There are 2 ways to get from Gangtok to Paro by taxi, plane or bus

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Taxi, fly  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gangtok to Bagdogra
  2. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Paro (PBH) IXB - PBH

$59 - $345

1 alternative option

Bus  •  17 h 56 min

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

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The cheapest way to get from Gangtok to Paro is to taxi and fly which costs ₹4,300 - ₹26,000 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gangtok to Paro is to taxi and fly which costs ₹4,300 - ₹26,000 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Gangtok and Paro is 80 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Gangtok to Paro, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bagdogra Airport to Paro Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Paro is 30 min ahead of Gangtok. It is currently 10:00 PM in Gangtok and 10:30 PM in Paro.

Druk Air offers flights from Bagdogra Airport to Paro Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Paro. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gangtok to Paro.
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  • Distance: 49.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

What companies run services between Gangtok, India and Paro, Bhutan?

You can take a bus from Gangtok to Paro via Siliguri, Siliguri, Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post, and Thimphu in around 17 h 56 min.

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 Gangtok to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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