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There are 4 ways to get from Kathmandu to Patna by car, train, bus or plane

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Drive, train  •  10h 24m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Patna Junction (PNBE) Karmbhoomi Express(Weekly

$18 - $33

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Bus, train  •  19h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Patna Junction (PNBE) Karmbhoomi Express(Weekly

$17 - $27

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Patna 211.4 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, train  •  11h 25m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Biratnagar (BIR) KTM - BIR
  2. Take the train from Jogbani (JBN) to Patliputra (PPTA)

$140 - $313

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Patna is to bus and train which costs $17 - $27 and takes 19h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Patna is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 20m.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Patna is 235 km. The road distance is 338.2 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 24m to get from Kathmandu to Patna, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Biratnagar Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Patna is 15m behind Kathmandu. It is currently 7:45 AM in Kathmandu and 7:30 AM in Patna.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Patna is 338 km. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Kathmandu to Patna.

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Yeti Airlines offers flights from Kathmandu Airport to Biratnagar Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Patna. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 7m and costs $1.

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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 24m

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

There is no direct connection from Kathmandu to Patna. However, you can take the drive to Raxaul Junction (RXL) then take the train to Patna Junction (PNBE). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kathmandu to Patna via Birgunj and Raxaul Junction (RXL) in around 19h 4m.

Airlines
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Biratnagar
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Train operators
Indian Railways
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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