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Best price ₹ 45.04
Journey duration 1 h 43 min
Connections per day 45
First departure 05:45
Last departure 05:16
Distance 72 km

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Lucknow to Kanpur?

The cheapest train tickets from Lucknow to Kanpur cost ₹ 45.04. On average, you can expect to spend around ₹ 539.29 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Lucknow to Kanpur.

Trains from Lucknow to Kanpur

How long does the journey from Lucknow to Kanpur take by train?

The journey between Lucknow and Kanpur runs for about 72 km and usually takes approximately 1 h 43 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 h 10 min. If you are trying to get from Lucknow to Kanpur as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Lucknow to Kanpur leave?

The first daily departure from Lucknow to Kanpur leaves at 05:45, while the last journey of the day sets out at 05:16. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Lucknow and Kanpur. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

What are the stations on the Lucknow to Kanpur route?

In Lucknow, departure stations include Lucknow Ne(LJN), Lucknow(LKO), Lucknow City(LC), Aishbagh(ASH) and Gomtinagar F(GTNR). When you arrive in Kanpur, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Kanpur Anwarganj(CPA), Kanpur Bridge Rb(CPB), Kanpur Central(CNB), Bhimsen(BZM), Govindpuri(GOY) and Pankidham(PNKD). Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many daily journeys are there from Lucknow to Kanpur?

The exact number of journeys from Lucknow to Kanpur can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 45 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including IndianRail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 80 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Lucknow to Kanpur. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Lucknow to Kanpur varies, but in general, you can expect to find 45 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.