Kathmandu to Lukla Flight Ticket Booking, Flight Fare, Cost, Schedule, Price, Distance and Reservation Info

Kathmandu Lukla Flight

Lukla airport offically known as Tenzing Hillary Aiport the most popular airport in Solukhumbu to enter the Everest region. Kathmandu to Lukla flight is the best way to reach Lukla from where trekking and mountaineering starts towards the high mountains. Book cheap flights from Kathmandu to Lukla with kathmanduluklaflight.com. You will get different airlines schedule flights here. Choose your suitable flight time and book online tickets. We offer e-Tickets for online Lukla flights booking.

Kathmandu to Lukla flight is not 100% guaranteed to every time. Due to the unpredictable weather in the mountain region, maximum chances of flight cancellation. Also Lukla flight is difficult to manage because of the few flights but high flow of tourist to Everest. So, early booking of Kathmandu Lukla flight is suggested to all of our clients.

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Lukla Aiport

Kathmandu - Lukla Flight Information

Country: Nepal
IATA Code: LUA
Flight Duration: 25 Minutes
Airlines: Tara Airlines, Simrik Airlines
Flight Distance : 146 km (straight line)
City: Kathmandu(KTM), Lukla (PKR)
Flight Fare: US$ 180
Free Baggage: 10 Kg
Hand carry: 05 Kg
Airport Type: Medium

How to Book Lukla Flight Ticket

1 Choose suitable flight schedule from the list

2 Click on Book Ticket

3 Fill the form and send us

4 Get detail information by email

5 Confirm your flight time and fare

6 Make Full or Partial Payment to confirm

7 Get your e-Ticket by email

Lukla Flight Fare

Regular Airlines Fare: US$ 185.00 per person
Indian & Nepali Fare: NRs. 6500.00 Per Person
Our Discounted Price: US$ 175.00 per person
Discount US$ 10

Daily Flight Schedule:

Daily schedule flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu is conducting by Tara Airlines, Goma Air and Simrik air. Below table lists the flight schedule, please select your suitable flight.

Buddha Air Flight Schedule

From To Flight No. Dep. Time Arv. Time Booking
Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 111

0630

0705

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 113

0630

0705

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 141

0630

0655

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 143

0630

0655

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 115

0810

0845

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 117

0810

0845

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 145

0745

0810

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 147

0745

0810

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 149

0900

0925

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 151

0900

0925

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 119

0950

1025

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 121

0950

1025

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 153

1015

1040

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 155

1015

1040

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 123

1130

1205

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 125

1310

1345

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 127

0900

0925

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 129

1445

1520

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Kathmandu

Lukla

TRA 131

1445

1520

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 112

0720

0755

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 114

0720

0755

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 142

0705

0730

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 144

0705

0730

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 116

0900

0935

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 118

0900

0935

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 146

0820

0845

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 148

0820

0845

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 150

0935

1000

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 152

0935

1000

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 120

1040

1115

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 122

1040

1115

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 154

1050

1115

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 156

1050

1115

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 124

1220

1255

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 126

1400

1435

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 128

1400

1435

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 130

1530

1610

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 132

1540

1615

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Lukla

Kathmandu

TRA 134

1220

1255

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Simrik Airlines Daily Flight Schedule:

From To Days Flight No. Dep. Time Arr. Time Booking
Kathmandu Lukla Daily GNA 218 09:00 (AM) 09:30 (AM) Book Ticket
Kathmandu Lukla Daily GNA 214 11:15 (AM) 11:45 (AM) Book Ticket
Kathmandu Lukla Daily GNA 212 12:45 (PM) 13:15 (PM) Book Ticket
Kathmandu Lukla Daily GNA 220 13:30 (PM) 14:00 (PM) Book Ticket
Kathmandu Lukla Daily GNA 206 15:15 (PM) 15:45 (PM) Book Ticket
Lukla Kathmandu Daily GNA 217 09:45 (AM) 10:15 (AM) Book Ticket
Lukla Kathmandu Daily GNA 215 12:00 (PM) 12:30 (PM) Book Ticket
Lukla Kathmandu Daily GNA 211 13:30 (PM) 14:00 (PM) Book Ticket
Lukla Kathmandu Daily GNA 219 14:15 (PM) 14:45 (PM) Book Ticket
Lukla Kathmandu Daily GNA 205 16:00 (PM) 16:30(PM) Book Ticket

Airlines Flying to Lukla - Kathmandu

Tara Air is the most popular airlines to operate Kathmandu to Lukla flight. It is the biggest flight operator to Lukla flight. Tara air operates mountain flight from Kathmandu to mountains closer to the Himalayas towards the north east side. This company is started business with the mission of helping develop the rural part of Nepal. Tara air flights to Lukla, Jomsom, Dolpa, Taplejung and Simikot airport. It flight towards the hill side of Nepal. Tara air is operated by a fleet of seven STOL aircrafts, comprising of five Twin Otter (DHC 6/300) and two Dornier (DO 228) aircrafts. Tara air is operating scheduled and charter flights to almost all airports in the country.
Goma air is new airlines in Nepal now renamed as Summit Air. Goma air started its operation since Feburary 24, 2011. Summit Air started its operation with two Cessna Grand Caravan 208 B. Summit Air started schedule operation after introduction of factory new LET 410 UVPE-20 STOL aircraft on October 2014, from its Kathmandu base. Summit Air strength lies in its qualified flight crew , engineering team and the state of art equipment. Summit Air within 4 yrs of its operation, have established itself as the most sought out STOL operator in Nepal. Summit Air takes pride in being in being the first operator in Nepal to introduce factory New STOL Aircraft after a long gap of 40 years. Summit air is now flying to Jomsom, Rara, Lukla, Dolpa, and Simikot. Mostly Kathmandu to Lukla flight is major destination of Goma (Summit) air as domestic flight in Nepal.
Simrik Airlines is a well established domestic flight operator in Nepal. It is the most prominent fixed wing airline in Nepal. The airlines is organized by a group of distinguished aviator of repute with the vast professional experience in the field of aviation, it has created an indelible image as the provider of the best mountain flight experience. Simrik airlines has helicopter company though which it is well established in the market of Nepalese sky. Simrik airlines is mainly flying to Lukla from Kathmandu, Pokhara, Bhairahawa and Jomsom. Simrik Airlines flies to Pokhara, Bhairahawa, Lukla & Jomsom from Kathmandu. This company is operating Mountain Flight in by the Beech 1900 aircrafts and Lukla and Jomsom flight by Dornier 228.

Additional Information

About Lukla

Lukla, a small Sherpa settlement, is located at an altitude of 2,800m where many trekking starts their trekking to Khumbu region. Lukla is gaining popularity with many lodging options, shops and trekking gears to buy and rent. It is the major gateway that leads us to exotic Khumbu region including majestic Everest. Kathmandu-Lukla flight offers the spectacular view of 18 highest peaks among which 4 of them are above 8,000m (subject to clear weather). Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla takes about 35 minutes through Trans-Himalayan route of Nepal.  

Lukla airport also known as Hilary Tensing Airport is built on steep incline of a hillside. The airport is 450m long and 20m wide and the runway incline is a staggering 12%. It lies on a slot sector (flight can’t be 100% guaranteed) so sometimes we have to deal offline. We have deal with maximum flight cancellation because of bad weather. We are committed in arranging suitable flights and dealing with flight cancellation and weather condition. We also operate helicopter rescue facilities in any case of emergency. Since Lukla airport is one most dangerous airport in the world, Flight to Lukla is perfect for adrenaline lover and thrill seeker who wish to undertake an adventurous journey to witness the long fabled beauty of Khumbu region and Everest.

Flight Duration

It takes 35 minutes of scenic flight from Kathmandu to reach Lukla via aircraft. Note- the landing at Lukla airport is thrilling. Simrik Airlines, Goma Airlines and Tara Airlines are the best operating domestic airline which schedules (Kathmandu – Lukla) and (Lukla-Kathmandu) flights on daily basis. These airlines holds great safety records despite of having dangerous flight routes and treacherous runway in Lukla.

Kathmandu – Lukla Flight Cost

The flight cost to Lukla totally depends on the passport that the travelers hold. For Nepali citizen, the flight fare for Kathmandu Lukla costs RS 6,280 and 140 USD for Indian citizen. For foreigner, the price costs around 161 USD. The price fluctuates from day to day. So it is hard to provide the direct answer regarding flight fare to Lukla.
Our strong networks with numerous domestic airlines in Nepal enables us to offers you the best flight with the best ticket rate. As Lukla is one of most crowded touristic hub in Nepal, we suggest you to book ticket at least 5-7 days prior the flight.

Baggage
The domestic airlines allow you to carry 10 kg luggage with 5kg hand carry bag. If you wish to carry more than 10 kg, the airline charges you nominal cost per kg. The extra luggage charge varies from airlines to airlines. If you are willing to trek or climb Everest, 10 kg luggage and 5 kg hand carry might cover all the necessary gears and equipment.

Flight Cancellation and Delay

Owing to its difficult mountain terrain and climatic variation, the domestic flights in Nepal (especially Lukla flight) are more like to get delayed and cancelled.
We recommend you to travel during best trekking seasons (spring and autumn) when the weather is dry, clear and stable. During these seasons, the flight delay and cancellation are very rare. Monsoon and winter seasons brings thick fog, winds, rain, patchy cloud and unfavorable conditions resulting in high prone to flight delay and cancellation. 
If you are travelling to Nepal, we suggest you to get one or two spare days in case your flights get delayed or cancelled.
Note: - Travel insurance is highly recommended.

How to Book

Booking Kathmandu Lukla flight is hassle free and very easy. You have to choose the flight date to get the best available flight fare and fight of your desired sector. Fill the form and once the booking is confirmed, you will receive the booking reference number along with your ticket itinerary via email.

Safety and Security

Safety and Security is our first concern. So we operate our flights through experienced and best domestic airlines in Nepal. They take the climatic factor in major account before departure. Unless the safety factor is 100% assured, they never depart.

Before 2004, only 3 accident occurred during Kathmandu – Lukla flight. After 2004, there were 6 accidents. 2 fatal crash in 2008 and 2010.

Mathematical Calculation

1 fatality every thousand per 10 years (1 fatality every 10,000 per year) when looking back to history.