There are 3 ways to get from Darjeeling to Kathmandu by car, plane, taxi or train

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Drive, fly  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Darjeeling to Bhadrapur
  2. Fly from Bhadrapur (BDP) to Kathmandu (KTM) BDP - KTM

$139 - $362

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Taxi, train, drive  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  2. Take the train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$38 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Darjeeling to Kathmandu 338.4 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The distance between Darjeeling and Kathmandu is 300 km. The road distance is 541.4 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Darjeeling to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bhadrapur Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Darjeeling. It is currently 10:00 PM in Darjeeling and 10:15 PM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Darjeeling to Kathmandu is 541 km. It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to drive from Darjeeling to Kathmandu.

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Nova Airline, Buddha Air Ltd and Yeti Airlines offer flights from Bhadrapur Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 913+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Darjeeling to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 187.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

What companies run services between Darjeeling, India and Kathmandu, Nepal?

There is no direct connection from Darjeeling to Kathmandu. However, you can take the drive to Bhadrapur airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the drive to Kathmandu. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to New Jalpaiguri (NJP), take the train to Raxaul Junction (RXL), then take the drive to Kathmandu.

Airlines
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
Flights from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19

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