stop at Mughal Sarai. It is easy to find transportation
from here to reach Varanasi. There are buses and taxis
that ply to Varanasi.
Most buses terminate a short distance from the
junction station, and some at the cantonment bus
station. Buses connect to Gorakhpur, Gaya, Allahabad,
Lucknow, Delhi, Khajuraho and places in Nepal.