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There are 4 ways to get from Marseille to Kathmandu by plane, train or car

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Fly Marseille to Kathmandu

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Kathmandu (KTM)

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Train to Nice, fly to Kathmandu

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Kathmandu (KTM)

Train to Lyon, fly to Kathmandu

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Kathmandu (KTM)

Fly Marseille to Simara, drive

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Simara (SIF)
  2. Drive from Simara to Kathmandu

Marseille (MRS) to Kathmandu (KTM) flights

7 Weekly Planes
15h 32m Average Duration
$379 Cheapest Price
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France → Nepal
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International entry into Nepal from France

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Nepal from France

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Nepal

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Considerations leaving from France

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

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Nepal from France is currently restricted.

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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 Kathmandu is 9851255839.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kathmandu is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kathmandu 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 France from Nepal is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 20 Nov 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Marseille to Kathmandu is to train and fly, which costs €390 - €650 and takes 14h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Kathmandu is to train and fly which costs €390 - €650 and takes 14h 54m.

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The distance between Marseille and Kathmandu is 7166 km.

It takes approximately 15h 49m to get from Marseille to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 15m and has one stopover.

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Kathmandu is 4h 45m ahead of Marseille. It is currently 10:01 PM in Marseille and 2:46 AM in Kathmandu.

Turkish Airlines offers flights from Marseille Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 472+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 7166.1 km
  • Duration: 15h 49m

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Kathmandu, Nepal?

Turkish Airlines flies from Marseille to Kathmandu once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Kathmandu via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Kathmandu via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Kathmandu via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Nice to Kathmandu via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Kathmandu via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Marseille to Simara via Istanbul, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$45 - $60
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$28 - $40
Rail 1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Marseille St Charles to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$35 - $55
Rail 1st Class
$50 - $75
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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