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

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Train, drive  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the train from Patna Jn to Raxaul Jn 07091 / ...
  2. Drive from Raxaul Jn to Kathmandu

$15 - $21

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Train, bus  •  19h 19m

  1. Take the train from Patna Jn to Raxaul Jn 07091 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$14

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Drive  •  5h 19m

  1. Drive from Patna to Kathmandu 338.7 km

$28 - $45

Train to Simara, fly  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Patna Jn to Raxaul Jn
  2. Fly from Simara (SIF) to Kathmandu (KTM) SIF - KTM

$31 - $118

Train to Janakpur, fly  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the train from Patna Jn to Jaynagar
  2. Fly from Janakpur (JKR) to Kathmandu (KTM) JKR - KTM

$26 - $102

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Patna to Kathmandu is to train and bus which costs ₹1,020 - ₹1,050 and takes 19h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Patna to Kathmandu is to drive which costs ₹2,100 - ₹3,200 and takes 5h 19m.

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The distance between Patna and Kathmandu is 235 km. The road distance is 338.7 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 39m to get from Patna to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Simara Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Patna. It is currently 1:32 AM in Patna and 1:47 AM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Patna to Kathmandu is 339 km. It takes approximately 5h 19m to drive from Patna to Kathmandu.

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Buddha Air Ltd offers flights from Simara Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 1167+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Patna to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 235.1 km
  • Duration: 10h 39m

What companies run services between Patna, India and Kathmandu, Nepal?

There is no direct connection from Patna to Kathmandu. However, you can take the train to Raxaul Jn then take the drive to Kathmandu. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Patna to Kathmandu via Raxaul Jn and Birgunj in around 19h 19m.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Simara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $110
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $75
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 Patna Jn to Raxaul Jn
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
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irctc.co.in
Train from Patna Jn to Jaynagar
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
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irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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