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There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Thimphu by 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.

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Fly to Paro  •  11h

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Paro (PBH) MNL - PBH

$393 - $1,404

3 alternative options

Fly to Gelephu, drive  •  23h 27m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Gelephu (GLU) MNL - GLU
  2. Drive from Gelephu to Thimphu

Fly to Bathpalathang, drive  •  31h 34m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Bathpalathang (BUT) MNL - BUT
  2. Drive from Bathpalathang to Thimphu

Fly to Bagdogra, bus, drive  •  22h 46m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Bagdogra (IXB) MNL - IXB
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  3. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₱21,000 - ₱80,000 and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₱21,000 - ₱80,000 and takes 11h.

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The distance between Manila and Thimphu is 3539 km.

It takes approximately 11h to get from Manila to Thimphu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manila Airport to Paro Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 30m and has one stopover.

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Thimphu is 2h behind Manila. It is currently 10:44 PM in Manila and 8:44 PM in Thimphu.

Thai Airways International, Bhutan Airlines, Philippine Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Manila Airport to Paro Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Thimphu. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Thimphu.
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  • Distance: 2212 miles
  • Duration: 11h

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Thimphu, Bhutan?

Philippine Airlines, Druk Air and six other airlines fly from Manila to Thimphu every 4 hours.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Manila to Paro via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Paro via Hong Kong, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Paro via Taiwan Taoyuan, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
13h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,800
Flights from Manila to Gelephu via Suvarnabhumi, Paro
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Manila to Bathpalathang via Suvarnabhumi, Paro
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Manila to Bagdogra via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Manila to Bagdogra via Taiwan Taoyuan, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Manila to Bagdogra via Suvarnabhumi, Paro
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Bagdogra via Hong Kong, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Manila to Bagdogra via Guangzhou Baiyun, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Manila to Paro via Mactan–Cebu, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Manila to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Manila to Bagdogra via Singapore Changi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
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

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