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There are 5 ways to get from Katihar to Darbhanga by train, taxi or car

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Train via Mokama  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Katihar Jn to Barauni Jn 02423 / ...
  2. Take the train from Barauni Jn to Samastipur Jn 15707 / ...

₹287 - ₹318

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Train #2  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Katihar Jn to Darbhanga Jn 15283 / ...

₹170 - ₹200

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Katihar Jn to Samastipur Jn 05909 / ...

₹227 - ₹249

Taxi  •  3h 19m

  1. Take a taxi from Katihar to Darbhanga 222.4 km

₹3,300 - ₹4,100

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Katihar to Darbhanga 222.4 km

₹1,600 - ₹2,500

Katihar to Darbhanga by train

The train journey time between Katihar and Darbhanga is around 7h 9m and covers a distance of around 268 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 45m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Katihar to Darbhanga train service departs from Katihar Jn and arrives in Darbhanga Jn. Typically 46 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 9m
Fastest train time:
4h 45m
Train distance:
268 km
Trains per week:
46
Cheapest price:
₹287
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:35
Last train departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Katihar to Darbhanga train schedules

Katihar → Darbhanga
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Darbhanga is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Darbhanga is recommended.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katihar to Darbhanga is to train which costs ₹170 - ₹200 and takes 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Katihar to Darbhanga is to taxi which costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,100 and takes 3h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Katihar Jn and arriving at Darbhanga Jn. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Katihar and Darbhanga is 181 km. The road distance is 222.4 km.

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The best way to get from Katihar to Darbhanga without a car is to train via Mokama which takes 4h 41m and costs ₹280 - ₹320.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Katihar to Darbhanga, including transfers.

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Katihar to Darbhanga train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Katihar Jn station.

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Katihar to Darbhanga train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Samastipur Jn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katihar to Darbhanga is 222 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Katihar to Darbhanga.

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There are one+ hotels available in Darbhanga. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Katihar to Darbhanga.
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  • Distance: 180.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Katihar, India and Darbhanga, India?

You can take a train from Katihar to Darbhanga via Barauni Jn and Samastipur Jn in around 4h 41m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Katihar Jn to Barauni Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹150
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Barauni Jn to Samastipur Jn
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹80 - ₹90
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Katihar Jn to Samastipur Jn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹170
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Katihar Jn to Darbhanga Jn
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Katihar to Darbhanga
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹4,100

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