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There are 6 ways to get from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu by plane, taxi, 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.

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Fly  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Kathmandu (KTM) DED - KTM

$138 - $300

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  32h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Haridwar to Kaisarbagh
  2. Take the bus from Kaisarbagh to Basti
  3. Drive from Basti to Krishnanagar
  4. Take the bus from Krishnanagar to Gongabu Bus Park

$25 - $39

4 alternative options

Taxi, train, drive  •  20h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Rishīkesh to Laksar Junction (LRJ)
  2. Take the train from Laksar Junction (LRJ) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$37 - $53

Train, drive, bus  •  25h 8m

  1. Take the train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  2. Drive from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Chitwan Sauraha
  3. Take the bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu

$39 - $57

Bus, train  •  36h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Haridwar to Moradabad
  2. Take the train from Moradabad (MB) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$32 - $44

Drive  •  15h 43m

  1. Drive from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu 647.8 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu is to bus and drive which costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,900 and takes 32h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu is to fly which costs ₹10,000 - ₹22,000 and takes 4h 19m.

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The distance between Rishīkesh and Kathmandu is 734 km. The road distance is 1036.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dehra Dun Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Kathmandu is 15m ahead of Rishīkesh. It is currently 7:06 PM in Rishīkesh and 7:21 PM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Rishīkesh to Kathmandu is 1036 km. It takes approximately 15h 43m to drive from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu.

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Spicejet, Nepal Airlines, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Dehra Dun Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 959+ hotels available in Kathmandu. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Dehra Dun Airport is to taxi which takes 16m and costs ₹500 - ₹650.

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Map of how to get from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 459 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Rishīkesh, India and Kathmandu, Nepal?

Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and four other airlines fly from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu every 2 hours.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Laksar Junction (LRJ) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
16h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Moradabad (MB) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
UPSRTC
Bus from Haridwar to Kaisarbagh
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Kaisarbagh to Basti
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Bus from Haridwar to Moradabad
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Krishnanagar to Gongabu Bus Park
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Other operators
Taxi from Rishīkesh to Laksar Junction (LRJ)
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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