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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 ANGELES||February||26% cheaper||Flying from Los Angeles to Kathmandu costs on average just $907 in February|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO KATHMANDU FROM LOS ANGELES||July||26% more expensive||It costs about $1,533 for flights to Kathmandu from Los Angeles in July|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO KATHMANDU FROM LOS ANGELES||June||311% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Kathmandu from Los Angeles in June than any other month|
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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