Distance from India to Nepal

Name India Nepal
Country flag Flag of India Flag of Nepal
Country ISO code IN / IND NP / NPL
Continent Asia Asia
Continent code AS AS
Capital - Kathmandu
Total cities 254309 14043
Cost of living Cost of living in India Cost of living in Nepal
DD coordinates 21.128996 / 82.779220 28.397362 / 84.125760
DMS coordinates 21°07'44.38" N / 82°46'45.19" E 28°23'50.50" N / 84°07'32.74" E
UTM coordinates 44Q 684775.02313724 2337458.4348556 45R 218375.77240515 3144582.7647273
Time zone - Asia/Kathmandu
Airports Airports in India: 285 Airports in Nepal: 50
Straight distance from India to Nepal is 820 kilometers (509 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is India from Nepal, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 21.128996 / 82.779220 (IN) and 28.397362 / 84.125760 (NP).


When trying to get from India to Nepal, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 820 km / 509 mil. Surely, both IN and NP are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of 21.128996 / 82.779220 and the arrival coordinates of 28.397362 / 84.125760.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from India to Nepal is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 0 hours, 58 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from India to Nepal? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from India (IN)
Arrives in Nepal (NP)
India to Nepal distance 820 km / 509 mil
Avg car duration 9 hours, 6 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 13 hours, 39 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 8 hours, 11 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 54 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between IN and NP is 820 kilometers = 509 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from IN to NP is 820 kilometers = 509 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to NP takes approximately 0 hours, 54 minutes.
It will take you about 13 hours, 39 minutes to drive from India (IN) to Nepal (NP), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering India from Nepal.