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It is possible to enter Nepal
overland from both India and Tibet.

Getting into Nepal

By Surface

It is possible to enter Nepal overland from both India and Tibet.

From Tibet, you cross the border at Kodari and from there, the journey to Kathmandu takes 7 to 12 hours by bus, depending on the road conditions.

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From India, there are several different border crossings. Coming by train from Delhi or Varanasi the most convenient border crossing is Sunauli/Belahiya. The only direct buses from here to Kathmandu run at night and take approximately 9 hours. From Calcutta, the usual route is via Patna , crossing the border at Raxaul/Birganj and from Darjeeling , the nearest crossing is Karkabhitta. There are also several border crossings in west Nepal.

By Air

There are a number of International Airlines with direct flights to Kathmandu.

  1. Thai Airways International flies daily between Bangkok and Kathmandu.
  2. Qatar Airways fly daily between Doha and Kathmandu with connecting flights to/from Europe and America.
  3. Gulf Air flies daily between UAE and Kathmandu with connecting flights to/from Europe and America.
  4. Air China flies between Lhasa, with connecting flights to/from mainland China.
  5. Martin Air flies between Amsterdam and Kathmandu.
  6. Transavia Airlines flies once a week between Amsterdam and Kathmandu via Sarjah.
  7. Indian Airlines have frequent flights between Delhi, Calcutta, Varanasi and Kathmandu.
  8. Royal Nepal Airlines fly:
    between Hong Kong and Kathmandu.
    between Bangkok and Kathmandu.
    between Singapore and Kathmandu via Bangkok.
    between Osaka and Kathmandu via Shanghai.
    between Delhi and Kathmandu.
    between Bombay and Kathmandu.

Besides, there Biman Bangladesh, Jet Airways, Pakistan Airlines, Pukhet Air connecting Kathmandu with many countries.


 
 
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