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

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, 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

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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

3 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Katihar to Kathmandu 304.9 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Biratnagar, fly  •  4 h 15 min

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

$134 - $306

Train to Bhadrapur, fly  •  5 h 40 min

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

$135 - $367

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 15 min.

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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 11 h 19 min 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 30 min.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Katihar. It is currently 8:03 PM in Katihar and 8:18 PM 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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Yeti Airlines and Nova Airline offer flights from Biratnagar Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 955+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $11 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: 11 h 19 min

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 Raxaul Junction (RXL) then take the drive to Kathmandu. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Katihar to Kathmandu via Raxaul Junction (RXL) and Birgunj in around 19 h 59 min.

Airlines
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
Flights from Biratnagar to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
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
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.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
Train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Jogbani (JBN)
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Galgalia (GAGA)
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
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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