Flying into Janakpur airport is the quickest way to begin your adventure in this Mithila kingdom. A short flight from Kathmandu takes you right into the old kingdom from the Ramayana. You can also cross the border into Janakpur, and fly from here to Kathmandu.
Janakpur is about 20 kilometres from the Indian border, and has a substantial tourism industry due to its significance to the Hindu religion. The city also boasts the only operational railway in Nepal, the Janakpur Railway, which connects Janakpur to the Indian town of Jaynagar.