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 Kathmandu  •  4 h 38 min

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

$92 - $283

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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

$19 - $32

5 alternative options

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)

$38 - $203

Train, drive  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Ranchi (RNC) to Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP)
  2. Take the train from Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP) to Masnadih (MSDH)
  3. Drive from Masnadih (MSDH) to Kathmandu

$24 - $50

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

$22 - $28

Train, bus via Dighwara (DGA)  •  35 h 48 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

$25 - $45

Drive  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Ranchi to Kathmandu 406.4 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Ranchi to Nepal, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ranchi Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Nepal is 15 min ahead of Ranchi. It is currently 7:54 PM in Ranchi and 8:09 PM in Nepal.

Yes, the driving distance between Ranchi to Nepal is 650 km. It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to drive from Ranchi to Nepal.

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Bhutan Airlines, AirAsia India, Druk Air and seven other airlines offer flights from Ranchi Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 370+ hotels available in Nepal. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Ranchi Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Ranchi to Nepal.
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  • Distance: 339.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Ranchi, India and Nepal?

IndiGo Airlines, Bhutan Airlines and eight 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
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Ranchi to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Ranchi to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $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
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Ranchi to Kathmandu via Delhi, Varanasi
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Ranchi to Patna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
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 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ranchi (RNC) to Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP)
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Muzaffarpur Junction (MFP) to Masnadih (MSDH)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
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 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ranchi (RNC) to Dighwara (DGA)
Ave. Duration
16 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Dighwara (DGA) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
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
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com

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