There are 5 ways to get from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu by plane, taxi, train, car or bus

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Fly  •  3 h 49 min

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

$138 - $300

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  36 h 50 min

  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

3 alternative options

Taxi, train, drive  •  20 h 20 min

  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  •  25 h 8 min

  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

Drive  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu 647.8 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min 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 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Rishīkesh. It is currently 3:13 AM in Rishīkesh and 3:28 AM in Kathmandu.

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

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Spicejet, Druk Air, Helitrans and three other airlines offer flights from Dehra Dun Airport to Kathmandu Airport.

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There are 913+ 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 16 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 459 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and five other airlines fly from Rishīkesh to Kathmandu every 4 hours.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $250
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Dehra Dun to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Laksar Junction (LRJ) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
16 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Haridwar Junction (HW) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Moradabad (MB) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
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
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
UPSRTC
Bus from Haridwar to Moradabad
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Other operators
Taxi from Rishīkesh to Laksar Junction (LRJ)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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