There are 7 ways to get from Ranchi to Nepal by plane, train, car or bus

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

Recommended option

Fly to Patna, train  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Ranchi (IXR) to Patna (PAT) IXR - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Jaynagar (JYG)

$39 - $204

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  29 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Ranchi (RNC) to Jaynagar (JYG) Rnc Jyg Tri Weekly Exp
  2. Take the bus from Janakpur to Kathmandu

$21 - $35

5 alternative options

Fly to Kathmandu  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Ranchi (IXR) to Kathmandu (KTM) IXR - KTM

$93 - $283

Train, drive  •  21 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Ranchi (RNC) to Darbhanga Junction (DBG)
  2. Take the train from Darbhanga Junction (DBG) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$25 - $53

Bus, drive  •  25 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Ranchi to Motihari
  2. Drive from Motihari to Birgunj
  3. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$23 - $29

Train, bus via Dighwara (DGA)  •  35 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Ranchi (RNC) to Dighwara (DGA)
  2. Take the train from Dighwara (DGA) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$27 - $48

Drive  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Ranchi to Kathmandu 406.4 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ranchi to Nepal is to bus and drive which costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,000 and takes 25 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ranchi to Nepal is to fly which costs ₹6,000 - ₹20,000 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Ranchi and Nepal is 544 km. The road distance is 650.3 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 24 min to get from Ranchi to Nepal, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Ranchi, India and Nepal?

IndiGo Airlines, Bhutan Airlines and six other airlines fly from Ranchi to Kathmandu every 4 hours.

Airlines
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Ranchi to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Ranchi to Kathmandu via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Ranchi to Kathmandu via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Ranchi to Kathmandu via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Ranchi to Patna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Ranchi to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Ranchi to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Ranchi to Kathmandu via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Jaynagar (JYG)
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ranchi (RNC) to Darbhanga Junction (DBG)
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Darbhanga Junction (DBG) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ranchi (RNC) to Jaynagar (JYG)
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ranchi (RNC) to Dighwara (DGA)
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Dighwara (DGA) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Janakpur to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
busnepal.com

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