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There are 5 ways to get from New Delhi to Kathmandu by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Kathmandu (KTM) DEL - KTM

$71 - $222

Cheapest option

Train, drive  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) to Raxaul Junction (RXL) Satyagrah Exp
  2. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$29 - $43

3 alternative options

Train, drive, bus  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Delhi (DLI) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  2. Drive from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Chitwan Sauraha
  3. Take the bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu

$35 - $52

Bus  •  40 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New Delhi to Pokhara
  2. Take the bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu Pokhara

$50

Drive  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Kathmandu 691 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Kathmandu is to train and drive which costs ₹2,100 - ₹3,200 and takes 27 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Kathmandu is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹17,000 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between New Delhi and Kathmandu is 800 km. The road distance is 1105.6 km.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Kathmandu without a car is to bus which takes 40 h 10 min and costs ₹3,690 - ₹3,700.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from New Delhi to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Kathmandu is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs ₹5,000 - ₹17,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹3,690 - ₹3,700 and takes 40 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of New Delhi. It is currently 11:53 PM in New Delhi and 12:08 AM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between New Delhi to Kathmandu is 1106 km. It takes approximately 14 h 54 min to drive from New Delhi to Kathmandu.

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Bhutan Airlines, Druk Air, IndiGo Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 500.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and Kathmandu, Nepal?

Air India Limited, Bhutan Airlines and four other airlines fly from New Delhi to Kathmandu every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Delhi to Kathmandu via Adarsh Nagar, Adarsh Nagar, New Delhi, New Delhi, and Pokhara in around 40 h 10 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
bus
Bus from New Delhi to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Greenline Tours Pvt. Ltd
Phone
(01) 4253885
Website
greenline.com.np
Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
greenline.com.np

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There are 955+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 21 min and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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