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Transportation to Kathmandu Airport from the City Center

To reach Tribhuvan International Airport from Kathmandu city center, you can rent a taxi or use the airport shuttle service. If you have rented a car for your travel, you can use the same vehicle for transport to the airport and deliver it at the airport. If your hotel has an airport shuttle service, you can make use of this service by making a reservation in advance.


It is possible to easily find a taxi in Kathmandu city center. If you ask for it your hotel would arrange a taxi for you to be in front of the hotel at the time you checkout. Although it depends on the traffic intensity, it takes about 15 minutes to reach the airport from the city center under normal conditions.


Airport shuttle services depart from several different points of the city center. Your closest shuttle service stop and times can be found at your hotel.

Hotel Service

Some hotels in the city offer airport shuttle services to their customers. If you have booked in advance, the hotel shuttle can pick you up when you ask for and take you to the airport within 15 minutes.

Car Rental

In the city center you can see the offices of many car rental companies. You can also easily reach the airport by means of this transportation which will make your travel easier. To get to Tribhuvan International Airport from the city center, you have to enter the Ring Road and follow the airport signs. Remember that you must have an international driver's license before you can drive in Kathmandu. If your driver's license is not valid, but you want to have a travel with a private vehicle, you can also rent a car with a driver.

Airport Information

Tribhuvan International Airport is the only international airport from where Kathmandu’s, as well as whole Nepal's international flights are made. The airport which is located in the Kathmandu Valley, between mountains, serves with an airstrip that is hard to land, often causing the planes to circulate around the valley again before landing.

The airport, which has been operating since 1949, is about 6 kilometers from the city center of Kathmandu. The airport has all the basic services such as post office, first aid center, foreign exchange office, and cash dispenser.

There is also a souvenir shop, a few small eating areas and a CIP Lounge for passengers who do not want to give up comfort. You can also use the free Wi-Fi service throughout Tribhuvan International Airport.

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2017

Transportation to Manchester City Center from Airport

Manchester Airport was ranked the 3rd busiest airport in the UK, in terms of passenger traffic, in 2015. It is a major international airport operating both domestic and international flights out of 3 passenger terminals. The airport offers a range of services aimed at meeting passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs.

There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get to the city center from Manchester Airport, including taxi, bus, train, tram, bicycle, and rental car. The airport is located 15 km from the city center, so any method you choose will be a convenient and quick option.  


Taking a taxi from the airport to the city center is quite convenient and fast. Taxis are readily available outside of the terminal exits once you land. A taxi to the city center from the airport should take less than 30 minutes, under normal traffic conditions, and cost around 20-30 pounds. The airport also features private hire taxis through the company Arrow Cars. This service can accommodate up to 8 passengers and provides comfortable and reliable transportation to the city.


Another transportation alternative to get to the city center from Manchester Airport is by bus. Buses depart from The Station, Manchester Airport’s ground transport interchange. Buses are an affordable and convenient way to get to the city. There are 9 different bus routes that operate between the airport and the city. The bus you need to take will depend on your destination in the city.


Trains are another affordable and convenient method of transportation to get to the city from the airport. Trains depart from the Manchester Airport railway station, which is located at The Station. Trains operate every day of the week and run every 10 minutes. A train from the airport to the city center takes about 20 minutes.


There is a Metrolink station at the airport for those who want to take the tram to the city center. The tram is accessible from The Station and provides convenient transportation to the city. Trams operates every day of the week and run every 12-15 minutes and provide comfortable transportation to many parts of the city.


Manchester Airport places great emphasis on the use of bicycles as an environmentally friendly transportation alternative. There are designated bike paths between the airport and the city center and special parking areas for bicycles at the airport. Thanks to these paths and cycle bays passengers can ride their bikes to and from the airport.

Rental Car

Another transportation alternative to get to the city is by rental car. Renting a car is also a great way to get around in the city and explore the surrounding areas during your trip. There are various rental car offices located at the airport. Since the airport is located 15 km away, you can enjoy a comfortable drive to the city center. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

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Which airports can I use for Kathmandu-Manchester flights?

For Kathmandu-Manchester flights, you can use Tribhuvan Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly station Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Kathmandu-Manchester and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Kathmandu-Manchester is 7412 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 9 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Kathmandu-Manchester flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Kathmandu-Manchester flights is Wednesday.

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