Varanasi is easily accessible from all parts of the country. Very well connected by road, rail and air, the city offers convenient and comfortable travelling options to and from other cities of India. Several airlines operate the flights from Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport, Varanasi which is 22 km. from Varanasi and 30 km. from Sarnath. There is both Domestic and International flights available from Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport, Varanasi. For domestic flights several flights are available from Varanasi to Delhi, Agra, Khajuraho, Calcutta, Mumbai, Jaipur, Lucknow, Gaya, Chennai, Bengaluru, Ahmadabad, Hyderabad, Bhuvaneshwar, Guwahati etc. International Flights to Colombo, Bangkok, Kathmandu and Sharjah are available.

Varanasi is an important and major rail junction. The city is served by trains from all metros and major cities across the country. New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Gwalior, Meerut, Indore, Guwahati, Prayagraj, Lucknow, Dehradun the city has direct rail connections.

Varanasi, on (National Highway) NH2 from Calcutta to Delhi, NH7 to Kanya Kumari and NH29 to GoraKhpur is connected literally to the rest of the country by good motorable, all – weather roads. Some important road distances are: Agra 565 km., Prayagraj 128 km., Bhopal 791 km., Bodhgaya 240 km., Kanpur 330 km., Khajuraho 405 km., Lucknow 286 km., Patna 246 km., Sarnath 10 km., Lumbini (Nepal) 386 km., Kushi Nagar 250 km. (via Gorkhpur).