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There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Rupaidiha by plane, car, bus or train

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  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Nepalganj (KEP)

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Fly to Lucknow, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Lucknow (LKO)
  2. Drive from Lucknow to Rupaidiha

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Fly to Surkhet, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Surkhet (SKH)
  2. Drive from Surkhet to Rupaidiha

Fly to Dhangarhi, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Dhangarhi (DHI)
  2. Drive from Dhangarhi to Rupaidiha

Fly to Bhairawa, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Bhairawa (BWA)
  2. Drive from Bhairawa to Rupaidiha

Fly to Kathmandu, bus, train, drive

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Kathmandu (KTM)
  2. Take the bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Krishnanagar
  3. Take the train from Barhni to Jharkhandi
  4. Drive from Jharkhandi to Rupaidiha

Melbourne (MEL) to Nepalganj (KEP) flights

The flight time between Melbourne (MEL) and Nepalganj (KEP) is around 23h 49m and covers a distance of around 9835 km. This includes an average layover time of around 9h 57m. The fastest flight normally takes 19h 15m. Services are operated by Malaysia Airlines, Buddha Air Ltd, Singapore Airlines and others. Typically 17 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
13h 51m
Layover time:
9h 57m
Total time:
23h 49m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
19h 15m
Flight distance:
9835 km
Flights per week:
17
Cheapest price:
$420
Carbon emissions:
1994 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
00:30
Last flight departs at:
22:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Melbourne (MEL) to Nepalganj (KEP) flight schedules

Australia → Nepal
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International entry into Nepal from Australia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Australia
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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 Australia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Australia
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to citizens of: Nepal

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Rules to follow in Nepal

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Considerations leaving from Australia

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 Australia.

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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 Rupaidiha is 9851255839.

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

The social distance requirement in Rupaidiha is 2 metres.

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

Yes, entry into Australia from Nepal is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Melbourne to Rupaidiha is to fly and drive, which costs $500 - $2,000 and takes 23h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Rupaidiha is to fly which costs $800 - $1,800 and takes 22h 3m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Rupaidiha is 9851 km.

It takes approximately 22h 3m to get from Melbourne to Rupaidiha, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Nepalganj Airport. The quickest flight takes 25h 15m and has two stopovers.

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Rupaidiha is 5h 15m behind Melbourne. It is currently 1:46 PM in Melbourne and 8:31 AM in Rupaidiha.

Yeti Airlines, Thai Airways International, Malaysia Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Nepalganj Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Rupaidiha. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Rupaidiha.
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  • Distance: 9850.5 km
  • Duration: 22h 3m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Rupaidiha, Nepal?

Malaysia Airlines, Buddha Air Ltd and five other airlines fly from Melbourne to Rupaidiha twice daily.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Nepalganj via Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Nepalganj via Suvarnabhumi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Nepalganj via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Surkhet via Hong Kong, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Surkhet via Singapore Changi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
38h 26m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Surkhet via Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
37h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Surkhet via Suvarnabhumi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
46h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Dhangarhi via Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Dhangarhi via Singapore Changi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Dhangarhi via Suvarnabhumi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Dhangarhi via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Bhairawa via Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Melbourne to Bhairawa via Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu, Bharatpur
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Melbourne to Lucknow via Colombo, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Lucknow via Colombo, Madras
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Lucknow via Colombo, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Lucknow via Kuala Lumpur, Delhi
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Lucknow via Singapore Changi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Lucknow via Colombo, Delhi
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Lucknow via Singapore Changi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne to Lucknow via Singapore Changi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Nepalganj via Singapore Changi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Bhairawa via Singapore Changi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Melbourne to Lucknow via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Melbourne to Lucknow via Singapore Changi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kathmandu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Kathmandu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,500
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Melbourne to Kathmandu via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
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
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Barhni to Jharkhandi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$1 - $2
Third AC (3A)
$4 - $6
Second AC (2A)
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Krishnanagar
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com

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