$37 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Varanasi. This flight is from Gaya and is 90% cheaper than most flights to Varanasi. To find the cheapest price to Varanasi from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The cheapest day to depart from United States to Varanasi is on a Saturday. Travelers who choose to depart for Varanasi on a Saturday will often find tickets for as low as $984. When flying out on a Thursday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Varanasi for around $1,136.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Varanasi is at noon. Flights from United States to Varanasi during this time can be as low as $993. Flights in the morning are often more expensive with an average ticket price of $1,181.
Those flying to Varanasi could potentially find better pricing at Prayagraj Bamrauli Airport (78 mi from Varanasi city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
The cheapest airport near Varanasi is typically Prayagraj Bamrauli Airport with an average price of $360/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, India travel restrictions include travel to Varanasi. Entry restrictions
India has restricted entry to most foreign travelers until at least February 28. However, certain eligible foreign nationals are able to travel to India via Vande Bharat flights or third country flights. Until 28 February, travelers who are arriving from or have transited through the UK must be traveling on a direct flight from the UK to India. Certain categories of Indian nationals and residents may enter the country on repatriation flights arranged by Ministry of Civil Aviation. Nationals of Nepal and Bhutan may also enter the country. Other exceptions exist for air cargo flights that carry goods for trade or essential goods and supplies, and their crew members, helpers, cleaners, etc. Travelers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet are eligible to enter the country, as are their minor children and spouses, or students attending an Indian institution, if one of the parents is a national of India or OCI card holder. Travelers may transit through India from a neighboring country if traveling via India to their country of residence. The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has issued new guidelines permitting certain categories of foreign nationals to travel to India on business. However it will require them to first obtain a fresh business or employment visa. For information categories and process, visit the Indian Bureau of Immigration website. E-visas and tourist Visas are no longer valid.Entry requirements
Travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. All travelers must visit the New Delhi Airport website and submit a self-declaration form at least 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers who have been in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Brazil, France, Germany, Iraq, Kuwait, Netherlands, Oman, Qatar, Russian, South Africa, the UK, Ukraine or UAE in the past 14 days must submit to and pay for a confirmatory molecular test upon arrival.Quarantine requirements
Travelers arriving from Afghanistan, Bahrain, France, Germany, Iraq, Kuwait, Netherlands, Oman, Qatar, Russian, Ukraine or the UAE are subject to a COVID-19 molecular test upon arrival, at their own expense. Travelers arriving from Brazil, South Africa or the UK are subject to a COVID-19 molecular test upon arrival and another test on day 7, at their own expense. Travelers coming from or transiting through the UK, Brazil, and South Africa will have to quarantine at least 7 days even if they test negative upon arrival. Travelers who test negative for COVID but were seated in the same row as, three rows before, or three rows behind a traveler arriving from the UK, South Africa, or Brazil who tests positive for COVID upon arrival will also be placed in institutional quarantine for at least 7 days pending additional testing. Some states require quarantine for all individuals arriving from outside their borders with no exemptions. During the 14-day quarantine period, travelers are not permitted to use any form of public transportation or appear in any public location. They may be required to provide contact details and be asked to download the Arogya Setu app.Transiting rules
Travelers are not allowed to transit through Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata or Mumbai.If you are planning to travel to Varanasi at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.