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City CodeVNS
Popular Airlines
  • Air India
  • Thai Airways International
  • SpiceJet
Flight Time17~21 hours

The flight time to Varanasi is approximately 17~21 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Varanasi.

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Varanasi is an Indian city located on the banks of the Ganges River, and is believed to be the oldest city in the world. Religion-wise, Varanasi is one of the holiest in the seven cities of the Hindu belief, including Buddhism and Jainism. Benares, Baranasi, Kashi, or Kasi are the other names associated with Varanasi.

Voice of Travelers to Varanasi

Excited to Visit Varanasi

From the time I bought my ticket from India Air, I can't wait to board and visit Varanasi. I have heard many interesting stories about this place, and I am so excited to visit it. My ticket is just one-way, as I am not yet sure when I will be coming back and I would like to be sure. So I am waiting for another two weeks to use my ticket. I am scouring in the internet on various descriptions of Varanasi.

Varanasi is My Favorite Destination

I have been in Varanasi for so many times, and each time I book a ticket to go back to this lovely place, my excitement never wavered. I always book Lufthansa, and I am always satisfied with their service. I am always sure that I get what I paid for. The last time I went to Varanasi was just two month's ago, and now I am purchasing another online ticket to return to that place. I am always fascinated by the customs and traditions of this country, especially their religious practices. Most profound realization I made was that people believe that death in Varanasi will bring salvation to his soul.

Each Time is Like Visiting Varanasi the First Time

My fascination with Varanasi is never ending. I have travelled in and out of Varanasi and I always find something new to look forward to. Each time I book a ticket to Varanasi, I feel like going there first time. No costly amount of air ticket would stop me from going there. The rituals and traditions which are evident in every part of Varanasi are always a sight to behold, not to mention the world-class muslin silk and fabrics, ivory and perfumes. I really love Varanasi.

Varanasi Travel FAQs

Q. How do I book for a ticket on my trip to Varanasi?

A. There are many ways to secure a ticket to Varanasi. You can purchase online through various travel agencies. You can also purchase a ticket directly from airline companies. Varanasi is a popular tourist destination, so it is advised that part of your plan is to secure a ticket as early as possible to avoid delays or other inconveniences.Make sure you do not misplace your plane ticket. Your trip to Varanasi should be enjoyable and a lost ticket should not be one of your worries.

Q. Is the plane ticket to Varanasi expensive?

A. It usually depends on the airline you wish to travel in, and where you bought your ticket. Usually, travel agencies have packages, ticket included, with full-packed activities. If you are not yet familiar with the place, it is good to avail of the travel package since it includes itineraries for you to maximize your visit. But if you already know the place, you can always buy a ticket and go your own way. It's a lot cheaper, as you only pay for your ticket.

Q. How safe is Varanasi?

A. Since Varanasi is well visited by tourists, there are some people who take advantage of it. However, crimes are kept at a minimum since there are police all around the place. As tourists, we should always be careful, but in general, there are low incidents of crime and theft. Varanasi is considered a sacred place by Hindus and other religions as well, and people come to this place to experience peace and calm. Traditions and customs which are practiced in Varanasi show the deep belief of people.

Q. I have purchased a one-way ticket to Varanasi, can I easily find a ticket back?

A. But of course, there are numerous travel agencies that will take care of your return ticket. Varanasi offers services to its tourists, and plane tickets and tour packages are always available at different costs, depending on your itinerary. Ticket is available for the airline you wish to travel on.

Varanasi - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Varanasi Airport ・Bangkok International Airport ・Tribhuvan International etc.

Flight Routes to Varanasi

Varanasi is well-connected by air, train or bus. Airlines are regularly available and fly in and out of Varanasi at regular intervals. Because of the influx of local and foreign tourists, major airlines have their scheduled flights this side of the world.