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

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  4h

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

฿5055 - ฿10077

Cheapest option

Fly to Don Muang  •  4h 33m

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

฿4025 - ฿8072

2 alternative options

Drive, bus, train  •  4 days 16h

  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 Chongqing West Station
  5. Take the train from Chongqing West Station to Kunming South
  6. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  7. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

฿10736 - ฿12795

Drive  •  47h 32m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Bangkok Sai Tai Mai Terminal 3201.7 km

฿9000 - ฿13000

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The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Bangkok is to fly which costs $120 - $260 and takes 4h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Bangkok is to fly which costs $150 - $320 and takes 4h.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Bangkok is 2209 km. The road distance is 3201.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Kathmandu to Bangkok, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 20m.

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Bangkok is 1h 15m ahead of Kathmandu. It is currently 9:21 PM in Kathmandu and 10:36 PM in Bangkok.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Bangkok is 3202 km. It takes approximately 47h 32m to drive from Kathmandu to Bangkok.

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Nepal Airlines, Thai Airways International, Druk Air and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 3705+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kathmandu to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 2208.7 km
  • Duration: 4h

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

Nepal Airlines, Thai Airways International and two other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Bangkok twice daily.

Airlines
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
฿4000 - ฿6500
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿10000
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi via Paro
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿16000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿8500 - ฿13000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4000 - ฿5500
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanchong North to Chongqing West Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿120 - ฿370
Schedules at
trip.com
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Hard Seat
฿120 - ฿170
Hard sleeper
฿310 - ฿370
Soft sleeper
฿480 - ฿600
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chongqing West Station to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿2300
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿1400 - ฿1800
1st Class Seat
฿2400 - ฿2900
Business Class Seat
฿4600 - ฿6000
Bus operators
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Zhangmu to Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
฿1162
Schedules at
checi.cn
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lasa West Suburb Coach Station to Nanchong
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿2448
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
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
฿2613
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Thai-Lao International Bus
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿765
Schedules at
baolau.com

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 7 min and costs $1.

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