Often hailed as the 'most spiritual' city, Varanasi emanates enough magic and awe to intrigue even the most seasoned traveler. So, visit this unique destination on the banks of the holy Ganges river and immerse yourself in its unparalleled cultural, religious, and mythical space. Located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi is easily accessible from all parts of the country. Here is some important information that would help you easily navigate to and reach this city, which may just take you a step closer to attaining Moksha!

  • Lat Long: 25.2807° N, 82.9557° E
  • Area: 1,550 km²
  • Elevation: 81 m
  • Population: 1.092 million (2001)

It is located around:

  • 320 km from the Lucknow.
  • 833 km from the New Delhi through NH 91 and 794 km through AH 1/NH 2.
  • 343 km from the Kanpur through SH 38 and 347 km through AH 1/NH 2.
  • 125 km from Allahabad through SH 87 and NH 2 and 122 km through NH 2.
  • 320 km from the Lucknow.
  • 70.1 km from Jaunpur through SH 87 and NH 56, 71.5 km through SH 73 and SH 36 and 62.9 km through NH 56
  • 55.5 km from Bhadohi through Vishwa Sundari Bypass Rd and 43.9 km through SH 87.
  • 573 km from Mirjapur thorugh SH 25, 562 km through SH 38 and 584 km through AH 1/NH2.

Varanasi is very well connected by Road, Rail, and Air.



Government Tourist Office

Regional Tourist Office/ Tourist Bungalow, Parade Kothi, Opposite Railway Station
Phone: (542) 2208413, 2206638