There are 5 ways to get from Kathmandu to Piro by car, train, bus, plane or taxi

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Drive, train  •  12h 44m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Jn
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Jn to Ara 07092

₹1,144 - ₹1,566

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Bus, train  •  21h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Jn to Ara 07092

₹1,028 - ₹1,085

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Drive  •  5h 58m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Piro 381.8 km

₹2,300 - ₹3,400

Fly to Simara, train  •  12h 5m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Simara (SIF) KTM - SIF
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Jn to Ara

₹7,470 - ₹22,605

Fly to Bhairawa, train, taxi  •  9h 43m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Bhairawa (BWA) KTM - BWA
  2. Take the train from Nautanwa to Gorakhpur
  3. Take the train from Gorakhpur to Chhapra
  4. Take a taxi from Chhapra to Piro

₹10,150 - ₹23,045

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Piro is to bus and train which costs $14 - $16 and takes 21h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Piro is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 58m.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Piro is 279 km. The road distance is 381.8 km.

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It takes approximately 12h 44m to get from Kathmandu to Piro, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Simara Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Piro is 15 min behind Kathmandu. It is currently 10:03 AM in Kathmandu and 9:48 AM in Piro.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Piro is 382 km. It takes approximately 5h 58m to drive from Kathmandu to Piro.

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Buddha Air Ltd offers flights from Kathmandu Airport to Simara Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Kathmandu to Piro.
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  • Distance: 278.8 km
  • Duration: 12h 44m

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

There is no direct connection from Kathmandu to Piro. However, you can take the drive to Raxaul Jn, take the train to Ara, then take the line 13249 train to Piro. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kathmandu to Piro via Birgunj, Raxaul Jn, and Ara in around 21h 24m.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Simara
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹30,000
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹41,000
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹18,000
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹18,000
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxaul Jn to Ara
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹240
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Train from Nautanwa to Gorakhpur
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹95 - ₹105
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Train from Gorakhpur to Chhapra
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹150
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irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹715
Other operators
Taxi from Chhapra to Piro
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹1,600

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