There are 7 ways to get from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu by train, car, bus or plane

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Train, drive  •  14 h 31 min

  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  •  23 h 12 min

  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

5 alternative options

Bus, train, drive  •  19 h 24 min

  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  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu 280.5 miles

$35 - $55

Train, train to Simara, fly  •  13 h 53 min

  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. Fly from Simara (SIF) to Kathmandu (KTM) SIF - KTM

$114 - $348

Train, train to Janakpur, fly  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Patna Junction (PNBE)
  2. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Jaynagar (JYG)
  3. Fly from Janakpur (JKR) to Kathmandu (KTM) JKR - KTM

$87 - $197

Train, train to Biratnagar, fly  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Begu Sarai (BGS)
  2. Take the train from Begu Sarai (BGS) to Jogbani (JBN)
  3. Fly from Biratnagar (BIR) to Kathmandu (KTM) BIR - KTM

$143 - $328

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu is to bus and train and drive which costs ₹1,500 - ₹3,100 and takes 19 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu is to drive which costs ₹2,700 - ₹4,000 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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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 14 h 31 min to get from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Simara Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Bodh Gaya. It is currently 3:57 AM in Bodh Gaya and 4:12 AM in Kathmandu.

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

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Buddha Air Ltd offers flights from Simara Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 881+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 209.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 31 min

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

There is no direct connection from Bodh Gaya to Kathmandu. However, you can take the taxi to Gaya Junction (GAYA), take the train to Patna Junction (PNBE), take the train to Raxaul Junction (RXL), then take the drive to Kathmandu. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Gaya airport, take the bus to Patna, take the taxi to Sonpur Junction (SEE), take the train to Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP), take the drive to Jaleshwor, then take the bus to Kathmandu.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Simara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Biratnagar to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $190
Flights from Biratnagar to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Biratnagar to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Patna Junction (PNBE)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Sonpur Junction (SEE) to Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Jaynagar (JYG)
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gaya Junction (GAYA) to Begu Sarai (BGS)
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Begu Sarai (BGS) to Jogbani (JBN)
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
BSTDC
Website
bstdc.bih.nic.in
Bus from Gaya airport to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
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
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
busnepal.com
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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