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Travelers usually depart from Chiang Mai International, Chiang Mai Bus Station, or Chiang Mai Train Station when they travel from Chiang Mai to Kathmandu. Book your trip to arrive at Tribhuvan International, or Kathmandu - Sorhakhutte. The most popular airlines for this route are Thai AirAsia, VietJet Air, Thai Smile, Himalaya Airlines, and Nepal Airlines. Chiang Mai and Kathmandu have 225 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Kathmandu, consider visiting Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nepal.

Check-in for a flight from Chiang Mai to Kathmandu

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Thai AirAsiaAIQFDYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
VietJet AirVJCVJYesNo
Thai SmileTHDWENoNo
Himalaya AirlinesHIMH9YesNo
Nepal AirlinesRNARAYesNo

Nepal COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Thailand with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination 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 for vaccinated travelers

Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Thailand

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public

  • Health screening on arrival

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 Chiang Mai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chiang Mai and Bangkok, Phuket City, Krabi, Hanoi, Siem Reap, Ko Samui, Surat Thani Province, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Pattaya, Manila, Udon Thani, Phnom Penh, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Vientiane, Chumphon Province.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kathmandu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kathmandu and New Delhi, Pokhara, Malé, New York, Manila, Varanasi, Tokyo, Dallas, Phnom Penh, Yangon, Boston, Ho Chi Minh City, Hyderabad, San Francisco, Denver, Hanoi, Seoul, Los Angeles, Kuala Lumpur, Minneapolis.
What airports are near Chiang Mai?
The main airport in Chiang Mai is Chiang Mai International. It is also served by Chiang Mai International, Chiang Rai International, Phrae, Lampang.
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.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Chiang Mai and Kathmandu?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Chiang Mai and Kathmandu thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Chiang Mai 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 Chiang Mai and Kathmandu?
Currently, you can fly between Chiang Mai and Kathmandu with Thai AirAsia, VietJet Air, Thai Smile, Himalaya Airlines, Nepal Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Chiang Mai and Kathmandu?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Chiang Mai 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.
What flights operate between Chiang Mai and Kathmandu?
Traveling between Chiang Mai and Kathmandu, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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