Flights from Dubai to Kathmandu, Nepal

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Kathmandu is Nepal’s capital city and is the largest metropolitan area in Nepal. The city stands in the Kathmandu Valley at an elevation of around 4,600 feet above sea level. Many travelers start their journey to Nepal in this busy, breath-taking city. While tourists travel to Nepal for a variety of reasons, one of the big draws of the country is no doubt the adventure of trekking in the Himalayan mountain region, and it is estimated that over 200,000 trekkers make their way to Nepal each year to take on a variety of challenges, from the fairly easy to the extreme.

Flying to Kathmandu

1. Which Airports serve Dubai to Kathmandu?

Flights from Dubai to Kathmandu depart from Dubai International Airport and arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, conveniently situated just a few miles from Kathmandu city center. There are no trains or trams here, but you can take a bus into the city, or grab a taxi.

2. Which Airlines operate flights from Dubai to Kathmandu?

There are a few carriers offering direct flights to Kathmandu from Dubai, including: Fly Dubai, Emirates, Nepal Airlines and Himalaya Airlines. There are multiple flights each day, and several airlines also offer this route with a layover.

3. How long is the flight?

You can expect a direct flight from Dubai to Kathmandu to take approximately 4 hours and 15 minutes from departure to arrival. There is a small time zone difference, with Kathmandu being 2 hours ahead of Dubai.

4. Climate changes between Dubai and Kathmandu

While Dubai is very hot and dry all year round, Kathmandu is somewhat cooler in the summer and much cooler in the winter months. Kathmandu also experiences more rain, especially in July and August, so pack accordingly. If you are one of the many tourists traveling to the region for a trekking adventure, you will need to pack for cold nights in the mountains too.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

The national currency is the Nepalese Rupee, which is difficult to buy and sell outside of Nepal. You can change money as soon as you get there, at a bank, or at the airport. It’s advisable to only change what you need, and convert currency back to your home currency before your return. Credit cards are accepted, but certainly not everywhere, so you will need some cash.

Most travelers need a visa to enter Nepal. You can obtain this in advance, from the Nepalese embassy in your home country, or get one on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport.

Kathmandu Information

Kathmandu is a diverse and stunning city, in a breath-taking location. Within the city limits, you can explore ancient Hindu and Buddhist religious sites, chill in the Garden of Dreams, or sample delicious Nepalese food. However, many people come to the area in search of outdoor adventure and challenge. Within easy reach of the city you can experience trekking, canyoning, mountain biking, rafting, and kayaking. This area also has a very spiritual vibe, with many travelers coming here to enjoy retreats centered on yoga, meditation, and personal growth.

Dubai to Kathmandu Last modified: Oct 25, 2023 14:31 -04:00

We've scanned 107,069,592 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Kathmandu. Multiple Airlines & Himalaya Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Kathmandu flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from Dubai to Kathmandu?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Dubai to Kathmandu, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AED1,330.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Dubai to Kathmandu?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Dubai to Kathmandu based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Dubai to Kathmandu?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Dubai to Kathmandu.

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< 7 days AED1,366 AED1,304
7-14 days AED1,561 AED1,304
14-21 days AED1,741 AED1,620
21-30 days AED1,741 AED1,521
30-60 days AED1,572 AED1,455
60-90 days AED1,528 AED1,275
90+ days AED1,528 AED1,183

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dubai to Kathmandu

We've examined 214,139,184 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Dubai to Kathmandu is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Dubai to Kathmandu by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Dubai to Kathmandu flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Dubai Kathmandu Air India 10/24/23 10/25/23 1 AED1,304
November Dubai Kathmandu Air India 11/1/23 11/2/23 1 AED1,304
December Dubai Kathmandu Multiple Airlines 12/5/23 12/12/23 1 AED1,488
January Dubai Kathmandu Air India 1/18/24 2/7/24 1 AED1,275
February Dubai Kathmandu Air India 2/15/24 2/23/24 1 AED1,183
March Dubai Kathmandu Air India 3/6/24 3/26/24 1 AED1,183
April Dubai Kathmandu Qatar 4/15/24 5/4/24 1 AED1,741
May Dubai Kathmandu Qatar 5/4/24 5/11/24 1 AED1,789

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Dubai to Kathmandu

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Dubai to Kathmandu. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Dubai to Kathmandu

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Dubai to Kathmandu is AED1,770.

The average price for direct flights from Dubai to Kathmandu is AED1,840.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Dubai to Kathmandu

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Dubai to Kathmandu. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Dubai to Kathmandu is AED735.

The average price for round trip flights from Dubai to Kathmandu is AED1,660.

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Dubai to Kathmandu Airports

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