There are 3 ways to get from Howrah to Bhutan by bus, plane, train 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

Line 172 bus, fly  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 172 bus from Howrah to Ultadanga
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Paro (PBH) CCU - PBH

$240 - $750

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata Esplanade Bus Station to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  2. Take the Bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

$9

1 alternative option

Train, drive  •  19 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Hasimara (HSA) Karmabhoomi Exp
  2. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

What companies run services between Howrah, India and Bhutan?

You can take a bus from Howrah to Thimphu via Dharamtala, Kolkata Esplanade Bus Station, and Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post in around 30 h 45 min.

Airlines
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Kolkata to Paro
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Kolkata to Paro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Train operators
Bus operators
CSTC
Website
transport.wb.gov.in
Bus from Howrah to Ultadanga
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
aboutkolkata.com
Bhutan post
Phone
+9750233444
Email
customercare@bhutanpost.bt
Website
bhutanpost.bt
Bus from Kolkata Esplanade Bus Station to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Howrah and Bhutan is 595 km.

The cheapest way to get from Howrah to Bhutan is to bus which costs ₹607 and takes 30 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Howrah to Bhutan is to line 172 bus and fly which takes 3 h 47 min and costs ₹16,000 - ₹50,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Howrah to Bhutan. However, there are services departing from Howrah and arriving at Thimphu via Kolkata Esplanade Bus Station and Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Howrah to Bhutan, including transfers.