There are 8 ways to get from Chennai to Nepal by plane, car, train 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 Kathmandu  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kathmandu (KTM) MAA - KTM

$101 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Vijayawada
  2. Take the bus from Vijayawada to Bhubaneswar
  3. Take the bus from Bhubaneswar to Ranchi
  4. Take the bus from Ranchi to Motihari
  5. Drive from Motihari to Birgunj
  6. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$47 - $66

6 alternative options

Fly to Bagdogra, drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Bagdogra (IXB) MAA - IXB
  2. Drive from Bagdogra to Kerabari

$74 - $571

Fly to Gorakhpur, drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Gorakhpur (GOP) MAA - GOP
  2. Drive from Gorakhpur to Siddharthanagar

$169 - $664

Fly to Patna, train  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Patna (PAT) MAA - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Jaynagar (JYG)

$63 - $313

Train, drive  •  43 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Durgapur (DGR)
  2. Take the train from Durgapur (DGR) to Raxual Junction (RXL)
  3. Drive from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$52 - $78

Train, bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Chhapra (CPR)
  2. Take the train from Chhapra (CPR) to Raxual Junction (RXL)
  3. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$53 - $75

Drive  •  32 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Kathmandu 1383.2 miles

$220 - $330

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Nepal?

Air India Limited, Jet Airways and eight other airlines fly from Chennai to Kathmandu hourly.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
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 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 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
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
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 Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Gorakhpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madras to Gorakhpur via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Madras to Gorakhpur via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Madras to Gorakhpur via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Madras to Patna via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $490
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 Gorakhpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Madras to Gorakhpur via Pune, Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Madras to Patna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
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 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 Patna via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Madras to Gorakhpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madras to Gorakhpur via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Madras to Gorakhpur via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Jaynagar (JYG)
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Durgapur (DGR)
Ave. Duration
26 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Durgapur (DGR) to Raxual Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Chhapra (CPR)
Ave. Duration
42 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chhapra (CPR) to Raxual Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
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
Bus from Bhubaneswar to Ranchi
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ranchi to Motihari
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chennai and Nepal is 1716 km. The road distance is 2213 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Nepal is to bus and drive which costs ₹3,200 - ₹4,600 and takes 2 days 13 h.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Nepal is to fly which takes 7 h 47 min and costs ₹6,500 - ₹12,000.

It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from Chennai to Nepal, including transfers.