There are 7 ways to get from Lucknow to Kathmandu by car, plane, taxi, 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.

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Drive to Nepalganj, fly  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lucknow to Nepalganj
  2. Fly from Nepalganj (KEP) to Kathmandu (KTM) KEP - KTM

$188 - $575

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Bus, drive  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaisarbagh to Basti
  2. Drive from Basti to Krishnanagar
  3. Take the bus from Krishnanagar to Gongabu Bus Park

$15 - $18

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Taxi to Dhangarhi, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lucknow to Dhangarhi
  2. Fly from Dhangarhi (DHI) to Kathmandu (KTM) DHI - KTM

$69 - $286

Fly from Lucknow  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Kathmandu (KTM) LKO - KTM

$101 - $451

Train, drive, bus  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lucknow (LKO) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  2. Drive from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Chitwan Sauraha
  3. Take the bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu

$27 - $47

Train, drive  •  20 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lucknow (LKO) to Raxaul Junction (RXL) Sadhbhawna Exp / ...
  2. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$26 - $40

Drive  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Lucknow to Kathmandu 364.4 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Lucknow to Kathmandu is to bus and drive which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,300 and takes 14 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucknow to Kathmandu is to drive and fly which costs ₹13,000 - ₹41,000 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Lucknow and Kathmandu is 445 km. The road distance is 583.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Lucknow to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Kathmandu is Kathmandu (KTM) Airport which is 3.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Simara (SIF) (68.7 km), Bharatpur (BHR) (87.9 km), Pokhara (PKR) (143 km) and Bhairawa (BWA) (188.9 km).

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Lucknow. It is currently 10:21 AM in Lucknow and 10:36 AM in Kathmandu.

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  • Distance: 278.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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

IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways and five other airlines fly from Lucknow to Kathmandu hourly.

Airlines
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Nepalganj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Flights from Dhangarhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Nepalganj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Dhangarhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Lucknow to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Lucknow to Kathmandu via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Nepalganj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Lucknow to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Lucknow to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Train operators
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
UPSRTC
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Basti
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Krishnanagar to Gongabu Bus Park
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lucknow to Dhangarhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Flash Cabs
Phone
+91 52 24 646464
Website
flashcabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 522 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in

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