There are 6 ways to get from Kolkata to Birgunj by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly to Patna, train  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Patna (PAT) CCU - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)

$34 - $186

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Train  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Raxaul Junction (RXL) Mithila Exp / ...

$11 - $20

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Fly to Kathmandu, drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Kathmandu (KTM) CCU - KTM
  2. Drive from Kathmandu to Birgunj

$132 - $418

Fly to Simara  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Simara (SIF) CCU - SIF

$76 - $463

Bus, train  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Patna
  2. Take the train from Sonpur Junction (SEE) to Masnadih (MSDH) Ppta-Rxl-Nke Int

$17 - $33

Drive  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Birgunj 457.8 miles

$70 - $110

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Howrah Junction (HWH) and arriving at Raxaul Junction (RXL). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Birgunj is 607 km. The road distance is 732.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Birgunj without a car is to train which takes 17 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 59 min to get from Kolkata to Birgunj, including transfers.

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Kolkata to Birgunj train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Howrah Junction (HWH) station.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Birgunj is to fly which takes 8 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 17 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Patna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Birgunj is 15 min ahead of Kolkata. It is currently 3:23 PM in Kolkata and 3:38 PM in Birgunj.

Kolkata to Birgunj train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Raxaul Junction (RXL) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Birgunj is 733 km. It takes approximately 10 h 38 min to drive from Kolkata to Birgunj.

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  • Distance: 379.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 59 min

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Birgunj, Nepal?

IndiGo Airlines, Buddha Air Ltd and six other airlines fly from Kolkata to Birgunj hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Birgunj once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 17 h 15 min.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Simara via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Kolkata to Simara via Paro, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Kolkata to Simara via Dhaka, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
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irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Sonpur Junction (SEE) to Masnadih (MSDH)
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
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Spicejet, GoAir and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Patna Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Birgunj. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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