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There are 7 ways to get from Patna to Kathmandu by train, car, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, drive  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL) Karmbhoomi Express(Weekly
  2. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$18 - $34

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Train, bus  •  20 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL) Karmbhoomi Express(Weekly
  2. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$17 - $27

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Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Patna to Kathmandu 211.7 miles

$28 - $45

Drive to Rajbiraj, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Patna to Rajbiraj
  2. Fly from Rajbiraj (RJB) to Kathmandu (KTM) RJB - KTM

$42 - $230

Train to Janakpur, fly  •  9 h 34 min

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

$82 - $180

Train to Simara, fly  •  11 h

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

$109 - $331

Train to Biratnagar, fly  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Jogbani (JBN)
  2. Fly from Biratnagar (BIR) to Kathmandu (KTM) BIR - KTM

$140 - $313

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Patna to Kathmandu is to train and bus which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,000 and takes 20 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Patna to Kathmandu is to drive and fly which costs ₹3,100 - ₹17,000 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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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 11 h 39 min to get from Patna to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rajbiraj Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 25 min.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Patna. It is currently 7:08 PM in Patna and 7:23 PM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Patna to Kathmandu is 339 km. It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to drive from Patna to Kathmandu.

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Nova Airline offers flights from Rajbiraj Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 953+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Patna to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 39 min

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 Junction (RXL) then take the drive to Kathmandu. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Patna to Kathmandu via Raxaul Junction (RXL) and Birgunj in around 20 h 19 min.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Simara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
Flights from Rajbiraj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Flights from Biratnagar to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $190
Flights from Biratnagar to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Jaynagar (JYG)
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Jogbani (JBN)
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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