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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Drive, train, taxi  •  11h 50m

  1. Drive from Thimphu to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  2. Take the train from Hasimara to Kamakhya
  3. Take a taxi from Kamakhya to Shillong

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  19h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Thimphu to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  2. Take the train from Hasimara to Kamakhya
  3. Take the bus from Gauhati Airport to Shillong

1 alternative option

Bus, train, taxi  •  16h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Thimphu to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  2. Take the train from Hasimara to Kamakhya
  3. Take a taxi from Kamakhya to Shillong

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International flights leaving Bhutan are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bhutan

Last updated: October 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Bhutan to Meghālaya is to bus and train, which costs $10 - $23 and takes 19h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Bhutan to Meghālaya is to bus and train and taxi which costs $30 - $55 and takes 16h 40m.

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The distance between Bhutan and Meghālaya is 237 km.

The best way to get from Bhutan to Meghālaya without a car is to bus and train and taxi which takes 16h 40m and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 11h 50m to get from Bhutan to Meghālaya, including transfers.

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Meghālaya is 30 min behind Bhutan. It is currently 3:55 AM in Bhutan and 3:25 AM in Meghālaya.

Map of how to get from Bhutan to Meghālaya.
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  • Distance: 237 km
  • Duration: 11h 50m

What companies run services between Bhutan and Meghālaya, India?

There is no direct connection from Bhutan to Meghālaya. However, you can take the drive to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post, take the bus to Hasimara, take the walk to Hasimara, take the train to Kamakhya, then take the taxi to Shillong. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post, take the bus to Hasimara, take the walk to Hasimara, take the train to Kamakhya, then take the taxi to Shillong.

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 Kamakhya
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹200 - ₹260
Third AC (3A)
₹600 - ₹750
Second AC (2A)
₹800 - ₹1,100
Bus operators
Bhutan post
Phone
+9750233444
Email
customercare@bhutanpost.bt
Website
bhutanpost.bt
Bus from Thimphu to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹200
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt
Meghalaya Tourism
Phone
+91 7640003050
Email
info@meghalayatourism.in
Website
meghalayatourism.in
Bus from Gauhati Airport to Shillong
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹250
Schedules at
megtourism.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kamakhya to Shillong
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹2,600
Xcell Cabs
Phone
+91 97 07 09 70 70
Website
xcell.co.in
My Taxi
Phone
+91 36 12 22 88 88
Website
mytaxitrip.com
Kamakshi Tours
Phone
+91 98 64 04 79 96
Website
kamakshitours.com

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