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

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Fly to Chengdu  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Chengdu (CTU) KTM - CTU

$92 - $483

5 alternative options

Fly to Guangzhou Baiyun  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) KTM - CAN

$202 - $607

Bus, train China Railways Z-Class  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  2. Take the train from Lhasa to Shanghai Lhasa-Shanghai

$127 - $153

Bus, train via Chengdu Station  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Lhasa Bus Station to Chengdu
  3. Take the train from Chengdu Station to Shanghai Hongqiao

$231 - $264

Bus  •  3 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Lasa West Suburb Coach Station to Lanzhou
  3. Take the bus from Lanzhou to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
  4. Take the bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Shanghai

$239 - $242

Drive  •  2 days 15h

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Shanghai 3139 miles

$450 - $700

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Sichuan is to bus and train which costs $120 - $160 and takes 2 days 20h.

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The quickest way to get from Nepal to Sichuan is to fly which costs $90 - $490 and takes 3h 26m.

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The distance between Nepal and Sichuan is 1819 km. The road distance is 5022.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Nepal to Sichuan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nepal to Sichuan is to fly which takes 3h 26m and costs $90 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $239 - $242 and takes 3 days 17h.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Chengdu Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Sichuan is 2h 15m ahead of Nepal. It is currently 9:06 PM in Nepal and 11:21 PM in Sichuan.

Yes, the driving distance between Nepal to Sichuan is 5022 km. It takes approximately 2 days 15h to drive from Nepal to Sichuan.

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Tibet Airlines Corporation, China Eastern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and Air China offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Chengdu Airport.

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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 Sichuan.
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  • Distance: 1136.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Nepal and Sichuan, China?

Tibet Airlines Corporation, Air China and two other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Chengdu 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kathmandu to Shanghai via Kathmandu, Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station, Lasa West Suburb Coach Station, Lanzhou, Lanzhou, Yinchuan Nanmen Station, Shanghai, and Hanzhong Rd in around 3 days 17h.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Kathmandu to Chengdu via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Chengdu via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Kathmandu to Guangzhou Baiyun via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Chengdu via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Guangzhou Baiyun via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Train operators
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lhasa to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$50 - $75
Hard Sleeper
$120 - $140
Soft Sleeper
$170 - $230
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chengdu Station to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $110
1st Class Seat
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Tibet Transportation
Website
xizang.gov.cn
Bus from Kathmandu to Lhasa Liuwu Coach Station
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
xizang.gov.cn
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Lhasa Bus Station to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
checi.cn
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lasa West Suburb Coach Station to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Lanzhou to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com

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