There are 2 ways to get from Kathmandu to Kala Patthar by plane

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Recommended option

Fly to Lukla, travel  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Lukla (LUA) KTM - LUA
  2. Travel from Lukla to Kala Patthar

1 alternative option

Fly to Tumlingtar, travel  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Tumlingtar (TMI) KTM - TMI
  2. Travel from Tumlingtar to Kala Patthar

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Kala Patthar, Nepal?

There is no direct connection from Kathmandu to Kala Patthar. However, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Lukla, then take the travel to Kala Patthar. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Tumlingtar, then take the travel to Kala Patthar.

Airlines
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Lukla
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kathmandu to Kala Patthar?

The distance between Kathmandu and Kala Patthar is 152 km.

How long does it take to get from Kathmandu to Kala Patthar?

It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Kathmandu to Kala Patthar, including transfers.