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Train from Agra to Varanasi

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by PriteshMakkar, Jul 12, 2015.

  1. PriteshMakkar

    PriteshMakkar New Member

    I need to get to Varanasi and am currently in Agra, what train can I get which would get me to Varanasi, preferably an overnight train. I would appreciate it if I can get a quick response as I would have to book the train tickets as well.

  2. Deven

    Deven Member

    There is a train which goes daily which is the Marudhar Express, and this is the most common train which is used by tourists. It takes around 10 hours and don't forget to book the ticket in advance.

  3. Wonderer

    Wonderer New Member

    There are several overnight trains running from Agra to Varanasi. Here are a few options to consider depending on your preference for travel time and budget:

    Fastest Train: If speed is a priority, the Lichchavi Express (Train number 14006) is the fastest option, taking approximately 9 hours [Image of Lichchavi Express Train]. It departs Agra Fort (AF) station at 21:00 PM and arrives at Varanasi Junction (BSB) station at 6:10 AM the next day.

    Most Comfortable Train: If you prefer a more comfortable journey, consider the Poorva Express (Train number 12382). It departs Agra Cantt. (AGC) station at 20:15 PM and arrives at Varanasi Junction (BSB) station at 5:05 AM the next day, taking around 8 hours and 50 minutes . This train is a Rajdhani Express class train, known for its better amenities and comfort compared to regular express trains.

    Here are some resources to help you book your train tickets online quickly:

    Official Indian Railways Website: This is the official website of Indian Railways for booking train tickets. You will need to register for an account if you don't have one already.

    MakeMyTrip: This is a popular online travel booking platform where you can book train tickets besides hotels and flights.

    Cleartrip: This another online travel platform similar to MakeMyTrip.

    Tips for booking train tickets quickly:

    * These websites allow booking train tickets up to 120 days in advance. So act fast, especially since you're traveling during a peak season (summer).

    * Keep your passenger details and ID proof ready to fill out the booking form quickly.

    * Have multiple payment options ready (credit card, debit card, internet banking) as sometimes one method might not work due to high traffic.

    By following these tips, you should be able to book your train tickets to Varanasi from Agra quickly and securely. Have a pleasant journey!