There are 5 ways to get from Delhi to Kathmandu by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Kathmandu (KTM) DEL - KTM

$71 - $222

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Train, drive  •  27 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) to Raxaul Junction (RXL) Satyagrah Exp
  2. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$28 - $42

3 alternative options

Train, drive, bus  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Delhi (DLI) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  2. Drive from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Chitwan Sauraha
  3. Take the bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu

$35 - $52

Bus  •  37 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from New Delhi to Pokhara
  2. Take the bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu

$28 - $34

Drive  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Delhi to Kathmandu 690.9 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Delhi to Kathmandu. However, there are services departing from Fatehpuri and arriving at Kathmandu via New Delhi and Pokhara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 38 min.

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The distance between Delhi and Kathmandu is 800 km. The road distance is 1105.4 km.

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The best way to get from Delhi to Kathmandu without a car is to bus which takes 37 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Delhi to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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Delhi to Kathmandu bus services, operated by , depart from New Delhi station.

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The best way to get from Delhi to Kathmandu is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 37 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Delhi to Kathmandu bus services, operated by Hamrobus, arrive at Kathmandu station.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Delhi. It is currently 9:13 AM in Delhi and 9:28 AM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Delhi to Kathmandu is 1105 km. It takes approximately 14 h 55 min to drive from Delhi to Kathmandu.

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  • Distance: 499.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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

Air India Limited, Bhutan Airlines and four other airlines fly from Delhi to Kathmandu every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Delhi to Kathmandu via GTK Depot, New Delhi, and Pokhara in around 37 h 38 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
bus
Bus from New Delhi to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Hamrobus
Website
hamrobus.com
Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
hamrobus.com

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Bhutan Airlines, Druk Air, IndiGo Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Delhi 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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The best way to get from Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 21 min and costs .

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