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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  10 h 1 min

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

$255 - $375

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 days 14 h

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

$130 - $149

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 days 2 h

  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

$228 - $229

Drive  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Drive from Beijing to Kathmandu 2998 miles

$430 - $650

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Kathmandu is to fly which takes 10 h 1 min and costs ¥1600 - ¥2500.

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The distance between Beijing and Kathmandu is 3154 km. The road distance is 4797 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 1 min to get from Beijing to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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

China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and eight 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 2 h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing to Kathmandu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Beijing to Kathmandu via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
12 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Beijing to Kathmandu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $2,600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing to Kathmandu via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Beijing to Kathmandu via Xi An
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing West to Lhasa
Ave. Duration
42 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$45 - $70
Hard Sleeper
$110 - $140
Soft Sleeper
$170 - $220
Bus operators
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Beijing to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lanzhou to Lasa West Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
qichezhan.net

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