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There are 6 ways to get from Kathmandu to Bangkok by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi  •  9h 9m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KTM - BKK

฿7053 - ฿39074

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Drive to Darbhanga, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  15h 9m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Darbhanga
  2. Fly from Darbhanga (DBR) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) DBR - BKK

฿3294 - ฿5144

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Fly Kathmandu to Don Muang  •  11h 17m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Don Muang (DMK) KTM - DMK

฿8023 - ฿14069

Drive, bus, train  •  3 days 16h

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Zhangmu
  2. Take the bus from Zhangmu to Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal
  3. Take the train from Lhasa to Guangyuan
  4. Take the train from Guangyuan to Kunming
  5. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  6. Take the bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit

฿8932 - ฿11736

Drive, bus, train via Nanchong  •  3 days 19h

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Zhangmu
  2. Take the bus from Zhangmu to Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Lasa West Suburb Coach Station to Nanchong
  4. Take the train from Nanchong North to Kunming
  5. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  6. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

฿9597 - ฿10321

Drive  •  46h 36m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Bangkok Sai Tai Mai Terminal 3176.2 km

฿8000 - ฿13000

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Conditions of entry into Thailand from Nepal

  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Foreign nationals are required to obtain Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by the Thai embassy or consulate
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
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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 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bangkok is 1422.

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

The social distance requirement in Bangkok is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Nepal from Thailand.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Bangkok is to drive and fly which costs $110 - $180 and takes 15h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Bangkok is to fly which costs $230 - $1,300 and takes 9h 9m.

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It is 2209 km from Kathmandu to Bangkok. It is approximately 3176.2 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 9h 9m to get from Kathmandu to Bangkok, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kathmandu Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 55m and has one stopover.

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Bangkok is 1h 15m ahead of Kathmandu. It is currently 3:13 PM in Kathmandu and 4:28 PM in Bangkok.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Bangkok is 3176 km. It takes approximately 46h 36m to drive from Kathmandu to Bangkok.

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Vistara, Nepal Airlines, Oman Air and six other airlines offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 11913+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 6 min and costs $1.

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  • Distance: 2208.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 9m

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Bangkok, Thailand?

Air India Limited, Vistara and 11 other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Bangkok hourly.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4800 - ฿8000
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿5500
Flights from Darbhanga to Suvarnabhumi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿6500
Flights from Darbhanga to Suvarnabhumi via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2500 - ฿4000
Flights from Darbhanga to Suvarnabhumi via Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
฿4100 - ฿7000
Flights from Darbhanga to Suvarnabhumi via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿6500
Flights from Darbhanga to Suvarnabhumi via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4300 - ฿7500
Flights from Darbhanga to Suvarnabhumi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4100 - ฿7000
Flights from Darbhanga to Suvarnabhumi via Pune, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿4200 - ฿7500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿3800 - ฿14000
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4800 - ฿22000
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿22000
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang via Dhaka, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿3900 - ฿16000
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang via Delhi, Jaipur
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿4900 - ฿23000
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿15000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿15000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿6500 - ฿23000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
฿14000 - ฿55000
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
฿4600 - ฿20000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿7500 - ฿120000
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿28000
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿23000
Train operators
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lhasa to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
31h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿3000
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
฿1000 - ฿1600
Hard Sleeper
฿2500 - ฿3000
Soft Sleeper
฿3600 - ฿5000
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangyuan to Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿2100 - ฿2700
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿2100 - ฿2700
1st Class Seat
฿3600 - ฿4300
Business Class Seat
฿6500 - ฿8500
Train from Nanchong North to Kunming
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿2300
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿1800 - ฿2300
1st Class Seat
฿3100 - ฿3700
Business Class Seat
฿5500 - ฿7500
Bus operators
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Zhangmu to Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
฿1217
Schedules at
checi.cn
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿2736
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1400
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lasa West Suburb Coach Station to Nanchong
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿2564
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Thai-Lao International Bus
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿721
Schedules at
baolau.com

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