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There are 4 ways to get from Janakpur to Kathmandu by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  32 min

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

$77 - $153

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Bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Janakpur to Kathmandu

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Train, drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Janakpur to Bijalpura, Nepal
  2. Drive from Bijalpura, Nepal to Kathmandu

$18 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Janakpur to Kathmandu 146.3 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Janakpur to Kathmandu is to bus which costs $5 - $8 and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Janakpur to Kathmandu is to fly which costs $75 - $160 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Janakpur and arriving at Kathmandu. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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The distance between Janakpur and Kathmandu is 124 km. The road distance is 234.1 km.

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The best way to get from Janakpur to Kathmandu without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 36 min and costs $5 - $8.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from Janakpur to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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Janakpur to Kathmandu bus services, operated by Bus Nepal, depart from Janakpur station.

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The best way to get from Janakpur to Kathmandu is to fly which takes 32 min and costs $75 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $8 and takes 11 h 36 min.

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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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Janakpur to Kathmandu bus services, operated by Bus Nepal, arrive at Kathmandu station.

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Map of how to get from Janakpur to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 77.3 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Janakpur, Nepal and Kathmandu, Nepal?

Buddha Air Ltd and Yeti Airlines fly from Janakpur to Kathmandu 3 times a day. Alternatively, Bus Nepal operates a bus from Janakpur to Kathmandu twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $190
Train operators
train
Train from Janakpur to Bijalpura, Nepal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Bus operators
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
busnepal.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Janakpur to Kathmandu is 234 km. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Janakpur to Kathmandu.

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

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