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Recommended option

Fly Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. KTM - BKK

$189 - $465

Cheapest option

Fly Kathmandu to Don Muang, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. KTM - DMK

$124 - $279

4 alternative options

Fly Biratnagar to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. BIR - BKK

$138 - $545

Fly Pokhara to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. PKR - BKK

$129 - $535

Fly Simara to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  10 h 34 min

  1. SIF - BKK

$150 - $427

Drive  •  45 h 33 min

  1. 1981.7 miles

$280 - $410

What companies run services between Nepal and Burma Railway, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Kathmandu to Burma Railway. However, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Suvarnabhumi, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the train to Makkasan City Air Terminal, take the walk to Phetchaburi, take the MRT to Bang Sue MRT Station, take the walk to Bang Sue, take the train to Nakhon Pathom, take the walk to Nakhon Phathom, take the train to River Kwai Bridge, then take the walk to Burma Railway. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Don Muang, take the walk to Don Mueang, take the train to Bang Sue, take the train to Nakhon Pathom, take the walk to Nakhon Phathom, take the train to River Kwai Bridge, then take the walk to Burma Railway.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Biratnagar to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Pokhara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Pokhara to Suvarnabhumi via Bharatpur, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Simara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Biratnagar to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Pokhara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Simara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Pokhara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu, Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Simara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu, Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Biratnagar to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Pokhara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Simara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Biratnagar to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu, Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Simara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu, Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Pokhara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Simara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Simara to Suvarnabhumi via Kathmandu, Delhi
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Nakhon Pathom
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
Train from Nakhon Phathom to River Kwai Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $30

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nepal and Burma Railway is 2232 km. The road distance is 3171 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Burma Railway is to fly and train which costs $120 - $280 and takes 9 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Nepal to Burma Railway is to fly and train which takes 8 h 28 min and costs $180 - $470.

It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from Nepal to Burma Railway, including transfers.