There are 7 ways to get from Kerala to Kathmandu by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly Kochi to Kathmandu  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Kathmandu (KTM) COK - KTM

$116 - $338

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Train, drive  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Asansol Junction (ASN)
  2. Take the train from Asansol Junction (ASN) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$59 - $85

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Fly Calicut to Kathmandu  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Kathmandu (KTM) CCJ - KTM

$252 - $614

Bus to Bengaluru, fly to Kathmandu  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Sulthan Bathery to Bangalore
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Kathmandu (KTM) BLR - KTM

$111 - $274

Fly Trivandrum to Patna, train, drive  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Patna (PAT) TRV - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Masnadih (MSDH)
  3. Drive from Masnadih (MSDH) to Kathmandu

$108 - $417

Train, drive, bus  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
  2. Take the train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  3. Drive from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Chitwan Sauraha
  4. Take the bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu

$68 - $102

Drive  •  41 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Kathmandu 1846.3 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kerala and Kathmandu is 2138 km. The road distance is 2954.1 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Kerala to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kochi Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Kerala. It is currently 9:55 PM in Kerala and 10:10 PM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Kerala to Kathmandu is 2954 km. It takes approximately 41 h 28 min to drive from Kerala to Kathmandu.

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Nepal Airlines, Air India Limited, Jet Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Kochi Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 913+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Calicut Airport is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kerala to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 1336.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

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

Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Ernākulam to Kathmandu hourly.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Kochi to Kathmandu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Bengaluru to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Trivandrum to Patna via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Trivandrum to Patna via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Trivandrum to Patna via Kochi, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Trivandrum to Patna via Hyderabad, Lucknow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Trivandrum to Patna via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kochi to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Bengaluru to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Trivandrum to Patna via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Kochi to Kathmandu via Muscat
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Calicut to Kathmandu via Muscat
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Kochi to Kathmandu via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Calicut to Kathmandu via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Bengaluru to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kochi to Kathmandu via Dubai
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Calicut to Kathmandu via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Calicut to Kathmandu via Doha
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Patna via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Masnadih (MSDH)
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Asansol Junction (ASN)
Ave. Duration
46 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Asansol Junction (ASN) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
12 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
Ave. Duration
2 days 9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com

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