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

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Bus  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Ranchi to Motihari

$18 - $23

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Train  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Ranchi (RNC) to Darbhanga Junction (DBG) Rnc Jyg Tri Weekly Exp
  2. Take the train from Darbhanga Junction (DBG) to Raxaul Junction (RXL) Hwh Rxl Exp / ...

$12 - $33

5 alternative options

Train via Dighwara (DGA)  •  24 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ranchi (RNC) to Dighwara (DGA) Maurya Exp
  2. Take the train from Dighwara (DGA) to Raxaul Junction (RXL) Sadhbhawna Exp / ...

$14 - $35

Taxi  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ranchi to Raxaul 317.4 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Ranchi to Raxaul 317.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Patna, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Ranchi (IXR) to Patna (PAT) IXR - PAT
  2. Take the train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)

$36 - $199

Fly to Kathmandu, drive  •  7 h

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

$104 - $301

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The cheapest way to get from Ranchi to Raxaul is to bus which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,700 and takes 14 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ranchi to Raxaul is to fly and drive which costs ₹7,000 - ₹22,000 and takes 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ranchi to Raxaul. However, there are services departing from Ranchi (RNC) and arriving at Raxaul Junction (RXL) via Darbhanga Junction (DBG). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 10 min.

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The distance between Ranchi and Raxaul is 407 km. The road distance is 507.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Raxaul without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 29 min and costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 14 h 29 min to get from Ranchi to Raxaul, including transfers.

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Ranchi to Raxaul train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Ranchi (RNC) station.

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Raxaul is to bus which takes 14 h 29 min and costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹850 - ₹2,400 and takes 19 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Ranchi Airport to Patna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Ranchi to Raxaul train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Raxaul Junction (RXL) station.

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Map of how to get from Ranchi to Raxaul.
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  • Distance: 254.4 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 29 min

What companies run services between Ranchi, India and Raxaul, India?

RedBus operates a bus from Ranchi to Raxaul once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 13 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ranchi to Raxaul via Darbhanga Junction (DBG) in around 19 h 10 min.

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 and Friday
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 Ranchi (RNC) to Darbhanga Junction (DBG)
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
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 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ranchi (RNC) to Dighwara (DGA)
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 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 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patliputra (PPTA) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ranchi to Raxaul
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Jat Cab
Phone
+91 96931 23123
Website
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Yes, the driving distance between Ranchi to Raxaul is 508 km. It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to drive from Ranchi to Raxaul.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Ranchi Airport to Patna Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Raxaul. Prices start at $100 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 ₹100 - ₹130.

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