Sarnath is a popular tourist destination and reaching here is fairly easy. You can reach Sarnath by rail, road and air. However, visiting Sarnath by air is the least time-consuming; taking a train ride is also amongst the convenient ways to reach.
The nearest airport to reach Sarnath is in Varanasi which is approximately 25 km from the city of Sarnath. Varanasi is a major airport which is well-connected to all other parts of India like Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Kolkata. You can book a taxi from the airport to reach Sarnath.
Sarnath has its own railway station, located close to Varanasi Railway Station. However, not many trains halt at Sarnath Railway Station, so it’s best advised to get down at Varanasi Junction. You can get a cab or taxi to reach the city of Sarnath.
Sarnath is well-connected by roads due to its close proximity to Varanasi. You can get a bus from Varanasi to reach Sarnath. National Highway 19 and NH 31 also pass close to Sarnath.