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Book your trip to arrive at Tribhuvan International, or Kathmandu - Sorhakhutte. The distance between Varanasi and Kathmandu is 352 km. The most popular airlines for this route are IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited, Nepal Airlines, Air Vistara, and Fly Dubai. Varanasi and Kathmandu have 135 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Kathmandu, consider visiting Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nepal, Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal, and Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Buddha Air on Mondays, and Fridays.

Check-in for a flight from Varanasi to Kathmandu

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Air India LimitedAICAIYesNo
Nepal AirlinesRNARAYesNo
Air VistaraVTIUKYesNo
Fly DubaiFDBFZYesNo

Nepal COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

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

Departure

Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Nepal
  • Mandatory International Traveler Online Arrival Form

Return

Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for India
  • Recommended contact-tracing app
  • Mandatory health declaration form for vaccinated travelers
Additional information
  • Health screening on arrival
  • Masks are recommended in public

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

How long does it take to travel from Varanasi to Kathmandu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Varanasi and Kathmandu takes around 0.42 hours.
What is the flight distance between Varanasi and Kathmandu?
The flight distance between Varanasi and Kathmandu is 352 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Varanasi and Kathmandu?
Several carriers operate flights between Varanasi and Kathmandu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Buddha Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Varanasi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Varanasi and New Delhi, Mumbai, Bagdogra, Singapore, Jaipur, Dehradun, Chennai, Dubai, Bengaluru, Goa, Udaipur, Khajuraho Group of Monuments, London, Bandar Seri Begawan, Barcelona, Jaisalmer, Kolkata, Chiang Mai, Dammam, Bangkok.
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, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Darwin, Hanoi, Bangkok, Brisbane, Perth, Johor Bahru, Gold Coast, Penang, Dublin, Toronto.
What airports are near Varanasi?
The main airport in Varanasi is Lal Bahadur Shastri International. It is also served by Jay Prakash Narayan International, Lal Bahadur Shastri International, Mahayogi Gorakhnath, Gautam Buddha, Allahabad, Gaya.
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.
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