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

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Drive, fly, bus  •  11h 26m

  1. Drive from Darbhanga to Kathmandu
  2. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Bhadrapur (BDP) KTM - BDP
  3. Take the bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post

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Train, drive  •  21h 28m

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

Train, bus  •  22h 55m

  1. Take the train from Darbhanga Jn to Siliguri Jn
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  3. Take the bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Bhutan

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Bhutan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bhutan

Domestic travel is restricted within Bhutan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bhutan

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

Last updated: October 14 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Darbhanga and Bhutan is 483 km.

The best way to get from Darbhanga to Bhutan without a car is to train and bus which takes 22h 55m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 26m to get from Darbhanga to Bhutan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Bhadrapur Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Bhutan is 30 min ahead of Darbhanga. It is currently 11:32 PM in Darbhanga and 12:02 AM in Bhutan.

Yeti Airlines and Buddha Air Ltd offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Bhadrapur Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Bhutan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Darbhanga to Bhutan.
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  • Distance: 483.4 km
  • Duration: 11h 26m

What companies run services between Darbhanga, India and Bhutan?

There is no direct connection from Darbhanga to Bhutan. However, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Bhadrapur, take the drive to Siliguri, then take the bus to Phuntsholing. Alternatively, you can take the line 02565 train to Samastipur Jn, take the train to Barauni Jn, take the train to Hasimara, take the walk to Hasimara, take the bus to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post, then take the drive to Thimphu.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
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 Samastipur Jn to Barauni Jn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$1 - $2
Third AC (3A)
$4 - $6
Second AC (2A)
$6 - $8
Train from Barauni Jn to Hasimara
Ave. Duration
14h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $18
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$3 - $5
Third AC (3A)
$10 - $13
Second AC (2A)
$14 - $18
Train from Darbhanga Jn to Siliguri Jn
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $17
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$3 - $5
Third AC (3A)
$9 - $12
Second AC (2A)
$13 - $17
Bus operators
Bhutan post
Phone
+9750233444
Email
customercare@bhutanpost.bt
Website
bhutanpost.bt
Bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
tourism.gov.bt
Book at
tourism.gov.bt
Bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt

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