By Train: Varanasi Junction railway is the city's largest train station. 240 trains pass through each day connecting to major stations throughout India.
By Road: National Highway 29 connects Varanasi to Gorakhpur via Ghazipur to the northeast, National Highway 56 connects Varanasi to Lucknow via Jaunpur and Sultanpur, to the northwest, National Highway 7, the longest National Highway in India, connects Varanasi to southern India.
HOW TO GET AROUND VARANASI
By Bus: There are lots of mini buses plying on the road of Varanasi for making local transport very easy and cheap.
By Cycle Rickshaw: Travelling through cycle rickshaws is really very interesting. Plush, the rickshawallas are excellent and colourful travel guides.
By Auto Rickshaw: There are lots of auto rickshaws available. It’s very compatible with the TripHobo itinerary planner.
By Boat: If you want to cross the holy Ganges, then you have to hire River streamer or small boats.