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

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Fly  •  3 h 21 min

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

$48 - $294

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Bus, drive, train  •  37 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Sylhet to Dhaka
  2. Take the bus from Kalabagan to Godagari
  3. Drive from Godagari to Malda Town (MLDT)
  4. Take the train from Malda Town (MLDT) to Samastipur Junction (SPJ)
  5. Drive from Samastipur Junction (SPJ) to Jaleshwor
  6. Take the bus from Jaleshwor to Kathmandu

$40 - $65

3 alternative options

Drive, train  •  34 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Sylhet to New Karimganj (NKMG)
  2. Take the train from New Karimganj (NKMG) to Kishanganj (KNE)
  3. Take the train from Kishanganj (KNE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  4. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$42 - $68

Bus, train  •  47 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sylhet to Dhaka
  2. Take the train from Dhaka Cantonment to Kolkata
  3. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  4. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$56 - $65

Drive  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Sylhet to Kathmandu 715.8 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sylhet and Kathmandu is 723 km. The road distance is 1145.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Sylhet to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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

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Kathmandu is 15 min behind Sylhet. It is currently 4:31 AM in Sylhet and 4:16 AM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Sylhet to Kathmandu is 1145 km. It takes approximately 16 h 37 min to drive from Sylhet to Kathmandu.

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Regent Airways and Biman Bangladesh Airlines offer flights from Sylhet 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 Sylhet to Sylhet Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Sylhet to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 452.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Sylhet, Bangladesh and Kathmandu, Nepal?

Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Regent Airways fly from Sylhet to Kathmandu twice daily.

Airlines
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Sylhet to Kathmandu via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Regent Airways
Website
flyregent.com
Flights from Sylhet to Kathmandu via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from New Karimganj (NKMG) to Kishanganj (KNE)
Ave. Duration
18 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kishanganj (KNE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Malda Town (MLDT) to Samastipur Junction (SPJ)
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bangladesh Railway
Bus operators
BusBD
Website
busbd.com
Bus from Sylhet to Dhaka
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busbd.com
National Travels
Website
nationaltravels-bd.com
Bus from Kalabagan to Godagari
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
nationaltravels-bd.com
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Jaleshwor to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
busnepal.com
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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