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There are 4 ways to get from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park by bus or plane

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Bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Bus via Kathmandu  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha

$17

Fly to Bharatpur  •  1h 7m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Bharatpur (BHR) KTM - BHR

$65 - $81

Fly to Simara, travel  •  1h 16m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Simara (SIF) KTM - SIF
  2. Travel from Simara to Chitwan National Park

Kathmandu → Chitwan National Park
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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chitwan National Park is 9851255839.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chitwan National Park is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Chitwan National Park is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 9851255839.

Last updated: 3 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park is to bus which costs $5 - $7 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park is to fly which costs $65 - $85 and takes 1h 7m.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Chitwan National Park is 64 km.

The best way to get from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park without a car is to bus which takes 2h 27m and costs $5 - $7.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park is to bus which takes 2h 27m and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $65 - $85 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Bharatpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 20 min.

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

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There are 61+ hotels available in Chitwan National Park. Prices start at $100 USD 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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Map of how to get from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park.
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  • Distance: 63.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Chitwan National Park, Province 3, Nepal?

Bus Nepal operates a bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, Buddha Air Ltd, Yeti Airlines and Simrik Airlines fly from Kathmandu to Chitwan National Park every 2 hours.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Flights from Kathmandu to Simara
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Flights from Kathmandu to Simara
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Simrik Airlines
Website
simrikairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$8 - $320
Bus operators
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
Greenline Tours Pvt. Ltd
Phone
(01) 4253885
Website
greenline.com.np
Bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
greenline.com.np

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