There are 8 ways to get from Nepal to Chennai by plane, car, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Kathmandu  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Madras (MAA) KTM - MAA

$102 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Chhapra (CPR)
  3. Take the train from Chhapra (CPR) to Chennai Central (MAS)

$50 - $78

6 alternative options

Drive to Bagdogra, fly  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Kerabari to Bagdogra
  2. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Madras (MAA) IXB - MAA

$75 - $571

Train to Patna, fly  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Jaynagar (JYG) to Danapur (DNR)
  2. Fly from Patna (PAT) to Madras (MAA) PAT - MAA

$63 - $311

Drive, train to Varanasi, fly  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Siddharthanagar to Gorakhpur Junction (GKP)
  2. Take the train from Gorakhpur Junction (GKP) to Varanasi Junction (BSB)
  3. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Madras (MAA) VNS - MAA

$99 - $208

Drive, train  •  46 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxual Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Bakhtiyarpur Junction (BKP)
  3. Take the train from Bakhtiyarpur Junction (BKP) to Chennai Central (MAS)

$53 - $85

Bus, drive  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Drive from Birgunj to Motihari
  3. Take the bus from Motihari to Ranchi
  4. Take the bus from Ranchi to Bhubaneswar
  5. Take the bus from Bhubaneswar to Visakhapatnam
  6. Take the bus from Visakhapatnam to Chennai

$50 - $70

Drive  •  32 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Chennai 1382.6 miles

$220 - $330

What companies run services between Nepal and Chennai, India?

IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways and nine other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Chennai hourly.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Kathmandu to Madras via Delhi, Pune
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Kathmandu to Madras via Delhi, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Kathmandu to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Kolkata, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Kolkata, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Patna to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Varanasi to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Kathmandu to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Kathmandu to Madras via Delhi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Patna to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Kolkata, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Patna to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Patna to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Patna to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Bagdogra to Madras via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Colombo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Varanasi to Madras via Colombo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $4,200
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Jaynagar (JYG) to Danapur (DNR)
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gorakhpur Junction (GKP) to Varanasi Junction (BSB)
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Bakhtiyarpur Junction (BKP)
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Bakhtiyarpur Junction (BKP) to Chennai Central (MAS)
Ave. Duration
36 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to Chhapra (CPR)
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chhapra (CPR) to Chennai Central (MAS)
Ave. Duration
41 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Motihari to Ranchi
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ranchi to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bhubaneswar to Visakhapatnam
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Visakhapatnam to Chennai
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nepal to Chennai?

The distance between Nepal and Chennai is 1716 km. The road distance is 2212 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nepal to Chennai?

The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Chennai is to bus and drive which costs $50 - $70 and takes 2 days 16 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Nepal to Chennai?

The quickest way to get from Nepal to Chennai is to fly which takes 5 h 39 min and costs $100 - $180.

How long does it take to get from Nepal to Chennai?

It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Nepal to Chennai, including transfers.