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

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Fly to Pokhara, drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Pokhara (PKR) KTM - PKR
  2. Drive from Pokhara to Butwāl

$105 - $252

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Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Butwal

$6

3 alternative options

Fly to Bhairawa  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Bhairawa (BWA) KTM - BWA

$111 - $291

Fly to Bharatpur, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Bharatpur (BHR) KTM - BHR
  2. Take the bus from Naranghat to Butwal

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Butwāl 169.6 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Butwāl is to bus which costs $6 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Butwāl is to fly which costs $110 - $300 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gongabu Bus Park and arriving at Butwal. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Butwāl is 184 km. The road distance is 271.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Butwāl without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Kathmandu to Butwāl, including transfers.

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Kathmandu to Butwāl bus services, operated by Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd., depart from Gongabu Bus Park station.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Butwāl is to fly which takes 2 h 21 min and costs $110 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $6 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Pokhara Airport is the direct flight which takes 10 min.

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Kathmandu to Butwāl bus services, operated by Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd., arrive at Butwal station.

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Map of how to get from Kathmandu to Butwāl.
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  • Distance: 115.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

Nova Airline, Yeti Airlines and Buddha Air Ltd fly from Kathmandu to Butwāl every 3 hours. Alternatively, Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd. operates a bus from Kathmandu to Butwāl 5 times a day. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 6 h 9 min.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kathmandu to Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Flights from Kathmandu to Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
Simrik Airlines
Website
simrikairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Flights from Kathmandu to Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Bus operators
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Naranghat to Butwal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Butwal
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Butwāl is 271 km. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Kathmandu to Butwāl.

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Simrik Airlines, Buddha Air Ltd and Yeti Airlines offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Pokhara Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Butwāl. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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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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