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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Kathmandu Airport (KTM) by plane or car

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Fly Newark to Kathmandu  •  21h 34m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Kathmandu (KTM) EWR - KTM

$518 - $1,224

Cheapest option

Fly New York JFK to Kathmandu  •  20h 33m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Kathmandu (KTM) JFK - KTM

$492 - $820

1 alternative option

Fly Newark to Simara, drive  •  24h 39m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Simara (SIF) EWR - SIF
  2. Drive from Simara to Kathmandu Airport (KTM)

$577 - $988

Newark (EWR) to Kathmandu (KTM) flights

The flight time between Newark (EWR) and Kathmandu (KTM) is around 21h 48m and covers a distance of around 12122 km. The fastest flight normally takes 19h 5m. Services are operated by Air India Limited, Turkish Airlines and Vistara. Typically 10 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
21h 48m
Fastest flight journey time:
19h 5m
Flight distance:
12122 km
Flights per week:
10
Cheapest price:
$595
Carbon emissions:
2458 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:45
Last flight departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark (EWR) to Kathmandu (KTM) flight schedules

United States → Nepal
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International entry into Nepal from United States

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Conditions of entry into Nepal from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate can be released from Hotel Quarantine after returning a negative COVID-19 test result on day 1
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Nepal

2m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Nepal from United States is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is 9851255839.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 9851255839.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Nepal.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is to fly which costs $490 - $850 and takes 20h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is to fly which costs $490 - $850 and takes 20h 33m.

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The distance between New York and Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is 12113 km.

It takes approximately 21h 34m to get from New York to Kathmandu Airport (KTM), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 5m and has one stopover.

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Kathmandu Airport (KTM) is 9h 45m ahead of New York. It is currently 2:24 PM in New York and 12:09 AM in Kathmandu Airport (KTM).

Vistara, Turkish Airlines and Air India Limited offer flights from Newark Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 553+ hotels available in Kathmandu Airport (KTM). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to Kathmandu Airport (KTM).
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  • Distance: 12113.2 km
  • Duration: 21h 34m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Kathmandu Airport (KTM), Nepal?

Air India Limited, Turkish Airlines and Vistara fly from New York to Kathmandu Airport (KTM) once daily.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Newark to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from New York JFK to Kathmandu via London Heathrow, Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Newark to Kathmandu via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Kathmandu via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Newark to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from New York JFK to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Himalaya
Website
himalaya-airlines.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kathmandu via Doha
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Kathmandu via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Newark to Simara via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Newark to Simara via Istanbul, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kathmandu via Doha
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from New York JFK to Kathmandu via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200

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