Kolkata to Varanasi Distance

Kolkata To Varanasi

(Varanasi To Kolkata)

Best way to travel from Kolkata to Varanasi

Total distance 682 km
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swastik73
  • swastik73
  • Beachbum
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 140 photos
  • 54 Reviews
swastik73
4/7
Posted 4 weeks ago Feb 4, 2015
Mode of Transport:Train
Average experience, no pantry. Toilets were clean and Housekeeping boys were active. The journey of around fourteen hours, so Benaras is overnight journey. The train usually runs late and food is a problem en route. If you are travelling from Howrah pack your food from their and have breakfast in the hotel, in between have snacks.
Train name (Train no): DOON EXPRESS (3009)
Tickets booked:
  • 60 days prior
This train has:
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 6.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Varanasi Junction
 4.00/7
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  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
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Priyanka Das
  • Priyanka Das
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 11 Reviews
Priyanka Das
4.5/7
Posted Sep 14, 2014 Sep 14, 2014
Mode of Transport:Train
The train's timing was perfect for my family. It was on time. We had booked AC 3 tier. The coach was clean. Bathrooms had water. The linen was clean. Although we were carrying our food, my husband ordered a non-veg meal, which was served to him in due time. The food was average, so itís better to pack your food from home, hotel or station. The train arrived on time in Varanasi.
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Train name (Train no): Vibhuti Express (12333)
Tickets booked:
  • 60 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 6.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Varanasi Junction
 4.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
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M Mukherjee
  • M Mukherjee
  • Flashpacker
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 5 Reviews
M Mukherjee
2.5/7
Posted Dec 31, 2013 Dec 31, 2013
Mode of Transport:Train
Reserved non AC sleeper compartments are occupied by many passengers (without any reservation) from early morning who sits everywhere and starts talking among themselves in loud voice. There is no control to check the inflow. The widows did not close properly thus cold breeze coming in throughout the night made the journey more uncomfortable.
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Train name (Train no): Vibhuti Express (12333)
Tickets booked:
  • Tatkal
Boarding Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 6.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Varanasi Junction
 3.50/7
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  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
Trip Includes:  Rahul Guest House | Varanasi
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tania
  • tania
  • Highlander
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 53 photos
  • 18 Reviews
tania
5.5/7
Posted Nov 18, 2013 Nov 18, 2013
Mode of Transport:Train
Vibhuti Express is by far the best train one can avail to reach Varanasi. We travelled in 3 AC. The train was on time (very surprised) as most of the trains in India run behind schedule. Its timings are suitable i.e. it departs Howrah at 8 pm and reaches Varanasi at 9.30 am. The journey was very comfortable.
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Train name (Train no): Vibhuti Express (12334)
Tickets booked:
  • 60 days prior
This train has:
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 6.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Varanasi Junction
 5.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Trip Includes:  Shiva Ganges View | Varanasi
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  • 4 votes

Anonya Basu
  • Anonya Basu
  • Highlander
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 17 Reviews
Anonya Basu
4/7
Posted Nov 9, 2013 Nov 9, 2013
Mode of Transport:Train
Train was on time but not at so clean as we normally expected from A/c two tier coaches, we asked to change the bed sheet and veg food was charged for 200/- but when we asked for the bill we found it was only 100/- per thali, though paratha was mentioned in the thali list it was not given but charged, on inquiry we were told paratha was over and bill can not be changed.
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Train name (Train no): KALKA MAIL (2312)
Tickets booked:
  • 30 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 5.00/7
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  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Mughal Sarai Junction
 4.50/7
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  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Trip Includes:  Ganesha Hotel | Varanasi
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  • 4 votes

Kolkata to Varanasi By Train (625 Km)

Kolkata ––› Howrah
By Taxi 6 Km
Howrah ––› Varanasi
By Train 620 Km
Kolkata to Howrah by cab (6 Km)
Vehicle Rs/Km Estimate (Rs)
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 15 90
Ford Endeavor 35 210
Ford Fiesta A/C 18 108
Ford Ikon A/C 18 108
Honda Accord 60 360
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Howrah to Varanasi by Train (620 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Kol... Var... M T W T F S S
13005 Amritsar Mail Kolkata Howrah Junction 19:10 09:12 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
13009 Doon Express Kolkata Howrah Junction 20:30 10:20 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
13049 Amritsar Exp Kolkata Howrah Junction 13:50 08:25 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
12327 Upasana Express Kolkata Howrah Junction 13:10 01:35 N Y N N Y N N
12331 Himgiri Express Kolkata Howrah Junction 23:55 14:37 N Y N N Y Y N
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Kolkata to Varanasi By Car/Taxi (625 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 6250
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 7500
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 7500
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 8125
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 14 8750
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Road/Route Map For Kolkata To Varanasi

Driving directions from Kolkata to Varanasi
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Hwh Jsm Exp (12371), Poorva Express (12381)
    • Last station:Varanasi
    • Total distance:625 km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:625 km
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:625 km
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:625 km
    • Nearest Airport:Varanasi
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