Non-stop flights to Varanasi (VNS)
Varanasi Airport is a medium sized airport in India. It is an international airport. In total there are 16 airports around the world that have direct flights to Varanasi, spread around 16 cities in 2 countries. Currently, there are 14 domestic flights to Varanasi.
Varanasi is mainly known for sightseeing & culture and activities.
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This month, there are 932 flights arriving at Varanasi Airport, which are 217 flights per week or 31 flights per day.
The most frequently departed flights to Varanasi are routes from New Delhi (DEL) in India and Mumbai (BOM), also in India. These two routes together are operated 403 times this month, and make up for 43% of all monthly arrivals at Varanasi Airport.
The longest flight to Varanasi VNS is departing from Dubai (Sharjah) (SHJ). This non-stop flight takes around 4 hours and 35 minutes and covers a distance of 1,058 miles (1,702 km).
List of all direct flights to Varanasi
Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Varanasi, ordered by popularity.
Top 200 flights with a stopover
This list contains the 200 most popular airports from which flights depart that require just one stopover to get to Varanasi.
Airlines flying to Varanasi
Currently, there are 7 airlines that fly to Varanasi. Most flights to Varanasi are operated by IndiGo Airlines, as they connect 12 airports to VNS. That’s around 3 times as much as Spicejet, the second biggest airline in terms of operated flight routes to Varanasi. Below you can find the list of airlines that operate all VNS flights:
Business class flights to Varanasi
There are 2 airports that have flights to Varanasi in Business Class. All airports that offer business class flights to VNS are listed below:
International flights to Varanasi
Flights from Nepal to Varanasi
Kathmandu is the only city in Nepal with direct flights to Varanasi. From Kathmandu, direct flights are offered by Buddha Air.
Flights from United Arab Emirates to Varanasi
In United Arab Emirates, the only airport that has a direct connection to Varanasi is Dubai (Sharjah). From Dubai (Sharjah), direct flights are offered by Air-India Express. This is a seasonal route that starts in December and ends in March.
Domestic flights to Varanasi
Flights from India to Varanasi
There are lots of domestic flights to Varanasi (VNS). 14 airports in India have direct flights to the airport.
From Ahmedabad, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines.
From Bengaluru, direct flights are offered by Air-India Express, Akasa Air and IndiGo Airlines.
From Bhubaneswar and Chennai, you can fly with IndiGo Airlines.
From Guwahati, direct flights are offered by Spicejet.
From Hyderabad, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Jaipur, direct flights are offered by Spicejet. This is a seasonal route that starts in December and ends in March.
From Khajuraho, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mopa, all direct flights to Varanasi are operated by IndiGo Airlines.
From Mumbai, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Varanasi, which are Air India (Star Alliance), Akasa Air, IndiGo Airlines and Vistara.
From New Delhi, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Varanasi, which are Air India (Star Alliance), IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Vistara.
From Pune, the only airline with direct flights is IndiGo Airlines.
Alternative airports near Varanasi
Flying to an alternative airport near Varanasi could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. For this reason, alternative airports near to Varanasi (VNS) are listed below. The closest alternative airports are Allahabad (IXD) and Gorakhpur (GOP).
Frequently asked questions - FAQ
How many airports are there in Varanasi?
There is 1 airport in Varanasi: Varanasi Airport (VNS).
What is the best airport to fly into Varanasi?
The most convenient airport to fly into Varanasi is Varanasi Airport (VNS).
How many airlines fly to Varanasi?
There are 7 airlines flying to Varanasi from 16 airports around the world, as of December 2023.
Which airlines fly to Varanasi?
IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Air India operate most flights to Varanasi. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.
Which alliances are flying to Varanasi?
Star Alliance is currently the only alliance flying to Varanasi.
How many nonstop flights are there to Varanasi?
There are roughly 932 flights arriving at Varanasi every month (or 217 flights each week), from a total of 16 airports worldwide.
What is the official name of Varanasi Airport?
The official name of Varanasi Airport is Varanasi Airport.
What is the airport code of Varanasi Airport?
The airport code of Varanasi Airport is VNS.
What are the most popular flights to Varanasi?
New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru are the 3 most popular routes to Varanasi. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Varanasi, please use our flight map.