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Travelers usually depart from Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort when they travel from Colombo to Kathmandu. Book your trip to arrive at Tribhuvan International, or Kathmandu - Sorhakhutte. The most popular airlines for this route are SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited, Nepal Airlines, and Qatar Airways. Colombo and Kathmandu have 224 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Kathmandu, consider visiting Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nepal, Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal, and Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Check-in for a flight from Colombo to Kathmandu

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
SriLankan AirlinesALKULYesNo
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Air India LimitedAICAIYesNo
Nepal AirlinesRNARAYesNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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Nepal COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Sri Lanka can enter Nepal, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Nepal
  • Mandatory International Traveler Online Arrival Form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Sri Lanka
Additional information
  • Masks are not required in public places

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Nepal in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Colombo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Colombo and London, Bangkok, Melbourne, Malé, Sydney, Gold Coast, Perth, Taipei, Brisbane, New Delhi, Chennai, Kyiv, Goa, Hanoi, Mumbai, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Dubai, Hong Kong, Wellington.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kathmandu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kathmandu and London, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Taipei, Manila, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Varanasi, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Darwin, Hanoi, Bangkok, Brisbane, Perth, Johor Bahru, Gold Coast, Penang, Dublin.
Which airports are there in Colombo?
Colombo is mainly served by Bandaranaike International. But there are other airports nearby, including Colombo Ratmalana Airport, Kelani River-Peliyagoda Waterdrome, Dandugama Sea Plane Base.
What airports are near Kathmandu?
The main airport in Kathmandu is Tribhuvan International. It is also served by Tribhuvan International, Pokhara, Gautam Buddha, Bharatpur, Janakpur, Simara.
What buses and trains depart from Colombo?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Colombo, including Sri Lanka Railways.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Colombo and Kathmandu?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Colombo and Kathmandu thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Colombo and Kathmandu can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Colombo and Kathmandu?
Currently, you can fly between Colombo and Kathmandu with SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited, Nepal Airlines, Qatar Airways.
When's the best time to travel between Colombo and Kathmandu?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Colombo and Kathmandu, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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