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

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Taxi, fly  •  3 h 13 min

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

$62 - $347

1 alternative option

Bus  •  17 h 7 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 Thimphu is to taxi and fly which costs ₹4,100 - ₹24,000 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gangtok to Thimphu is to taxi and fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs ₹4,100 - ₹24,000.

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The distance between Gangtok and Thimphu is 103 km.

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

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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
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
$30 - $40

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