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Kathmandu to Lumbini Tourist Bus Ticket

Kathmandu to Lumbini Tourist Bus Ticket

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Kathmandu to Lumbini Tourist Bus Ticket Overview

Holiday Planner Treks offers comfy and top-notch bus tickets from Kathmandu to Lumbini at a great price. Our buses come with cozy seats, air conditioning, and a clean environment—perfect for a smooth journey. We also provide private transportation from Kathmandu to Lumbini.

The distance between Lumbini and Kathmandu is about 330 kilometers, and the bus ride takes around 10–11 hours through Nepal's beautiful hills. This journey connects the capital with Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddharth Gautam Buddha. Kathmandu, often called the "city of temples," is not just historically important but also a major administrative center in Nepal.

The Kathmandu to Lumbini tourist bus runs twice daily, leaving at 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. from both cities. It starts at the Gongabu bus park and ends at Mayadevi gate number 5.

For an easier option, you can get your bus tickets online through Holiday Planner Treks. No need to go to the office—just buy your tickets online securely using credit or debit cards or e-wallets. The Kathmandu-Lumbini Deluxe Tourist Bus costs NPR 1500 for Nepalese citizens and US$15 for international visitors.

Lumbini, where Siddharth Gautam Buddha was born, is a significant pilgrimage site for Buddhists worldwide. The Kathmandu-Lumbini tourist bus makes the trip hassle-free. Explore various monasteries in Lumbini built by different nations. Lumbini is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with numerous stupas from countries around the world, attracting pilgrims.

Holiday Planner Treks provides spacious, flexible, and sanitized buses from Kathmandu to Lumbini with safety features. Morning and night bus tickets offer flexibility, and you'll enjoy amenities like air conditioning, deluxe seating, a free water bottle, and blankets for the night journey.

Departing Time of Kathmandu Lumbini Tourist Bus Route 

The Kathmandu Lumbini Tourist Bus operates twice daily, departing in the morning and night from both Kathmandu and Lumbini. The bus follows a scenic route from Gongabu Bus Park, passing through Swayambhu, Kalanki, Thankot, Mugling, Gaidakot, Tamasriya, Baedaghat, Sunwal, and finally reaching Lumbini.

  • Morning Departure: The Kathmandu Lumbini Deluxe tourist bus sets off at 7:00 A.M. each morning from Gongabu Bus Park in Kathmandu and Mayadevi Gate No.5 in Lumbini. To catch the morning bus, passengers should arrive at the bus station by 6:30 A.M.

  • Night Departure: For those preferring a night journey, the tourist bus from Kathmandu to Lumbini, and vice versa, departs at 7:00 P.M. from both cities. The reporting time for the night shift is at 6:30 P.M., and passengers must ensure they reach the bus station promptly.

Additional Details: The morning and night shifts provide flexible options for travelers. The morning journey offers a refreshing start, allowing passengers to enjoy the daylight scenery, while the night trip ensures a comfortable and peaceful ride. Both departures promise a convenient and timely travel experience, with the bus following a well-planned route through various scenic locations. Travelers are encouraged to book their tickets in advance to secure their seats for this popular tourist bus route.

Kathmandu Lumbini Bus Ticket Fare

The pricing for the Kathmandu Lumbini tourist bus ticket differs for Nepali citizens and tourists. Both the night and morning buses are priced equally. Rest assured, we ensure a high standard of service as you journey from Kathmandu to Lumbini. The tourist bus fare from Kathmandu to Lumbini is outlined below:

Bus Price (for Nepali) Price (For foreigner)
Deluxe Tourist Bus 1550 rupees USD 15
VIP Sofa Tourist Bus 2050 rupees USD 20

Kathmandu Lumbini Road Condition

The trip from Kathmandu to Lumbini takes you on well-maintained roads with smooth surfaces, though there might be some bumps. The two cities are linked by the Prithivi Highway and Siddhartha Highway, covering about 330 kilometers. Traveling this route by road gives you a fantastic experience, with beautiful views of mountains and the winding Trishuli River.

As you travel, you'll pass through Gaidakot, the entrance to Lumbini, after going through Narayanghat. While the journey promises scenic beauty, be ready for possible delays due to construction and occasional traffic jams on the way from Kathmandu to Lumbini. These delays, though a bit inconvenient, provide chances to enjoy the surroundings and take in the diverse landscapes along this interesting journey.

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