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

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Bus to Gauhati, fly  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Kathmandu (KTM) GAU - KTM

$144 - $254

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Bus, train  •  35h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$34 - $43

3 alternative options

Drive to Sylhet, fly  •  6h 49m

  1. Drive from Shillong to Sylhet
  2. Fly from Sylhet (ZYL) to Kathmandu (KTM) ZYL - KTM

$61 - $313

Taxi, train, drive  •  24h 30m

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya (KYQ)
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  3. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$61 - $81

Drive  •  14h 38m

  1. Drive from Shillong to Kathmandu 629 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Kathmandu is to bus and train which costs ₹2,500 - ₹3,200 and takes 35h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Kathmandu is to drive and fly which costs ₹4,500 - ₹23,000 and takes 6h 49m.

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The distance between Shillong and Kathmandu is 694 km. The road distance is 1006.4 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 12m to get from Shillong to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gauhati Airport to Kathmandu Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Kathmandu is 15m ahead of Shillong. It is currently 9:59 AM in Shillong and 10:14 AM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Shillong to Kathmandu is 1006 km. It takes approximately 14h 38m to drive from Shillong to Kathmandu.

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GoAir, AirAsia India, Bhutan Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Gauhati 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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Map of how to get from Shillong to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 433.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 12m

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

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Kathmandu. However, you can take the bus to Gauhati Airport, take the walk to Gauhati airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the drive to Kathmandu. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Sylhet airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the drive to Kathmandu.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Gauhati to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $420
Regent Airways
Website
flyregent.com
Flights from Sylhet to Kathmandu via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Gauhati to Kathmandu via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Gauhati to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Nepal Airlines
Website
nepalairlines.com.np
Flights from Gauhati to Kathmandu via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Train operators
Bus operators
Meghalaya Tourism
Website
megtourism.gov.in
Bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
megtourism.gov.in
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Other operators
Taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya (KYQ)
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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