Select from 3 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Drive to Simara, fly  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Motīhāri to Simara
  2. Fly from Simara (SIF) to Kathmandu (KTM) SIF - KTM

$107 - $320

Cheapest option

Drive, bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Motīhāri to Birgunj
  2. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$15 - $17

2 alternative options

Drive to Janakpur, fly  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Motīhāri to Janakpur
  2. Fly from Janakpur (JKR) to Kathmandu (KTM) JKR - KTM

$87 - $177

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Motīhāri to Kathmandu 121.4 miles

$16 - $24

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

There is no direct connection from Motīhāri to Kathmandu. However, you can take the drive to Simara airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the drive to Kathmandu. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Janakpur airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the drive to Kathmandu.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Simara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $190
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Motīhāri and Kathmandu is 124 km. The road distance is 194 km.

The cheapest way to get from Motīhāri to Kathmandu is to drive and bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,200 and takes 10 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Motīhāri to Kathmandu is to drive and fly which takes 1 h 31 min and costs ₹7,000 - ₹22,000.

It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Motīhāri to Kathmandu, including transfers.