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There are 5 ways to get from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to Thimphu by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly to Paro  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Paro (PBH) IXB - PBH

$30 - $310

4 alternative options

Fly to Bathpalathang, drive  •  26 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Bathpalathang (BUT) IXB - BUT
  2. Drive from Bathpalathang to Thimphu

Train, drive  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Hasimara (HSA) Sguj-Dbb Int / ...
  2. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Bus, drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  2. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Bus  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  2. Take the bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

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The cheapest way to get from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₹2,300 - ₹23,000 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₹2,300 - ₹23,000 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bagdogra Airport (IXB) and Thimphu is 157 km.

The best way to get from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to Thimphu without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to Thimphu, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to Thimphu is to fly which takes 1 h 25 min and costs ₹2,300 - ₹23,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Bagdogra Airport to Paro Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Thimphu is 30 min ahead of Bagdogra Airport (IXB). It is currently 12:50 AM in Bagdogra Airport (IXB) and 1:20 AM in Thimphu.

Druk Air offers flights from Bagdogra Airport to Paro Airport.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Thimphu. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to Thimphu.
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  • Distance: 97.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Bagdogra Airport (IXB), India and Thimphu, Bhutan?

Druk Air flies from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to Thimphu twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) to Thimphu via Siliguri and Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post in around 11 h 47 min.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Bagdogra to Paro
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Bagdogra to Bathpalathang via Paro
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $250
Train operators
Bus operators
Bhutan post
Phone
+9750233444
Email
customercare@bhutanpost.bt
Website
bhutanpost.bt
Bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
tourism.gov.bt
Book at
tourism.gov.bt
Bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt

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