There are 7 ways to get from Kathmandu to Dhaka by plane, car, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Dhaka (DAC) KTM - DAC

$97 - $312

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Bus, train via Jaynagar (JYG)  •  41 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Janakpur
  2. Take the train from Jaynagar (JYG) to Kolkata (KOAA)
  3. Take the train from Kolkata to Dhaka Cantonment

$41 - $54

5 alternative options

Drive, train  •  30 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Ghorasahan (GRH)
  2. Take the train from Ghorasahan (GRH) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
  3. Take the train from Kolkata to Dhaka Cantonment

$52 - $70

Bus, drive, train  •  32 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha
  2. Drive from Chitwan Sauraha to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  3. Take the train from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Kolkata (KOAA)
  4. Take the train from Kolkata to Dhaka Cantonment

$56 - $76

Bus, drive, train via Malda Town (MLDT)  •  31 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Jaleshwor
  2. Drive from Jaleshwor to Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP)
  3. Take the train from Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP) to Malda Town (MLDT)
  4. Drive from Malda Town (MLDT) to Nawabganj
  5. Take the bus from Nawabganj to Tangail
  6. Take the bus from Tangail Bypass to Dhaka

Bus, train  •  41 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
  3. Take the train from Kolkata to Dhaka Cantonment

$50 - $61

Drive  •  13 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Dhaka 581.4 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kathmandu and Dhaka is 676 km. The road distance is 930.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Dhaka without a car is to bus and train which takes 41 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Kathmandu to Dhaka, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Dhaka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Dhaka is 15 min ahead of Kathmandu. It is currently 12:18 PM in Kathmandu and 12:33 PM in Dhaka.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Dhaka is 930 km. It takes approximately 13 h 54 min to drive from Kathmandu to Dhaka.

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Regent Airways and Biman Bangladesh Airlines offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Dhaka Airport.

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There are 172+ hotels available in Dhaka. Prices start at $30 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 .

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Map of how to get from Kathmandu to Dhaka.
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  • Distance: 422.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Dhaka, Bangladesh?

Regent Airways and Biman Bangladesh Airlines fly from Kathmandu to Dhaka twice daily.

Airlines
Regent Airways
Website
flyregent.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dhaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dhaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ghorasahan (GRH) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
Ave. Duration
15 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
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Train from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Kolkata (KOAA)
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP) to Malda Town (MLDT)
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jaynagar (JYG) to Kolkata (KOAA)
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bangladesh Railway
Bus operators
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Jaleshwor
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
busnepal.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Janakpur
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
BusBD
Website
busbd.com
Bus from Nawabganj to Tangail
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busbd.com
Bus from Tangail Bypass to Dhaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busbd.com
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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