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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Taxi to Dhangarhi, fly  •  4 h 38 min

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

$66 - $282

Cheapest option

Taxi, train, drive  •  25 h 22 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

$49 - $81

4 alternative options

Drive to Nepalganj, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Tanakpur to Nepalganj
  2. Fly from Nepalganj (KEP) to Kathmandu (KTM) KEP - KTM

$192 - $581

Taxi, train, drive, bus  •  23 h 10 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

$49 - $85

Taxi, train, bus  •  33 h 26 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

$49 - $74

Drive  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Tanakpur to Kathmandu 476.1 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tanakpur to Kathmandu is to taxi and train and bus which costs ₹3,300 - ₹5,500 and takes 33 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tanakpur to Kathmandu is to taxi and fly which costs ₹4,400 - ₹20,000 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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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 38 min to get from Tanakpur to Kathmandu, including transfers.

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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 Nepalganj airport, fly to Kathmandu, then take the drive to Kathmandu.

Airlines
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Dhangarhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Nepalganj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Dhangarhi to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Nepalganj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Nepalganj to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kichha (KHH) to Bareilly (BE)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
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Train from Bareilly (BE) to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
Ave. Duration
12 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Rampur (RMU)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Rampur (RMU) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
19 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lal Kuan (LKU) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
Ave. Duration
13 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
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
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 35 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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