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

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

Recommended option

Fly to Nepalganj, drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Nepalganj (KEP) KTM - KEP
  2. Drive from Nepalganj to Lucknow

$187 - $576

Cheapest option

Drive, train  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Lucknow (LKO) Sadbhawana Exp / ...

$26 - $40

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Fly to Lucknow  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Lucknow (LKO) KTM - LKO

$102 - $452

Fly to Dhangarhi, taxi  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Dhangarhi (DHI) KTM - DHI
  2. Take a taxi from Dhangarhi to Lucknow

$71 - $351

Bus, drive, train  •  14 h 5 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 Lucknow (LKO)

$26 - $47

Bus, drive  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Krishnanagar
  2. Drive from Krishnanagar to Basti
  3. Take the bus from Basti to Kaisarbagh

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Lucknow 363.6 miles

$45 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Lucknow is to drive and train which costs $26 - $45 and takes 20 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Lucknow is to fly and drive which costs $180 - $600 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Lucknow is 445 km. The road distance is 581.8 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Kathmandu to Lucknow, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Lucknow, India?

Air India Limited, Jet Airways and six other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Lucknow hourly.

Airlines
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Nepalganj
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Kathmandu to Dhangarhi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Nepalganj
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Kathmandu to Dhangarhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Kathmandu to Lucknow via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Nepalganj
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Kathmandu to Lucknow via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
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
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Krishnanagar
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
UPSRTC
Bus from Basti to Kaisarbagh
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Dhangarhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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