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

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Fly  •  10h 5m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Kathmandu (KTM) PEK - KTM

$255 - $375

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the train from Beijing West to Lhasa Z21
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Kathmandu

$121 - $139

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Beijing to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
  2. Take the bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Lanzhou
  3. Take the bus from Lanzhou to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Kathmandu

$213 - $215

Drive  •  2 days 11h

  1. Drive from Beijing to Kathmandu 2998 miles

$430 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Kathmandu is to train and bus which costs ¥800 - ¥1000 and takes 2 days 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Kathmandu is to fly which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 10h 5m.

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The distance between Beijing and Kathmandu is 3154 km. The road distance is 4796.9 km.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Kathmandu without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 14h and costs ¥800 - ¥1000.

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It takes approximately 10h 5m to get from Beijing to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Kathmandu is to fly which takes 10h 5m and costs ¥1700 - ¥2600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1480 - ¥1500 and takes 3 days 2h.

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There is no direct flight from Beijing Capital Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 35m and has one stopover.

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Kathmandu is 2h 15m behind Beijing. It is currently 11:59 PM in Beijing and 9:44 PM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Beijing to Kathmandu is 4797 km. It takes approximately 2 days 11h to drive from Beijing to Kathmandu.

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Tibet Airlines Corporation, Cathay Dragon, China Southern Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Beijing Capital Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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Map of how to get from Beijing to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 1971.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 5m

What companies run services between Beijing, China and Kathmandu, Nepal?

Air China, China Eastern Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Beijing to Kathmandu hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Beijing to Kathmandu via Yinchuan Nanmen Station, Lanzhou, Lanzhou, Lhasa, and Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station in around 3 days 2h.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Kathmandu via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $650
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Kathmandu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Kathmandu via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Kathmandu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $2,600
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Kathmandu via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing West to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
42h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
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Hard Seat
$45 - $65
Hard Sleeper
$100 - $130
Soft Sleeper
$150 - $200
Bus operators
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
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Beijing to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lanzhou to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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The best way to get from Beijing to Beijing Capital Airport is to subway which takes 30m and costs ¥25.

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