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There are 5 ways to get from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu by train, car, bus or plane

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

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Train, drive  •  14h 46m

  1. Take the train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Patna Junction (PNBE)
  2. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$23 - $51

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Train, bus  •  23h 27m

  1. Take the train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Patna Junction (PNBE)
  2. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$22 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus, train, drive  •  18h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Gaya airport to Patna
  2. Take the train from Sonpur Junction (SEE) to Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP)
  3. Drive from Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP) to Jaleshwor
  4. Take the bus from Jaleshwor to Kathmandu

$22 - $42

Drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Drive from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu 280.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Gaya (GAY) to Kathmandu (KTM) GAY - KTM

$193 - $653

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu is to bus and train and drive which costs ₹1,600 - ₹3,100 and takes 18h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu is to fly which costs ₹14,000 - ₹48,000 and takes 4h 8m.

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The distance between Bodh Gaya and Kathmandu is 336 km. The road distance is 448.8 km.

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It takes approximately 14h 46m to get from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gaya Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Kathmandu is 15m ahead of Bodh Gaya. It is currently 12:44 AM in Bodh Gaya and 12:59 AM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu is 449 km. It takes approximately 6h 55m to drive from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu.

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Nepal Airlines and Air India Limited offer flights from Gaya Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 959+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bodh Gaya to Gaya Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs ₹150 - ₹180.

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Map of how to get from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 209.8 miles
  • Duration: 14h 46m

What companies run services between Bodh Gaya, India and Kathmandu, Nepal?

Air India Limited and Nepal Airlines fly from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu 3 times a week.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Gaya to Kathmandu via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Gaya to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Patna Junction (PNBE)
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Sonpur Junction (SEE) to Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
BSTDC
Website
bstdc.bih.nic.in
Bus from Gaya airport to Patna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
bstdc.bih.nic.in
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Jaleshwor to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
busnepal.com
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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