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There are 4 ways to get from Kolkata to Bhutan by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, fly to Paro  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Sealdah Station to Birati
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Paro (PBH) CCU - PBH

$240 - $750

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  23h 5m

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Hasimara (HSA) Kanchan Kanya Exp
  2. Take the bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

$15 - $23

2 alternative options

Fly to Bagdogra, bus  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post

Train, drive  •  19h 34m

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to Hasimara (HSA) Kanchan Kanya Exp
  2. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Bhutan is to train and bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800 and takes 23h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Bhutan is to train and fly which costs ₹17,000 - ₹55,000 and takes 4h 3m.

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The distance between Kolkata and Bhutan is 595 km.

The best way to get from Kolkata to Bhutan without a car is to train and bus which takes 23h 5m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Kolkata to Bhutan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Paro Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bhutan is 30m ahead of Kolkata. It is currently 10:11 PM in Kolkata and 10:41 PM in Bhutan.

Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Paro Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Bhutan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Bhutan.
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  • Distance: 372 miles
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Bhutan?

There is no direct connection from Kolkata to Paro. However, you can take the train to Birati, take the walk to Birati, take the line 175 bus to Airport, take the walk to Kolkata airport, fly to Paro, then take the drive to Paro. Alternatively, you can take the train to Birati, take the walk to Birati, take the line 175 bus to Airport, take the walk to Kolkata airport, fly to Bagdogra, take the taxi to Siliguri, take the bus to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post, then take the drive to Samtse.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Kolkata to Paro
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Kolkata to Paro
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Bus operators
Bhutan post
Phone
+9750233444
Email
customercare@bhutanpost.bt
Website
bhutanpost.bt
Bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
tourism.gov.bt
Book at
tourism.gov.bt
Bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt

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