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

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Train, drive  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the train from Darbhanga Jn to Purnia Jn
  2. Take the train from Purnia Jn to Jogbani
  3. Drive from Jogbani to Dharān

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Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Darbhanga to Dharān 193 km
India → Nepal
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International entry into Nepal from India

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of India
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Botswana, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe in the past 21 days

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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 compulsory quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from India
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to citizens of: Nepal

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Rules to follow in Nepal

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Mandatory

Mandatory

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 Dharān is 9851255839.

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

The social distance requirement in Dharān 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: 26 Jan 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 Dharān is to train and drive which costs ₹550 - ₹2,100 and takes 11h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Darbhanga to Dharān is to drive which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800 and takes 2h 50m.

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It is 156 km from Darbhanga to Dharān. It is approximately 193 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 11h 10m to get from Darbhanga to Dharān, including transfers.

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Dharān is 15 min ahead of Darbhanga. It is currently 3:20 PM in Darbhanga and 3:35 PM in Dharān.

Yes, the driving distance between Darbhanga to Dharān is 193 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Darbhanga to Dharān.

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There are one+ hotels available in Dharān. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 156.1 km
  • Duration: 11h 10m

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

There is no direct connection from Darbhanga to Dharān. However, you can take the train to Purnia Jn, take the train to Jogbani, then take the drive to Dharān. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Dharān.

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 Darbhanga Jn to Purnia Jn
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$2 - $4
Third AC (3A)
$7 - $10
Second AC (2A)
$10 - $13
Train from Purnia Jn to Jogbani
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$1 - $2
Third AC (3A)
$5 - $7
Second AC (2A)
$7 - $9

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