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There are 4 ways to get from Darbhanga to Butwāl by train, car, bus or plane

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Train, drive, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Laheria Sarai to Raxaul Jn
  2. Drive from Raxaul Jn to Naranghat
  3. Take the bus from Naranghat to Butwal

Cheapest option

Train  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the train from Darbhanga Jn to Gorakhpur 12565 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gorakhpur to Nautanwa 05469 / ...

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Drive from Darbhanga to Butwāl 356.4 km

Drive, fly  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Darbhanga to Janakpur
  2. Fly from Janakpur (JKR) to Bhairawa (BWA) JKR - BWA
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International entry into Nepal from India

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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Nepal from India

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

Rules to follow in Nepal

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Considerations leaving from India

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

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Nepal from India is currently restricted.

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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 Butwāl is 9851255839.

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

The social distance requirement in Butwāl is 2 metres.

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

Yes, entry into India from Nepal is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Darbhanga to Butwāl is to train which costs ₹500 - ₹2,300 and takes 11h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from Darbhanga to Butwāl is to drive and fly which takes 3h 38m and costs ₹3,300 - ₹12,000.

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The distance between Darbhanga and Butwāl is 298 km. The road distance is 356.4 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Darbhanga to Butwāl, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Janakpur Airport to Bhairawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h and has one stopover.

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Butwāl is 15 min ahead of Darbhanga. It is currently 1:43 PM in Darbhanga and 1:58 PM in Butwāl.

Yes, the driving distance between Darbhanga to Butwāl is 356 km. It takes approximately 5h 18m to drive from Darbhanga to Butwāl.

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Simrik Airlines and Buddha Air Ltd offer flights from Janakpur Airport to Bhairawa Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Butwāl. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Darbhanga to Butwāl.
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  • Distance: 297.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 10m

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

You can take a train from Darbhanga to Butwāl via Gorakhpur and Nautanwa in around 11h 34m.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Janakpur to Bhairawa via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Janakpur to Bhairawa via Kathmandu, Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Simrik Airlines
Website
simrikairlines.com
Flights from Janakpur to Bhairawa via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$9 - $190
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.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Laheria Sarai to Raxaul Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$1 - $3
Third AC (3A)
$5 - $8
Second AC (2A)
$8 - $10
Train from Darbhanga Jn to Gorakhpur
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$2 - $4
Third AC (3A)
$8 - $11
Second AC (2A)
$11 - $15
Train from Gorakhpur to Nautanwa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$1 - $2
Third AC (3A)
$5 - $7
Second AC (2A)
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Naranghat to Butwal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com

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