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Kathmandu Airport Taxis and Transfers

Useful Information for your Kathmandu Airport Taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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The Most Reliable Kathmandu Airport Taxis and Transfers

Once you arrive in Kathmandu, you’ll need a way to reach your destination. You may be heading straight to the city to embark on an adventure, or perhaps you’ll be eager to get to your accommodation to recharge after travelling. No matter where you are headed in or around Kathmandu, a Welcome airport taxi service from Kathmandu airport can get you to where you are going as quickly and comfortably as possible.

After landing and collecting your belongings, a professional English-speaking Welcome driver will be waiting for you at the airport’s arrivals hall. Your Kathmandu airport taxi driver will be holding a sign with your name on it, so you can easily find each other. Additionally, Welcome drivers receive live updates on your flight’s arrival time, so even if you are delayed or early, your driver will be there waiting for you at no extra charge!

Once your belongings are loaded into your pre-selected vehicle, you can sit back, relax, and be on your way. Keep in mind that your friendly driver will be happy to answer any questions you may have about Kathmandu and can offer suggestions for the best places to visit and dine during your trip.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
2.40 €
4 €
16 MIN
2.20 €
3.50 €
13 MIN
1.50 €
2 €

Prepaid Taxi Services from Kathmandu Airport that Suit Every Group Size

When travelling in a group, it is usually easier for everyone to stay together. Not only it’s more fun, but you can also avoid potential mix-ups or complications. Welcome Pickups understands the need to keep your group in the same place. To accommodate travellers who book their airport taxi service in Kathmandu with us, we offer different sizes of vehicles. Our stylish Sedans have space for groups of up to four, whilst larger groups can book spacious minivans that seat up to eight passengers.

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Directions for your Airport Taxi Service from Kathmandu to the City Centre

Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) is about 5 kilometres from Kathmandu. The trip takes 16 minutes. After exiting the airport, you will take Ring Road to Paneku Marg. From Paneku Marg, take Bhagawati Marg to Nagpokhari Marg, which will take you to the city centre. The route you take may differ depending on exactly where you are headed.

Taking a Kathmandu Airport Taxi to the City Centre

Rather than spending energy and time taking public transportation to reach your destination, you can save some hassle by pre-booking your Kathmandu airport taxi with a trusted Welcome Pickups driver. Choosing a top-rated, prepaid taxi service from Kathmandu airport will ensure you have a smooth, safe, and quick transfer. As soon as you disembark from the plane and gather your belongings, you can find your English-speaking Welcome driver waiting for you, start your ride right away and reach your destination without unnecessary delays.

Flat rate fee for your Kathmandu Airport Transfer

Several taxi companies serve Kathmandu airport. You can find a booth in the airport terminal offering pre-paid taxi rides with the applicable costs available. If you are taking a taxi from elsewhere in Kathmandu, you can ask that your driver uses their taximeter, or more commonly, you can negotiate a flat rate for your ride. Generally, taxi fares are determined by a base rate of €0.50 (NPR 60) and a per kilometre rate of €0.40 (NPR 49). You can expect to pay a higher fee at night. During the day, the fare from Kathmandu airport to Kathmandu is estimated to cost €2.40 (NPR 305). For a competitive flat rate with no hidden charges, you can always book your ride in advance with Welcome Pickups.

Frequently asked questions

How do Kathmandu airport taxis calculate their fares?

If you are coming from Kathmandu airport, there is a pre-paid taxi booth offering taxi rides at fixed prices, that can be found at the booth. If you are taking a taxi from elsewhere, you can ask your driver to utilise their meter, or you can negotiate a set rate if you feel confident. Generally, taxi fares are estimated by a base rate of €0.50 (NPR 60) and a per kilometre rate of €0.40 (NPR 49). Increased nighttime prices apply.

Where will my Welcome driver meet me?

As soon as you land and gather your belongings, the Kathmandu airport taxi driver assigned to you by Welcome will be ready and waiting in the Arrivals Hall. Your driver will be holding a sign with your name on it so that you can easily spot them and be on your way. Moreover, keep an eye out for an email a day before your booking, for all your driver’s details, including a photo and their contact number.

What should I do if my flight is delayed?

There is no need to worry if your flight is delayed or even if it is early. Your Welcome driver will still be there waiting for you. Our trustworthy team receives live updates on your flight status to ensure they are always ready to transport you to wherever you are going as soon as you land.

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