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There are 3 ways to get from Nepal to Burma Railway by plane, train or car

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KTM - BKK
  2. Take the train from Jaran Sanitwong to River Kwai Bridge

$180 - $439

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Fly to Don Muang, train  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Don Muang (DMK) KTM - DMK
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Nakhon Pathom
  3. Take the train from Nakhon Phathom to River Kwai Bridge

$124 - $278

1 alternative option

Drive  •  45h 33m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Burma Railway 1981.7 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Burma Railway is to fly and train which costs $120 - $280 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Nepal to Burma Railway is to fly and train which costs $180 - $440 and takes 8h 16m.

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The distance between Nepal and Burma Railway is 2232 km. The road distance is 3170.8 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 16m to get from Nepal to Burma Railway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nepal to Burma Railway is 3171 km. It takes approximately 45h 33m to drive from Nepal to Burma Railway.

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Nepal Airlines, Thai Airways International and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Burma Railway. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nepal to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 7m and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Nepal to Burma Railway.
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  • Distance: 1395.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 16m

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 Ratchaprarop, take the walk to Pantip Pratunam, take the bus to Wat Sri Sudaram, take the walk to Jaran Sanitwong, 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 Phathom, take the train to River Kwai Bridge, then take the walk to Burma Railway.

Airlines
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Suvarnabhumi via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Jaran Sanitwong to River Kwai Bridge
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $35
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)
$24 - $35
Train from Bang Sue to Nakhon Pathom
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Nakhon Phathom to River Kwai Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $30

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