There are 6 ways to get from Tanakpur to Kathmandu by taxi, plane, car, train or bus

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Taxi to Dhangarhi, fly  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tanakpur to Dhangarhi
  2. Fly from Dhangarhi (DHI) to Kathmandu (KTM) DHI - KTM

$63 - $279

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Taxi, train, drive  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tanakpur to Lal Kuan (LKU)
  2. Take the train from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Rampur (RMU)
  3. Take the train from Rampur (RMU) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  4. Drive from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kathmandu

$46 - $77

4 alternative options

Drive to Surkhet, fly  •  7 h

  1. Drive from Tanakpur to Surkhet
  2. Fly from Surkhet (SKH) to Kathmandu (KTM) SKH - KTM

$211 - $644

Taxi, train, drive, bus  •  23 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tanakpur to Kichha (KHH)
  2. Take the train from Kichha (KHH) to Bareilly (BE)
  3. Take the train from Bareilly (BE) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  4. Drive from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Chitwan Sauraha
  5. Take the bus from Chitwan Sauraha to Kathmandu

$46 - $81

Taxi, train, bus  •  33 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tanakpur to Lal Kuan (LKU)
  2. Take the train from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
  3. Take the train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  4. Take the bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu

$46 - $70

Drive  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Tanakpur to Kathmandu 476.1 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tanakpur and Kathmandu is 532 km. The road distance is 761.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Tanakpur to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dhangarhi Airport to Kathmandu Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Kathmandu is 15 min ahead of Tanakpur. It is currently 5:45 PM in Tanakpur and 6:00 PM in Kathmandu.

Yes, the driving distance between Tanakpur to Kathmandu is 762 km. It takes approximately 11 h 42 min to drive from Tanakpur to Kathmandu.

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Nova Airline and Buddha Air Ltd offer flights from Dhangarhi 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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  • Distance: 332.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Tanakpur, Uttarakhand, India and Kathmandu, Nepal?

There is no direct connection from Tanakpur to Kathmandu. However, you can take the taxi to Dhangarhi airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the drive to Kathmandu. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Surkhet airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the drive to Kathmandu.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Dhangarhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Surkhet to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
Flights from Dhangarhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kichha (KHH) to Bareilly (BE)
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $13
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Train from Bareilly (BE) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
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Train from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Rampur (RMU)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $13
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Train from Rampur (RMU) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
19 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
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Train from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
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Train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
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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
bus
Bus from Birgunj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Other operators
Taxi from Tanakpur to Dhangarhi
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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