Sarnath being an important pilgrimage and tourism destination is well connected to the rest of Uttar Pradesh and India. The place is a hot tourism destination and has a well-maintained infrastructure.
The nearest airport from Sarnath is Varanasi. Varanasi Airport at
Babatpur is near about 30 kilometers from Sarnath. The airport is well
connected to other cities in India such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Agra,
Chennai and Bangalore through a range of flights operated by both
private as well as public carriers.
Sarnath itself has a railway station that is connected to Varanasi and
Gorakhpur by passenger trains. Nevertheless, Varanasi Cantonment railway
station that is near about 10 kilometers from Sarnath is a better option
when it comes to connectivity. Varanasi station is well connected to
other cities in Uttar Pradesh and India such as New Delhi, Mumbai,
Kolkata, Agra, Lucknow, Bangalore and Ahmedabad etc.
Sarnath is well connected to the rest of Uttar Pradesh by roadways. The
nearest mega terminus is at Varanasi that is 10 kilometers from the
downtown Sarnath. Varanasi in turn is well connected by bus to cities
like Lucknow, Bareilly, Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra and Mathura. Both Uttar
Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation as well as Private players
operates these buses.