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

Recommended option

Fly to Kathmandu, drive  •  6 h 19 min

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

$132 - $418

Cheapest option

Train  •  16 h 40 min

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

$12 - $22

4 alternative options

Fly to Patna, train  •  10 h 50 min

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

$34 - $188

Fly to Simara  •  8 h 12 min

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

$71 - $463

Bus, train  •  19 h 28 min

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

$17 - $34

Drive  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Birgunj 457.8 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Birgunj is to train which costs ₹850 - ₹1,500 and takes 16 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Birgunj is to fly and drive which costs ₹9,000 - ₹29,000 and takes 6 h 19 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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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Kolkata to Birgunj, including transfers.

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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 16 h 40 min.

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

Druk Air, Buddha Air Ltd and seven other airlines fly from Kolkata to Birgunj hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Birgunj once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 16 h 40 min.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Simara via Paro, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Kolkata to Simara via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Kolkata to Simara via Dhaka, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
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
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Kolkata to Kathmandu via Paro
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
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
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Sonpur Junction (SEE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators

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