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

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

You can take a bus from Gangtok to Thimphu via Siliguri, Siliguri, and Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post in around 17 h 7 min.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Bagdogra to Paro
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
tourism.gov.bt
Book at
tourism.gov.bt
Mini Bus
Bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu
Avg. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
1 h 57 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gangtok to Thimphu?

The distance between Gangtok and Thimphu is 103 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gangtok to Thimphu?

The cheapest way to get from Gangtok to Thimphu is to taxi and fly which costs ₹14,000 and takes 3 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gangtok to Thimphu?

The quickest way to get from Gangtok to Thimphu is to taxi and fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs ₹14,000.

How long does it take to get from Gangtok to Thimphu?

It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Gangtok to Thimphu, including transfers.