There are 3 ways to get from Kolkata to Thimphu by train, plane, car or bus

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

Train, fly  •  4 h 29 min

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

$240 - $750

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  22 h 46 min

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

$16 - $25

1 alternative option

Train, drive  •  19 h 15 min

  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 Thimphu is to train and bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 22 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Thimphu is to train and fly which costs ₹16,000 - ₹55,000 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Thimphu is 560 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Kolkata to Thimphu, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Kolkata to Thimphu. However, you can take the train to Dum Dum Cantonment, take the walk to Gora Bazaar, take the bus to Kolkata Airport, take the walk to Kolkata airport, fly to Paro, then take the drive to Thimphu. Alternatively, you can take the train to Hasimara (HSA), take the walk to Hasimara, take the bus to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post, then take the drive to Thimphu.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Kolkata to Paro
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Kolkata to Paro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Sealdah‎ to Dum Dum Cantonment
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
erail.in
Kolkata Suburban Railway
Phone
+913322203535
Website
er.indianrailways.gov.in
Train from Sealdah Station to Dum Dum Cantonment
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
kolkatalocaltrain.info
Bus operators
Bhutan post
Phone
+9750233444
Email
customercare@bhutanpost.bt
Website
bhutanpost.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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