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There are 2 ways to get from Darbhanga to Biratnagar by train or car

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Train  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the train from Darbhanga Jn to Purnia Jn 15284
  2. Take the train from Purnia Jn to Jogbani 12488 / ...

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Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Darbhanga to Biratnagar 177.5 km
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International entry into Nepal from India

  • Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of India
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Nepal from India

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Nepal




Considerations leaving from India

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, but conditions apply when entering Nepal from India.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Biratnagar is 9851255839.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Biratnagar is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Biratnagar is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 9851255839.

No, but conditions apply when returning to India from Nepal.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2023
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Darbhanga to Biratnagar is to train which costs ₹340 - ₹1,800 and takes 10h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Darbhanga to Biratnagar is to drive which costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,700 and takes 2h 34m.

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The distance between Darbhanga and Biratnagar is 141 km. The road distance is 177.5 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 32m to get from Darbhanga to Biratnagar, including transfers.

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Biratnagar is 15 min ahead of Darbhanga. It is currently 6:13 AM in Darbhanga and 6:28 AM in Biratnagar.

Yes, the driving distance between Darbhanga to Biratnagar is 178 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Darbhanga to Biratnagar.

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There are two+ hotels available in Biratnagar. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Darbhanga to Biratnagar.
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  • Distance: 140.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 32m

What companies run services between Darbhanga, India and Biratnagar, Nepal?

You can take a train from Darbhanga to Biratnagar via Purnia Jn and Jogbani in around 10h 32m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

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Train from Darbhanga Jn to Purnia Jn
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $12
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Sleeper Class
$2 - $3
Third AC (3A)
$6 - $9
Second AC (2A)
$9 - $12
Train from Purnia Jn to Jogbani
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Book at
Sleeper Class
$1 - $2
Third AC (3A)
$4 - $6
Second AC (2A)
$6 - $8

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