You can take flight from Kathmandu to Siddhartha Nagar which is 22 km away from Lumbini. From there, you can take buses. If travelling by bus from Kathmandu, Pokhara, Gorakhpur and Varanasi , you can come to Sunauli which is around 30 km from Lumbini. You can take taxis from there.
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How to Reach Lumbini from India
The best way to reach from India is to take train up to Gorakhpur and from there, take a bus till Sunauli where you can catch connecting bus till Lumbini.
How to reach Lumbini by flight
The closest airport to Lumbini is at Bhairahawa (also known as Sidhhartha Nagar) 22km from Lumbini. Regular flights from Kathmandu are available to the airport.
How to reach Lumbini by road
You can take Taxi from Siddhartha nagar or from kathmandu or Gorakhpur. The roads are in good conditions. However, in rainy seasons, due to landslides, roads can be in bad shape.
How to reach Lumbini by train
The closest and most reliable railway station is Gorakhpur, on the Indian side.
How to reach Lumbini by bus
Buses ply between Lumbini and Sunauli.
Local transport in Lumbini
Renting a bicycle or going for a rickshaw ride are the most popuar and only transportation available in the city.