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There are 6 ways to get from Nepal to Kanpur Airport (KNU) by car, plane, taxi, train or bus

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Drive to Gorakhpur, fly to Lucknow, taxi  •  5h 16m

  1. Drive from Bharatpur to Gorakhpur
  2. Fly from Gorakhpur (GOP) to Lucknow (LKO) GOP - LKO
  3. Take a taxi from Lucknow to Kanpur Airport (KNU)

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Bus, train  •  14h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Faizabad Indo-Nepal Maitree Bus
  2. Take the train from Faizabad Jn to Kanpur Central 02225 / ...

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Fly Kathmandu to Dhangarhi, train  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Dhangarhi (DHI) KTM - DHI
  2. Take the train from Mailani to Aishbagh
  3. Take the train from Aishbagh to Kanpur Central

Bus, train via Krishnanagar  •  16h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Krishnanagar
  2. Take the train from Barhni to Kanpur Central 05065 / ...

Drive, train  •  19h 46m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Jn
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Jn to Prayagraj Jn
  3. Take the train from Prayagraj Jn to Kanpur Central

Drive  •  9h 43m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Kanpur Airport (KNU) 636.4 km
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International entry into India from Nepal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Nepal
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents, as well as residents from Bhutan, India, Maldives and Nepal

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Conditions of entry into India from Nepal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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Considerations leaving from Nepal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering India from Nepal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kanpur Airport (KNU) is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kanpur Airport (KNU) is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Nepal from India.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Kanpur Airport (KNU) is to bus and train which costs $3 - $14 and takes 14h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Nepal to Kanpur Airport (KNU) is to drive and fly and taxi which costs $50 - $70 and takes 5h 16m.

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The distance between Nepal and Kanpur Airport (KNU) is 412 km. The road distance is 636.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Nepal to Kanpur Airport (KNU), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Gorakhpur Airport to Lucknow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Kanpur Airport (KNU) is 15 min behind Nepal. It is currently 1:01 AM in Nepal and 12:46 AM in Kanpur Airport (KNU).

Yes, the driving distance between Nepal to Kanpur Airport (KNU) is 636 km. It takes approximately 9h 43m to drive from Nepal to Kanpur Airport (KNU).

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Helitrans offers flights from Gorakhpur Airport to Lucknow Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Kanpur Airport (KNU). Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Nepal to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 6 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Nepal to Kanpur Airport (KNU).
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  • Distance: 412.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Nepal and Kanpur Airport (KNU), India?

There is no direct connection from Nepal to Kanpur Airport (KNU). However, you can take the drive to Gorakhpur airport, fly to Lucknow, then take the taxi to Kanpur Airport (KNU). Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Dhangarhi, take the taxi to Mailani, take the train to Aishbagh, then take the train to Kanpur Airport (KNU).

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Dhangarhi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹17,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Gorakhpur to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹16,000
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 Mailani to Aishbagh
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹200
Third AC (3A)
₹480 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Aishbagh to Kanpur Central
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹460
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Train from Faizabad Jn to Kanpur Central
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹200
Third AC (3A)
₹490 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Barhni to Kanpur Central
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹190 - ₹1,000
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹190 - ₹250
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹750
Second AC (2A)
₹800 - ₹1,000
Train from Raxaul Jn to Prayagraj Jn
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹290 - ₹1,500
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹290 - ₹380
Third AC (3A)
₹800 - ₹1,100
Second AC (2A)
₹1,100 - ₹1,500
Train from Prayagraj Jn to Kanpur Central
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹200
Third AC (3A)
₹480 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Bus operators
Northern Bus
Phone
8894755055
Email
northerntravels55@gmail.com
Website
northernbuses.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Faizabad
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
northernbuses.com
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC)
Phone
+91 11 43090100
Email
info@dimts.in
Website
dtc.nic.in
Bus from Kathmandu to Faizabad
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹5 - ₹25
Schedules at
dtc.nic.in
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹437
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lucknow to Kanpur Airport (KNU)
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
₹950 - ₹1,200
King Cabs Travels Privated Limited
Phone
+91 76 07 61 76 26
Care Services
Phone
+91 96 70 70 65 55
Cabio Cab Lucknow
Phone
+91 89 53 76 76 76
Website
cabio.in

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