There are 3 ways to get from Kathmandu to Lumbini by plane, bus or car

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  •  45 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Bhairawa (BWA) KTM - BWA

$112 - $293

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Parasa

$7

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Lumbini 180.7 miles

$24 - $40

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

Shree Airlines, Yeti Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Lumbini every 3 hours. Alternatively, Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd. operates a bus from Kathmandu to Lumbini twice daily. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Simrik Airlines
Website
simrikairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Bus operators
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Parasa
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kathmandu and Lumbini is 203 km. The road distance is 289 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Lumbini is to bus which costs $7 and takes 7 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Lumbini is to fly which takes 45 min and costs $110 - $300.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gongabu Bus Park and arriving at Parasa. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 45 min to get from Kathmandu to Lumbini, including transfers.