There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Mount Everest by plane, train, car or bus

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 to Bagdogra, travel  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Bagdogra (IXB) MAA - IXB
  2. Travel from Bagdogra to Mount Everest

Cheapest option

Fly to Lukla  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Lukla (LUA) MAA - LUA

$130 - $470

5 alternative options

Fly to Kathmandu, travel  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kathmandu (KTM) MAA - KTM
  2. Travel from Kathmandu to Mount Everest

Fly to Patna, travel  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Patna (PAT) MAA - PAT
  2. Travel from Patna to Mount Everest

Train, drive, bus, travel via Lasa North Suburb Coach Station  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Perambur (PER) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  2. Drive from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Yadong Xian
  3. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Zhangmu
  5. Travel from Zhangmu to Mount Everest

Train, drive, bus, travel  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Perambur (PER) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  2. Drive from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Yadong Xian
  3. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Zhangmu
  5. Travel from Zhangmu to Mount Everest

Bus, train, drive, travel  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Vijayawada
  2. Take the bus from Vijayawada to Bhubaneswar
  3. Take the train from Bhubaneswar (BBS) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  4. Drive from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Yadong Xian
  5. Take the bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  6. Take the bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Zhangmu
  7. Travel from Zhangmu to Mount Everest

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Mount Everest, China?

IndiGo Airlines, Druk Air and seven other airlines fly from Chennai to Mount Everest hourly.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Pune, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Madras to Kathmandu via Pune, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Madras to Patna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Madras to Patna via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Madras to Patna via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Madras to Patna via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Madras to Lukla via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
15 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Madras to Lukla via Bengaluru, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Madras to Lukla via Hyderabad, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Madras to Lukla via Mumbai, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Madras to Kathmandu via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Madras to Patna via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Patna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Madras to Kathmandu via Port Blair, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Madras to Patna via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Madras to Kathmandu via Muscat
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Train operators
Bus operators
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station to Zhangmu
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Yadong Xian to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vijayawada
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Vijayawada to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chennai and Mount Everest is 1794 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Mount Everest is to fly which costs ₹8,500 - ₹32,000 and takes 14 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Mount Everest is to fly which takes 14 h 15 min and costs ₹8,500 - ₹32,000.

It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to get from Chennai to Mount Everest, including transfers.