There are 6 ways to get from Katihar to Kathmandu by train, plane, car 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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Train to Biratnagar, fly to Kathmandu  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Jogbani (JBN)
  2. Fly from Biratnagar (BIR) to Kathmandu (KTM) BIR - KTM

$134 - $306

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Train, bus  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Raxaul Junction (RXL) Kyq - Svdk Exp
  2. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$18 - $28

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Train to Bhadrapur, fly to Kathmandu  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Galgalia (GAGA)
  2. Fly from Bhadrapur (BDP) to Kathmandu (KTM) BDP - KTM

$135 - $367

Train to Biratnagar, fly to Simara, drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Jogbani (JBN)
  2. Fly from Biratnagar (BIR) to Simara (SIF) BIR - SIF
  3. Drive from Simara to Kathmandu

$39 - $250

Train, drive  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Raxaul Junction (RXL) Kyq - Svdk Exp
  2. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$19 - $35

Drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Katihar to Kathmandu 304.9 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katihar to Kathmandu is to train and bus which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,100 and takes 19 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Katihar to Kathmandu is to train and fly which costs ₹9,500 - ₹23,000 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Katihar and Kathmandu is 328 km. The road distance is 487.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Katihar to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Biratnagar Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 25 min.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Katihar. It is currently 2:49 AM in Katihar and 3:04 AM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Katihar to Kathmandu is 488 km. It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to drive from Katihar to Kathmandu.

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Shree Airlines, Yeti Airlines and Buddha Air Ltd offer flights from Biratnagar Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 881+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Katihar to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 205.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

There is no direct connection from Katihar to Kathmandu. However, you can take the train to Jogbani (JBN), take the drive to Biratnagar airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the drive to Kathmandu. Alternatively, you can take the train to Galgalia (GAGA), take the drive to Bhadrapur airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the drive to Kathmandu.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Biratnagar to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Biratnagar to Simara via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Biratnagar to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Biratnagar to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Jogbani (JBN)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Galgalia (GAGA)
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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