How to Get From Pokhara Nepal to Varanasi

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Pokhara to Varanasi
Next destination Varanasi !!! Are you planning to visit Varanasi India ? And still you are confused how to go there. There are two major way as your choice depending on what advantages you are considering comfort, adventure, experience or fast.

1. By Bus & Train

Public bus is on of the cheapest way to take you to Nepal and India Border called ( Sunali ). Bus departure daily from Tourist Bus Station Pokhara at 06 : 30 , 07:30 and 08:00 am or you can take evening or overnight buses from Local Bus Station Pokhara. The approximate duration is 6-7 hours to go Sunali. After visa application take a Bus or Jeep to Gorakhpur trains station approximate 3 hours driving, and Gorakhpur to Varanasi by train. Trains leave early morning 5:30, 6:30, 22:30, and 23:05 travel time 5-6 hrs but pre-booking is advised several days in advance.

2. By Flight

Taking a flight down to Varanasi is definitely the most convenient way when it takes approximately 50 min ( unless the flight is delayed ). There are two airlines direct flight from Kathmandu to Varanasi , Buddha Air Tue/Thu/Sat/Sun ( flight time 15:00 ) and Air India Tue/Thu/Fri/Sun ( flight time 14:25 ) and of course you can take domestic flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. There are several domestic flight operating daily and direct to Kathmandu ( starting morning 8:30 to every half an hour till 16:30 ).

Note: It is advisable to book your ticket well in advance, especially during the high peak tourist season of Mar to May and Oct to Jan when most flights run full.