The nearest airport is Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport at Babatpur, 22 Km from Varanasi and 30 Km from Sarnath. Direct flights for Varanasi are available from Delhi, Agra, Khajurao, Kolkata, Mumbai, Lucknow, Bhuvaneshwar and Kathmandu (Nepal).
Varanasi Junction Cantt. and Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Nagar (one of the main railway stations of Varanasi) are the important rail junctions that link Varanasi with all major cities of India.
Varanasi is on NH 2 from Kolkata to Delhi, NH 7 to Kanya Kumari and NH 29 to Gorakhpur is well connected with the rest of the country by good motorable roads around. Some of the major road distances are: Agra around- 565 km, Prayagraj around- 128 km, Bhopal around – 791 km, Bodhgaya around – 240 km, Kanpur around – 330 km, Khajuraho around – 405 km, Lucknow around – 286 km, Patna around – 246 km, Sarnath around – 10 Km.