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There are 3 ways to get from Bhutan to Birtamod by car, bus or train

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Drive, bus  •  6h 35m

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

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Drive, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Drive from Thimphu to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  2. Take the train from Hasimara to Siliguri Jn
  3. Drive from Siliguri Jn to Birtamod

1 alternative option

Bus, drive  •  11h 24m

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

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Bhutan to Birtamod is to drive and train, which costs $23 - $45 and takes 7h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Bhutan to Birtamod is to drive and train which costs $23 - $45 and takes 7h 41m.

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The distance between Bhutan and Birtamod is 269 km.

It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Bhutan to Birtamod, including transfers.

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Birtamod is 15 min behind Bhutan. It is currently 12:30 AM in Bhutan and 12:15 AM in Birtamod.

There are one+ hotels available in Birtamod. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bhutan to Birtamod.
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  • Distance: 268.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Bhutan and Birtamod, Nepal?

There is no direct connection from Bhutan to Birtamod. However, you can take the drive to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post, take the bus to Siliguri, then take the drive to Birtamod. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post, take the bus to Hasimara, take the walk to Hasimara, take the train to Siliguri Jn, then take the drive to Birtamod.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Hasimara to Siliguri Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$1 - $2
Third AC (3A)
$5 - $7
Second AC (2A)
$7 - $9
Bus operators
Bhutan post
Phone
+9750233444
Email
customercare@bhutanpost.bt
Website
bhutanpost.bt
Bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt
Bus from Thimphu to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt

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