There are 2 ways to get from Gangtok to Phuntsholing by taxi, plane, car, bus or train

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Taxi, fly, drive  •  5 h 43 min

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

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Bus, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Gangtok to Siliguri
  2. Take the train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Hasimara (HSA) Sguj-Dbb Int / ...

$10 - $24

Questions & Answers

The distance between Gangtok and Phuntsholing is 93 km.

The best way to get from Gangtok to Phuntsholing without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Gangtok to Phuntsholing, 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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Phuntsholing is 30 min ahead of Gangtok. It is currently 6:40 AM in Gangtok and 7:10 AM in Phuntsholing.

Druk Air offers flights from Bagdogra Airport to Paro Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Phuntsholing. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gangtok to Phuntsholing.
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  • Distance: 58.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

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

There is no direct connection from Gangtok to Phuntsholing. However, you can take the taxi to Bagdogra airport, fly to Paro, then take the drive to Phuntsholing. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Gangtok to Phuntsholing via Siliguri, Siliguri Junction (SGUJ), Hasimara (HSA), and Hasimara in around 9 h 40 min.

Druk Air
Flights from Bagdogra to Paro
Ave. Duration
30 min
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Gangtok to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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