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There are 4 ways to get from Darbhanga to Kathmandu Airport (KTM) by car, plane or train

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Drive, fly  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Darbhanga to Janakpur
  2. Fly from Janakpur (JKR) to Kathmandu (KTM) JKR - KTM

$77 - $140

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Train, drive via Birgunj  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Darbhanga Jn to Raxaul Jn 05207 / ...
  2. Drive from Raxaul Jn to Kathmandu Airport (KTM)

$13 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, drive  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Darbhanga Jn to Adapur 05207 / ...
  2. Drive from Adapur to Kathmandu Airport (KTM)

$14 - $20

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from Darbhanga to Kathmandu Airport (KTM) 299.5 km

$25 - $40

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International entry into Nepal from India

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Conditions of entry into Nepal from India

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate can be released from Hotel Quarantine after returning a negative COVID-19 test result on day 1
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Nepal

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Considerations leaving from India

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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 Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is 9851255839.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kathmandu Airport (KTM) 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Darbhanga to Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is to train and drive via Birgunj which costs ₹900 - ₹1,400 and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Darbhanga to Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is to drive and fly which costs ₹5,500 - ₹11,000 and takes 1h 36m.

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The distance between Darbhanga and Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is 180 km. The road distance is 299.5 km.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Darbhanga to Kathmandu Airport (KTM), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Janakpur Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 25 min.

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Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is 15 min ahead of Darbhanga. It is currently 10:07 AM in Darbhanga and 10:22 AM in Kathmandu Airport (KTM).

Yes, the driving distance between Darbhanga to Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is 300 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from Darbhanga to Kathmandu Airport (KTM).

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Yeti Airlines and Buddha Air Ltd offer flights from Janakpur Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 554+ hotels available in Kathmandu Airport (KTM). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Darbhanga to Kathmandu Airport (KTM).
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  • Distance: 180.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 36m

What companies run services between Darbhanga, India and Kathmandu Airport (KTM), Nepal?

There is no direct connection from Darbhanga to Kathmandu Airport (KTM). However, you can take the drive to Janakpur airport then fly to Kathmandu. Alternatively, you can take the train to Adapur then take the drive to Kathmandu Airport (KTM).

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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 Adapur
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Darbhanga Jn to Raxaul Jn
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia

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