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There are 2 ways to get from Lucknow to Nepalganj Airport (KEP) by train or car

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Train, drive

  1. Take the train from Aishbagh to Lakhimpur
  2. Drive from Lakhimpur to Nepalganj Airport (KEP)


  1. Drive from Lucknow to Nepalganj Airport (KEP)
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International entry into Nepal from India

  • Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of India
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Nepal from India

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Nepal




Considerations leaving from India

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, but conditions apply when entering Nepal from India.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nepalganj Airport (KEP) is 9851255839.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nepalganj Airport (KEP) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nepalganj Airport (KEP) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 9851255839.

No, returning to India from Nepal is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 15 Mar 2023
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucknow to Nepalganj Airport (KEP) is to train and drive which costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,800 and takes 5h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Lucknow to Nepalganj Airport (KEP) is to drive which takes 2h 59m and costs ₹2,000 - ₹3,100.

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The distance between Lucknow and Nepalganj Airport (KEP) is 159 km. The road distance is 198.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Lucknow to Nepalganj Airport (KEP), including transfers.

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Nepalganj Airport (KEP) is 15 min ahead of Lucknow. It is currently 3:44 AM in Lucknow and 3:59 AM in Nepalganj Airport (KEP).

Yes, the driving distance between Lucknow to Nepalganj Airport (KEP) is 199 km. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from Lucknow to Nepalganj Airport (KEP).

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There are six+ hotels available in Nepalganj Airport (KEP). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lucknow to Nepalganj Airport (KEP).
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  • Distance: 158.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Lucknow, India and Nepalganj Airport (KEP), Nepal?

There is no direct connection from Lucknow to Nepalganj Airport (KEP). However, you can take the train to Lakhimpur then take the drive to Nepalganj Airport (KEP). Alternatively, you can take the drive to Nepalganj Airport (KEP).

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Train from Aishbagh to Lakhimpur
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
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Sleeper Class
$1 - $2
Third AC (3A)
$5 - $7
Second AC (2A)
$7 - $9

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