DIRECT BUS KATHMANDU TO VARANASI (BANARAS): We have also started a direct bus service from Kathmadu to Banaras. Varanasi is a holy land of lord Shiva. Lots of Hindu devotees from Nepal travel to Banaras to worship Lord Vishwanath. It takes around 20-22 hours from Kathmandu to reach Varanasi. The bus to Varanasi or Banaras departs at 6:00 PM in the evening on every alternate days. The bus goes via Kathmandu, Narayanghat, Sunauli, Azamgarh all the way to Varanasi.“The start of regular bus service between Kathmandu and Varanasi is expected to enhance people to people contact and further strengthen ties between people of India and Nepal.The bus service is also likely to have a positive impact on the tourism industry as both Kathmandu and Varanasi are popular tourist destinations,” said a statement issued by the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu.The implementation of this bilateral agreement would facilitate seamless and hassle-free movement of people between India and Nepal, said the Indian Embassy statement.

Along with the launching the bus service, flagging-off ceremony of Kathmandu-Varanasi service coincided with the flag-off of the first Indo-Nepal Friendship Motor Rally which was conducted on the same day at the same function. 

Kathmandu - VARANASI / BANARAS - Delux TATA Suspension A/c Bus Service

Bus Sector
Kathmandu to Varanasi


06:00 PM


04:00 PM

22:00 Hours

43 Seater

NRs 2800.00

FAQ About Bus Service from Kathmandu to Banaras

1. Are there Group joining Bus to Banaras Available every where in Nepal ?
No, Bus services to Banaras is not available at all places. Bus Services are available at Swayambhu Nath.


2. What time does Bus to Varanasi or Banaras departs from Kathmandu ?
Bus from Kathmandu to Delhi departs at 6:00 PM.


3. Which way does Bus to Varanasi or Banaras travel by ?

Bus to Delhi travel via Munglin, Sunauli border, Gorakhpur, Azamgarh all the way to Varanasi.


4. Is there daily kathmandu to Varanasi Bus service ?
Super Delux TATA suspension A/c Bus goes on every alternate days to Banaras from Kathmandu.


6. Where does the Bus stops in Varanasi  ?
The Bus that departs at 09:00 AM and 12:00 PM stops at Can Dipo in Varanasi/Banaras.


7. Do we need VISA to Travel ?
Nepali citizen doesnot require VISA to travel to India but they need to carry valid identity card like citizenship card or passport as per availability. Foreigner who wants to travel to Varanasi by Bus via Kathmandu needs a valid passport with valid visa.