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There are 3 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kathmandu by plane or train

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Recommended option

Fly from Reagan Washington  •  20h 50m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Kathmandu (KTM) DCA - KTM

$686 - $1,638

Cheapest option

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  22h 36m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Kathmandu (KTM) IAD - KTM

$661 - $1,112

1 alternative option

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  24h 14m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Kathmandu (KTM) BWI - KTM

$727 - $1,272

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Kathmandu (KTM) flights

The flight time between Reagan Washington (DCA) and Kathmandu (KTM) is around 29h 2m and covers a distance of around 12392 km. The fastest flight normally takes 20h 44m. Services are operated by American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JetBlue Airways and others. Typically 80 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
29h 2m
Fastest flight journey time:
20h 44m
Flight distance:
12392 km
Flights per week:
80
Cheapest price:
$681
Carbon emissions:
2512 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Kathmandu (KTM) flight schedules

United States → Nepal
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International entry into Nepal from United States

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Conditions of entry into Nepal from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate can be released from Hotel Quarantine after returning a negative COVID-19 test result on day 1
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Nepal

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Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Nepal from United States is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kathmandu is 9851255839.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kathmandu is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kathmandu is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 9851255839.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Nepal.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kathmandu is to fly which costs $650 - $1,200 and takes 22h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kathmandu is to fly which costs $650 - $1,700 and takes 20h 50m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Kathmandu is 12391 km.

It takes approximately 20h 50m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 26h 25m and has two stopovers.

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Kathmandu is 9h 45m ahead of Reagan Washington Airport (DCA). It is currently 7:52 PM in Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and 5:37 AM in Kathmandu.

United Airlines, Himalaya, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 541+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 12391.1 km
  • Duration: 20h 50m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Kathmandu, Nepal?

American Airlines, Qatar Airways and 11 other airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kathmandu every 2 hours.

Airlines
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kathmandu via New York JFK, Doha
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kathmandu via Chicago O'Hare, Doha
Ave. Duration
28h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kathmandu via Boston, Doha
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kathmandu via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via Frankfurt, Doha
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via Chicago O'Hare, Doha
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via New York JFK, Doha
Ave. Duration
35h 44m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via Montreal, Doha
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via Boston, Doha
Ave. Duration
32h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kathmandu via New York JFK, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kathmandu via Boston, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kathmandu via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via Boston, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via London Heathrow, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via Atlanta, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
29h 54m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via Chicago O'Hare, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Himalaya
Website
himalaya-airlines.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kathmandu via New York JFK, Doha
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kathmandu via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via London Heathrow, Doha
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via Chicago O'Hare, Doha
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kathmandu via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via New York JFK, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via Chicago O'Hare, Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via London Heathrow, Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Baltimore to Kathmandu via London Heathrow, Delhi
Ave. Duration
32h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40

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