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There are 6 ways to get from Nepal to Kolkata by plane, tram, car, train or bus

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Fly from Kathmandu, tram  •  2h 12m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Kolkata (CCU) KTM - CCU
  2. Take the tram from Ultadanga to Moulali

$122 - $403

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Bus, train  •  29h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Howrah Junction (HWH) Mithila Exp / ...

$23 - $32

4 alternative options

Drive to Bagdogra, fly  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Kerabari to Bagdogra
  2. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Kolkata (CCU) IXB - CCU

$46 - $182

Fly from Bharatpur  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Bharatpur (BHR) to Kolkata (CCU) BHR - CCU

$83 - $275

Drive, train  •  18h 6m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Ghorasahan (GRH)
  2. Take the train from Ghorasahan (GRH) to Howrah Junction (HWH) Rxl Hwh Exp

$26 - $42

Drive  •  12h 58m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Kolkata 540.4 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Kolkata is to bus and train which costs $23 - $35 and takes 29h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Nepal to Kolkata is to fly and tram which costs $120 - $410 and takes 2h 12m.

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The distance between Nepal and Kolkata is 751 km. The road distance is 864.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Nepal to Kolkata, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Kolkata Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Kolkata is 15m behind Nepal. It is currently 7:14 AM in Nepal and 6:59 AM in Kolkata.

Yes, the driving distance between Nepal to Kolkata is 865 km. It takes approximately 12h 58m to drive from Nepal to Kolkata.

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Air India Limited offers flights from Kathmandu Airport to Kolkata Airport.

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There are 683+ hotels available in Kolkata. Prices start at $17 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 Kolkata.
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  • Distance: 469.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Nepal and Kolkata, India?

Yeti Airlines, Air India Limited and three other airlines fly from Bharatpur to Kolkata every 3 hours.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Bharatpur to Kolkata via Kathmandu, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Bharatpur to Kolkata via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Bharatpur to Kolkata via Kathmandu, Dhaka
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Train operators
Calcutta Tramways Company
Tram from Ultadanga to Moulali
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
en.wikipedia.org
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ghorasahan (GRH) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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