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There are 5 ways to get from Kolkata to Nepal by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly to Kathmandu  •  4 h

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

$121 - $401

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Train, drive  •  19 h 39 min

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

$24 - $38

3 alternative options

Fly to Bagdogra, drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB
  2. Drive from Bagdogra to Kerabari

$44 - $181

Bus, train  •  28 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Patna
  2. Take the train from Sonpur Junction (SEE) to Bapudm Motihari (BMKI)
  3. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$29 - $48

Drive  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Kathmandu 544 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Nepal is to train and drive which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,800 and takes 19 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Nepal is to fly which costs ₹8,500 - ₹30,000 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Kolkata and Nepal is 751 km. The road distance is 870.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Kolkata to Nepal, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Nepal is 15 min ahead of Kolkata. It is currently 5:20 PM in Kolkata and 5:35 PM in Nepal.

Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Nepal is 870 km. It takes approximately 12 h 58 min to drive from Kolkata to Nepal.

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Air India Limited and Biman Bangladesh Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 406+ hotels available in Nepal. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 469.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Nepal?

Air India Limited and Biman Bangladesh Airlines fly from Kolkata to Kathmandu once daily.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
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
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Kolkata to Kathmandu via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Sonpur Junction (SEE) to Bapudm Motihari (BMKI)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 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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