COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Nepal. Learn More.

There are 4 ways to get from Amritsar to Nepal by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Amritsar (ATQ) to Kathmandu (KTM) ATQ - KTM

$116 - $377

Cheapest option

Train, drive  •  26h 50m

  1. Take the train from Amritsar Jn to Jalandhar City
  2. Take the train from Jalandhar City to Raxaul Jn
  3. Drive from Raxaul Jn to Kathmandu

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Train, drive, bus  •  33h 44m

  1. Take the train from Amritsar Jn to Narkatiaganj Jn
  2. Drive from Narkatiaganj Jn to Chitwan Sauraha
  3. Take the bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu

$38 - $47

Drive  •  20h 25m

  1. Drive from Amritsar to Kathmandu 1369.2 km

$130 - $210

India → Nepal
Partially open

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International entry into Nepal from India

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of India
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Nepal from India

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate can be released from Hotel Quarantine after returning a negative COVID-19 test result on day 1
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Nepal

2m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from India

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Nepal from India.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nepal is 9851255839.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nepal is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nepal is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 9851255839.

No, but conditions apply when returning to India from Nepal.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amritsar to Nepal is to train and drive which costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,000 and takes 26h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Amritsar to Nepal is to fly which costs ₹8,000 - ₹28,000 and takes 4h 24m.

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The distance between Amritsar and Nepal is 970 km. The road distance is 1369.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Amritsar to Nepal, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Amritsar Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Nepal is 15 min ahead of Amritsar. It is currently 7:25 AM in Amritsar and 7:40 AM in Nepal.

Yes, the driving distance between Amritsar to Nepal is 1369 km. It takes approximately 20h 25m to drive from Amritsar to Nepal.

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IndiGo Airlines, Vistara and Air India Limited offer flights from Amritsar Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 443+ hotels available in Nepal. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amritsar to Amritsar Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs ₹380 - ₹460.

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  • Distance: 970.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Amritsar, India and Nepal?

Air India Limited, Vistara and three other airlines fly from Amritsar to Kathmandu every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Amritsar to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Amritsar to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Amritsar to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Amritsar Jn to Jalandhar City
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Jalandhar City to Raxaul Jn
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Amritsar Jn to Narkatiaganj Jn
Ave. Duration
24h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Greenline Tours Pvt. Ltd
Phone
(01) 4253885
Website
greenline.com.np
Bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
greenline.com.np

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