There are 3 ways to get from Darjeeling to Thimphu by plane, taxi, bus or car

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

Fly  •  2 h 26 min

  1. IXB - PBH

$47 - $330

2 alternative options

Taxi, bus, drive  •  9 h 12 min

Taxi, bus  •  12 h 42 min

What companies run services between Darjeeling, India and Thimphu, Bhutan?

Druk Air flies from Darjeeling to Thimphu twice a week.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Bagdogra to Paro
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
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
Other operators
Taxi from Darjeeling to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Darjeeling and Thimphu is 144 km.

The cheapest way to get from Darjeeling to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₹3,100 - ₹23,000 and takes 2 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Darjeeling to Thimphu is to fly which takes 2 h 26 min and costs ₹3,100 - ₹23,000.

It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Darjeeling to Thimphu, including transfers.