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

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Fly to Biratnagar  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Biratnagar (BIR) KTM - BIR

$134 - $296

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Bus, train, drive  •  26 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Khagaria Junction (KGG)
  3. Take the train from Khagaria Junction (KGG) to Jogbani (JBN)
  4. Drive from Jogbani (JBN) to Dharān

$24 - $48

3 alternative options

Fly to Rajbiraj, drive  •  2 h

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Rajbiraj (RJB) KTM - RJB
  2. Drive from Rajbiraj to Dharān

$34 - $262

Fly to Tumlingtar, drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Tumlingtar (TMI) KTM - TMI
  2. Drive from Tumlingtar to Dharān

$131 - $277

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Dharān 245.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Dharān is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Dharān is to fly which costs $130 - $300 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Dharān is 217 km. The road distance is 393.2 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Kathmandu to Dharān, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Biratnagar Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Dharān is 393 km. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Kathmandu to Dharān.

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Yeti Airlines and Nova Airline offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Biratnagar Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Dharān. 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 7 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Kathmandu to Dharān.
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  • Distance: 135.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

Nova Airline and Yeti Airlines fly from Kathmandu to Dharān every 4 hours.

Airlines
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Biratnagar
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Flights from Kathmandu to Rajbiraj
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Biratnagar
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Khagaria Junction (KGG)
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Khagaria Junction (KGG) to Jogbani (JBN)
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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