There are 5 ways to get from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu by plane, car, night train, bus or train

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Fly  •  59 min

  1. Fly from Nepalganj (KEP) to Kathmandu (KTM) KEP - KTM

$172 - $552

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Drive, night train, bus  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Nepalgunj to Tulsipur (TLR)
  2. Take the night train from Tulsipur (TLR) to Anand Nagar (ANDN)
  3. Drive from Anand Nagar (ANDN) to Lumbini
  4. Take the bus from Lumbini to Gongabu Bus Park

$22 - $43

3 alternative options

Drive, train, bus  •  19 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Nepalgunj to Biswan (BVN)
  2. Take the train from Biswan (BVN) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  3. Drive from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Chitwan Sauraha
  4. Take the bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu

$42 - $68

Drive, train  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Nepalgunj to Biswan (BVN)
  2. Take the train from Biswan (BVN) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$37 - $59

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu 316.8 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu is to drive and night train and bus which costs $22 - $45 and takes 13 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu is to fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Nepalgunj and Kathmandu is 366 km. The road distance is 506.9 km.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nepalganj Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nepalgunj to Kathmandu is 507 km. It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to drive from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu.

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Shree Airlines, Yeti Airlines and Buddha Air Ltd offer flights from Nepalganj Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 881+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nepalgunj to Nepalganj Airport is to drive which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 228.8 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between Nepalgunj, Nepal and Kathmandu, Nepal?

Shree Airlines, Yeti Airlines and Buddha Air Ltd fly from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu every 4 hours.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Nepalganj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Nepalganj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Nepalganj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Night train from Tulsipur (TLR) to Anand Nagar (ANDN)
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Biswan (BVN) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Biswan (BVN) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Lumbini to Gongabu Bus Park
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com

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