There are 4 ways to get from Kathmandu to Janakpur by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly  •  32 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Janakpur (JKR) KTM - JKR

$76 - $161

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Bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Janakpur

$5 - $8

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Drive, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Bijalpura, Nepal
  2. Take the train from Bijalpura, Nepal to Janakpur

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Janakpur 146.1 miles

$19 - $29

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kathmandu and arriving at Janakpur. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Janakpur is 124 km. The road distance is 233.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Janakpur without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from Kathmandu to Janakpur, including transfers.

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Kathmandu to Janakpur bus services, operated by Bus Nepal, depart from Kathmandu station.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Janakpur is to fly which takes 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Janakpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 25 min.

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Kathmandu to Janakpur bus services, operated by Bus Nepal, arrive at Janakpur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Janakpur is 234 km. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Kathmandu to Janakpur.

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Yeti Airlines and Buddha Air Ltd offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Janakpur Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kathmandu to Janakpur.
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  • Distance: 77.3 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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

Yeti Airlines and Buddha Air Ltd fly from Kathmandu to Janakpur 3 times a day. Alternatively, Bus Nepal operates a bus from Kathmandu to Janakpur twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Janakpur
Ave. Duration
27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Janakpur
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $240
Train operators
train
Train from Bijalpura, Nepal to Janakpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Bus operators
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Janakpur
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
busnepal.com

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There are three+ hotels available in Janakpur. 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 .

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