There are 3 ways to get from Kathmandu to Birgunj by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  40 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Simara (SIF) KTM - SIF

$102 - $314

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj


1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Birgunj 85.9 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Birgunj is to bus which costs $10 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Birgunj is to fly which costs $100 - $320 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Birgunj is 88 km. The road distance is 137.5 km.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from Kathmandu to Birgunj, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kathmandu and arriving at Birgunj. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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

Buddha Air Ltd flies from Kathmandu to Birgunj 5 times a day. Alternatively, operates a bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj twice daily. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 10 h.

Buddha Air Ltd
Flights from Kathmandu to Simara
Ave. Duration
15 min
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Bus operators
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Twice daily
Estimated price

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