There are 6 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.

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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

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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

$17 - $23

4 alternative options

Fly to Dhangarhi, taxi  •  4 h 52 min

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

$71 - $346

Bus, drive, train  •  14 h 57 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 - $45

Drive, train  •  21 h 4 min

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

$25 - $38

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Lucknow 363.6 miles

$45 - $75

Questions & Answers

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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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Nepalganj Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Lucknow is 15 min behind Kathmandu. It is currently 1:47 PM in Kathmandu and 1:32 PM in Lucknow.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Lucknow is 582 km. It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to drive from Kathmandu to Lucknow.

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Yeti Airlines, Buddha Air Ltd and Nova Airline offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Nepalganj Airport.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Lucknow. Prices start at $17 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 Lucknow.
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  • Distance: 278.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

There is no direct connection from Kathmandu to Lucknow. However, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Nepalganj, then take the drive to Lucknow. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Dhangarhi, then take the taxi to Lucknow.

Airlines
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.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
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Nepalganj
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
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
$6
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
UPSRTC
Bus from Basti to Kaisarbagh
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Dhangarhi to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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