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Did you mean flights from Kathmandu to Dubai?

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: Aug 17, 2019 5:18 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Kathmandu. Nepal & Oman Air frequently offer the best deals to Kathmandu flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Nepal
DXBKTM
Wed 9/11
nonstop
KTMDXB
Tue 9/17
nonstop
AED1,132
Oman Air
DXBKTM
Fri 8/30
1 stop
KTMDXB
Tue 9/17
1 stop
AED1,301
Air India
DXBKTM
Wed 9/11
1 stop
KTMDXB
Tue 9/17
1 stop
AED1,323
IndiGo
DXBKTM
Fri 8/30
1 stop
KTMDXB
Tue 9/17
1 stop
AED1,326
flydubai
DXBKTM
Tue 9/10
nonstop
KTMDXB
Tue 9/17
nonstop
AED1,411
Emirates
DXBKTM
Tue 9/10
nonstop
KTMDXB
Tue 9/17
nonstop
AED1,558

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 AED1,301.

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.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days AED1,403 AED1,356
7-14 days AED1,187 AED1,271
14-21 days AED1,444 AED1,356
21-30 days AED1,132 AED1,323
30-60 days AED1,646 AED1,657
60-90 days AED1,440 AED1,716
90+ days AED1,139 AED1,345

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dubai to Kathmandu

We've examined 57,595,778,181 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 Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
AED1,356AED1,356AED1,132AED1,356AED1,187AED1,356AED1,356

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
August Dubai Kathmandu Nepal 8/30/19 9/17/19 0 AED1,187
September Dubai Kathmandu Nepal 9/11/19 9/17/19 0 AED1,132
October Dubai Kathmandu Nepal 10/30/19 11/19/19 0 AED1,444
November Dubai Kathmandu Nepal 11/20/19 12/10/19 0 AED1,330
December Dubai Kathmandu Nepal 12/1/19 12/14/19 0 AED1,290
January Dubai Kathmandu Nepal 1/1/20 1/9/20 0 AED1,139
February Dubai Kathmandu Nepal 2/2/20 2/6/20 0 AED1,290
March Dubai Kathmandu Nepal 3/20/20 3/24/20 0 AED1,290

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.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
AED1,356
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
AED1,356 AED1,356
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AED1,356 AED1,356
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AED1,356 AED1,547
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AED1,547 AED1,745
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AED1,745

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 AED1,550.

The average price for direct flights from Dubai to Kathmandu is AED1,330.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Dubai to Kathmandu.

Weekly Direct Flights from Dubai to Kathmandu - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
flydubai 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:20 21:20
Nepal 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 22:55 22:55

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 AED724.

The average price for round trip flights from Dubai to Kathmandu is AED1,330.

Dubai to Kathmandu Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Dubai to Kathmandu?
Answer: The average Dubai to Kathmandu flight time is 4 hours and 16 minutes.
Question: How far is Kathmandu from Dubai?
Answer: The distance from Dubai to Kathmandu is 2,988 kilometers (1,857 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Dubai to Kathmandu?
Answer: There are 18 direct flights from Dubai to Kathmandu.
Question: What are the most popular Dubai airlines for direct flights from Dubai to Kathmandu?
Answer: Flydubai provides 77% of the non-stop flights between Dubai and Kathmandu.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Dubai to Kathmandu?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Dubai flying to Kathmandu Last modified: Aug 17, 2019 5:18 -04:00Number of routes searched: 31Number of itineraries searched: 666,881

Wondering which airlines fly out of Dubai to Kathmandu? We've gathered the average price of Dubai airlines with flights to Kathmandu. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Dubai to Kathmandu
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Emirates -
flydubai -
Nepal -
Air India CCU
Air India DEL
Biman DAC
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Korean ICN
Malaysia KUL
China Eastern KMG
Singapore SIN
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
Oman Air MCT

Dubai to Kathmandu Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Dubai and Kathmandu. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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