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About Flights to Kathmandu

Summary info about Kathmandu flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$338

Best Round-Trip Price

$615

Fastest flight time

22h 15m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Kathmandu from United States in the last 72 hours is $338 (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Kathmandu Tribhuvan).
The best round-trip flight price to Kathmandu from United States in the last 72 hours is $615 (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Kathmandu Tribhuvan).
The fastest flight to Kathmandu from United States takes 22h 15m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Kathmandu Tribhuvan).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Kathmandu, including Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and SriLankan Airlines.

Kathmandu flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Kathmandu?

The month of February is another great option to travel to Kathmandu, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $880.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Kathmandu?

Users booking trips to Kathmandu from Janakpur found flights 88% cheaper than the average price of flights to Kathmandu. To find the cheapest price to Kathmandu from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Kathmandu?

According to our data, Monday is the cheapest day to fly to Kathmandu from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Monday departure recently was $1,175. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Flights from United States to Kathmandu on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around $1,293. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Kathmandu?

At noon is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Kathmandu when you can find flight prices for as low as $1,054. Flying to Kathmandu at noon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights in the evening are often more expensive with an average ticket price of $1,303.

How long does it take to fly to Kathmandu?

If you’re flying from a popular airport in United States, such as Los Angeles or San Francisco, and flying into the most popular airport in Kathmandu (Kathmandu Tribhuvan), then you can expect flight times to average 25h 25m and 21h 30m, respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Kathmandu?

We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Kathmandu 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Kathmandu for $1,182.

Cheapest flights to Kathmandu airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Kathmandu airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Kathmandu

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Kathmandu

Los Angeles (LAX) to Kathmandu (KTM)

Typically, flights to Kathmandu from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Kathmandu Tribhuvan, which has an average price of $1,218

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO KATHMANDU FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary26% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Kathmandu costs on average just $907 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO KATHMANDU FROM LOS ANGELESJuly26% more expensiveIt costs about $1,533 for flights to Kathmandu from Los Angeles in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO KATHMANDU FROM LOS ANGELESJune311% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Kathmandu from Los Angeles in June than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Kathmandu

How long does it take to fly to Kathmandu?

From the US, there are many options for travelers destined for Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (KTM). From the major transportation hub of New York City, specifically John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), flights can take from about 16 hours and 45 minutes to around 40 hours and 15 minutes. From California’s San Francisco International Airport (SFO), flights range from about 24 hours up to about 52 hours. From Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in Texas, the flights will range from around 19 hours and 15 minutes up to about 45 hours.

Where can you fly directly to Kathmandu from?

Nonstop flights from the United States to Kathmandu, Nepal are not currently available, but some options provide service with just one stop. If you’re looking to fly from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ALT) in Georgia, you can catch a one-layover flight that stops in Istanbul. Additionally, there are options from New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) that stop once in Doha, Dubai, or Istanbul, as well as from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) that stop in Doha, Dubai, New Delhi, or Istanbul. Travelers departing from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) in New England have options for one-stop flights too, which typically layover at Doha or Dubai. If you’re heading to Kathmandu from the west coast, there are flights from California’s Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) that stop only once along the way, typically in Singapore.

Users planning a flight to Kathmandu during the months of June, July, or August should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Kathmandu even when it's raining, though. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Civil Mall.

Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Kathmandu for February, March, and April, when they can visit Garden of Dreams and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Kathmandu is possible. If you are planning a flight to Kathmandu, consider booking flights to Ramechhap Airport (50 mi from Kathmandu city center), Bharatpur Airport (55 mi from Kathmandu city center), Janakpur Airport (79 mi from Kathmandu city center), Lukla Tenzing-Hillary Airport (86 mi from Kathmandu city center) or Pokhara Airport (88 mi from Kathmandu city center).

Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Kathmandu is Janakpur Airport where the average price is $383. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Kathmandu flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Kathmandu found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
Feb 14
IAD1:55 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
26h 50m
1 stop
KTM4:45 pmKathmandu Tribhuvan
Mar 12
KTM8:25 pmKathmandu Tribhuvan
26h 30m
1 stop
IAD10:55 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Feb 28
IAD1:55 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
39h 55m
1 stop
KTM5:50 amKathmandu Tribhuvan
Mar 29
KTM7:20 pmKathmandu Tribhuvan
26h 55m
1 stop
IAD10:15 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
Feb 21
IAD1:55 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
39h 55m
1 stop
KTM5:50 amKathmandu Tribhuvan
Mar 21
KTM5:20 amKathmandu Tribhuvan
34h 00m
1 stop
IAD3:20 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Feb 27
IAD1:55 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
26h 50m
1 stop
KTM4:45 pmKathmandu Tribhuvan
Mar 29
KTM7:20 pmKathmandu Tribhuvan
26h 55m
1 stop
IAD10:15 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Feb 20
BOS5:00 pmBoston Logan Intl
23h 45m
1 stop
KTM4:45 pmKathmandu Tribhuvan
Mar 27
KTM7:20 pmKathmandu Tribhuvan
24h 55m
1 stop
BOS8:15 pmBoston Logan Intl
Qatar Airways
Feb 9
BOS5:00 pmBoston Logan Intl
23h 45m
1 stop
KTM4:45 pmKathmandu Tribhuvan
Feb 23
KTM4:45 amKathmandu Tribhuvan
39h 10m
1 stop
BOS7:55 pmBoston Logan Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Kathmandu

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Kathmandu, view some of our deals below provided by Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways
Multiple Airlines
Oct 31
IAD3:55 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
39h 55m
1 stop
KTM7:50 amKathmandu Tribhuvan
Multiple Airlines
Dec 1
JFK7:30 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
46h 40m
3 stops
KTM6:10 pmKathmandu Tribhuvan
Multiple Airlines
Oct 25
BOS6:15 pmBoston Logan Intl
35h 15m
1 stop
KTM5:30 amKathmandu Tribhuvan

Which airlines fly to Kathmandu?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Kathmandu

Which airlines fly to Kathmandu?

Qatar Airways, China Southern, China Eastern and Emirates are the most popular airlines that fly from United States to Kathmandu on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Kathmandu with these airlines and other airlines flying from United States.

Emirates Flights to Kathmandu

Emirates will jet to Kathmandu around 33 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for Emirates, but prices as low as $746 have been found from Boston Logan Intl to Kathmandu. Emirates has scored 8.4/10 in momondo user reviews.

Korean Air Flights to Kathmandu

Korean Air flights to Kathmandu can start from as low as $1,237 (round-trip, from San Francisco, found in the last 72 hours). Over 2 flights that Korean Air operates to Kathmandu in a normal week, prices can vary significantly. The most popular Korean Air flight to Kathmandu is from Incheon Intl. Korean Air has been rated 8.2/10 by momondo users, in 87 reviews.


Airports near Kathmandu

Below you will find all the airports in Kathmandu along with the distance from the city center

What are the airports operating flights to Kathmandu?

Most of the popular airports in the US serve flights to Kathmandu from the USA. It just depends on where you’re coming from and which airport is most convenient for you. The three main airports that serve USA to Kathmandu flights are San Francisco International Airport (SFO), O'Hare International Airport (ORD), and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Out of the three, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest, while O'Hare International Airport is the one that offers most flights on that route. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will land at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), which is only three miles away from the city center of Kathmandu.

How do you get to the city center from Kathmandu airport?

The trip from Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), Kathmandu to the center of the city takes about 12 minutes via taxi. Taxis are usually the preferred method of travel for visitors unfamiliar with the area. If you have booked a hotel before your arrival, then you may find that the hotel runs a shuttle that picks up guests from the ground transportation area outside the terminal to whichever hotel has been booked. Lastly, there are local buses that run regular routes from just outside the terminal building to the city center. The bus services are not as scheduled as traditional western public transportation, but you’ll want to ensure your chosen bus provides service to Ratna Park, which will put you at the center of the city. These journeys usually between about 20 minutes and an hour.


Popular routes to Kathmandu

Most frequently searched flights to Kathmandu along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Dallas to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time20h 40m
Cheapest price$1,057
New York to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time19h 45m
Cheapest price$679
Washington, D.C. to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time17h 55m
Cheapest price$619
San Francisco to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time21h 30m
Cheapest price$1,119
Los Angeles to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time25h 45m
Cheapest price$1,011
Chicago to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time19h 25m
Cheapest price$812
Seattle to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time23h 40m
Cheapest price$1,124
Denver to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time28h 45m
Cheapest price$1,193
Philadelphia to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time17h 55m
Cheapest price$801
Houston to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time27h 15m
Cheapest price$1,187
Boston to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time19h 55m
Cheapest price$636
Atlanta to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time22h 20m
Cheapest price$1,098
San Jose to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time30h 15m
Cheapest price$1,093
Minneapolis to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time30h 15m
Cheapest price$979
Portland to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time23h 00m
Cheapest price$1,117
Pittsburgh to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time25h 30m
Cheapest price$1,191
Columbus to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time27h 14m
Cheapest price$780
Phoenix to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time28h 29m
Cheapest price$1,142
Salt Lake City to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time27h 26m
Cheapest price$1,201
Cincinnati to Kathmandu Flights
Fastest flight time28h 51m
Cheapest price$1,145

Visa requirements for visiting Kathmandu

Do you need a visa or a passport to fly to Kathmandu?

American citizens will be required to show their passports to customs upon arrival in Kathmandu. The passport should have no less than six months remaining validity at the time of entry and should have at least one blank page (which isn’t the endorsements page) for immigration stamps. As for visa requirements, you must apply for a five-year multiple-entry tourist visa before traveling in order to be allowed entry into the country. The visa can be applied for either at the Embassy of Nepal in Washington, D.C., or the Consulate General of Nepal in New York City.

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Kathmandu?

A visa is required for travelers from the United States to visit Kathmandu, Nepal. You can either apply for the visa before departure or obtain one upon landing. The cost of the visa will depend upon the length of stay. Concerning other travel documents, you’ll need to ensure your passport is valid for at least six months from the date of your departure, and that the passport has at least one blank page, which is required for the visa.


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Best things to do and see in Kathmandu

Do any airlines fly non-stop from the USA to Kathmandu?

Unfortunately, there aren’t any airlines that are offering direct flights to Kathmandu from the USA at the moment. Therefore, if you want to get there via the shortest route, you will have to contend with at least one stopover in the Middle East before landing in Nepal. Qatar Airways provides the quickest flight between the two countries. This flight is about 21 hours long and features a three hour and 10 minute stopover in Doha at Hamad International Airport (DOH). Some of the inflight amenities you can expect to enjoy while on this flight include wireless internet to allow for web browsing, power and USB outlets, comfortable seats with recliners, seatback on-demand video, and some delicious meals.

What are good stopover options on the way from the US to Kathmandu?

There are quite a number of stopover options for flights coming from the USA to Kathmandu. The stopover depends on the airline you’re flying with since most airlines tend to make a stopover in their home hub for refueling and servicing. For example, when flying with Qatar Airways, you are most likely to stop in Doha (DOH), which is their main hub. Turkish Airlines, which also services that route, tends to make a stop in Istanbul (IST) while those flying via Emirates will stop at Dubai (DXB). The length of stopovers isn’t fixed and varies from airline to airline, so be sure to confirm that when booking.

What can you see and do in Kathmandu?

Travelers who have secured a Kathmandu flight deal will have the opportunity to explore a total of seven UNESCO World Heritage sites nearby. The mountain-top capital city is nestled in the Kathmandu Valley at the heart of Nepal, and visitors will be fascinated by the architectural wonders that offer a peek into the country’s history. Head to the Swayambhunath Stupa, a stunning golden-topped temple that is believed to have been built in the 5th century. You may also want to check out the five-acre Hanuman Dhoka estate that is home to several beautiful edifices, including the Malla Dynasty Palace.


Why use momondo?

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