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There are 4 ways to get from Bangkok to Kathmandu by plane, night train, bus, train or car

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Kathmandu (KTM) BKK - KTM

$172 - $403

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Fly from Don Muang  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Kathmandu (KTM) DMK - KTM

$101 - $193

2 alternative options

Night train, bus, train  •  4 days 11h

  1. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming to Chengdu
  4. Take the train from Chengdu to Lhasa
  5. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Kathmandu

$262 - $359

Drive  •  47h 16m

  1. Drive from Bangkok Sai Tai Mai Terminal to Kathmandu 1999.2 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Kathmandu is to fly which costs ฿3300 - ฿6500 and takes 6h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Kathmandu is to fly which costs ฿5500 - ฿14000 and takes 5h 58m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Kathmandu is 2209 km. The road distance is 3198.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Bangkok to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Kathmandu is 1h 15m behind Bangkok. It is currently 11:53 AM in Bangkok and 10:38 AM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Kathmandu is 3199 km. It takes approximately 47h 16m to drive from Bangkok to Kathmandu.

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Thai Airways International, Nepal Airlines and Air India Limited offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 1224+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26m and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 1380.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Kathmandu, Nepal?

Thai Airways International, Nepal Airlines and Air India Limited fly from Bangkok to Kathmandu twice daily.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,300
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Night train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$16 - $22
Hard sleeper
$33 - $39
Soft sleeper
$50 - $60
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chengdu to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
38h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$35 - $55
Hard Sleeper
$85 - $110
Soft Sleeper
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn

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