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

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 Pantnagar  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Pantnagar (PGH) KTM - PGH

$210 - $763

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Bus, train  •  34 h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
  3. Take the train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Haldwani (HDW)

$29 - $50

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Fly to Dhangarhi, taxi  •  6 h 3 min

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

$81 - $361

Drive, train, taxi  •  22 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Rampur (RMU)
  3. Take a taxi from Rampur (RMU) to Naini Tāl

$43 - $62

Bus, drive, taxi  •  21 h 53 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
  4. Take the bus from Kaisarbagh to Rampur
  5. Take a taxi from Rampur to Naini Tāl

$37 - $53

Bus, drive, train, taxi  •  23 h 52 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 Rampur (RMU)
  4. Take a taxi from Rampur (RMU) to Naini Tāl

$49 - $71

Drive  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Naini Tāl 526.8 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kathmandu and Naini Tāl is 601 km. The road distance is 842.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Kathmandu to Naini Tāl, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kathmandu Airport to Pantnagar Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Naini Tāl is 15 min behind Kathmandu. It is currently 5:22 PM in Kathmandu and 5:07 PM in Naini Tāl.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Naini Tāl is 843 km. It takes approximately 12 h 55 min to drive from Kathmandu to Naini Tāl.

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Air India Limited, Bhutan Airlines, Jet Airways and Helitrans offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Pantnagar Airport.

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There are 505+ hotels available in Naini Tāl. Prices start at $21 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 Naini Tāl.
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  • Distance: 375.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Naini Tāl, India?

Air India Limited, Helitrans and two other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Naini Tāl twice daily.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Pantnagar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kathmandu to Pantnagar via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
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 Dhangarhi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Rampur (RMU)
Ave. Duration
18 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Rampur (RMU)
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Haldwani (HDW)
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
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 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
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Rampur
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
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
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Other operators
Taxi from Dhangarhi to Naini Tāl
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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