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There are 7 ways to get from Sylhet to Kathmandu by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly Sylhet to Kathmandu  •  4h 46m

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

$48 - $294

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Bus, drive, train  •  37h 27m

  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

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Fly Sylhet to Bharatpur, bus  •  18h 37m

  1. Fly from Sylhet (ZYL) to Bharatpur (BHR) ZYL - BHR
  2. Take the bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu

$58 - $323

Bus to Dhaka, fly to Kathmandu  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Sylhet to Dhaka
  2. Fly from Dhaka (DAC) to Kathmandu (KTM) DAC - KTM

$103 - $318

Drive, train  •  34h 42m

  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  •  2 days 0h

  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

$55 - $64

Drive  •  16h 37m

  1. Drive from Sylhet to Kathmandu 715.8 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sylhet to Kathmandu is to bus and drive and train which costs $40 - $65 and takes 37h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Sylhet to Kathmandu is to fly which costs $45 - $300 and takes 4h 46m.

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

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It takes approximately 4h 46m 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 10h 30m and has one stopover.

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Kathmandu is 15m behind Sylhet. It is currently 8:28 AM in Sylhet and 8:13 AM in Kathmandu.

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

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Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Regent Airways offer flights from Sylhet 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 Sylhet to Sylhet Airport is to taxi which takes 8m and costs $2 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Sylhet to Kathmandu.
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  • Distance: 452.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 46m

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

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

Airlines
Regent Airways
Website
flyregent.com
Flights from Sylhet to Kathmandu via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Dhaka to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Sylhet to Bharatpur via Dubai, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Sylhet to Bharatpur via Dhaka, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Sylhet to Bharatpur via Dhaka, Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Dhaka to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from New Karimganj (NKMG) to Kishanganj (KNE)
Ave. Duration
18h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kishanganj (KNE) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
11h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Malda Town (MLDT) to Samastipur Junction (SPJ)
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bangladesh Railway
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
Bus from Jaleshwor to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
busnepal.com
BusBD
Website
busbd.com.bd
Bus from Sylhet to Dhaka
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busbd.com.bd
National Travels
Website
nationaltravels-bd.com
Bus from Kalabagan to Godagari
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
nationaltravels-bd.com
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10

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