There are 4 ways to get from Manipur to Thimphu by plane, taxi, train or car

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Fly from Imphal  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Imphal (IMF) to Paro (PBH) IMF - PBH

$29 - $103

3 alternative options

Taxi to Silchar, fly  •  8h 32m

  1. Take a taxi from Tamenglong to Silchar
  2. Fly from Silchar (IXS) to Paro (PBH) IXS - PBH

$64 - $300

Taxi, train to Gauhati, fly  •  14h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from Tamenglong to Maibang
  2. Take the train from Maibang to Kamakhya
  3. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Paro (PBH) GAU - PBH

$85 - $345

Taxi, train, drive  •  19h 5m

  1. Take a taxi from Kāngpokpi to Dimapur
  2. Take the train from Dimapur to Alipur Duar Jn
  3. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

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There is ongoing community transmission in Bhutan.
Last Updated: 3/11/2020 | Source: CDC.

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The cheapest way to get from Manipur to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₹2,100 - ₹8,000 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Manipur to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₹2,100 - ₹8,000 and takes 3h 34m.

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The distance between Manipur and Thimphu is 525 km.

It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Manipur to Thimphu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Imphal Airport to Paro Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 40m and has one stopover.

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Thimphu is 30 min ahead of Manipur. It is currently 4:04 AM in Manipur and 4:34 AM in Thimphu.

Air India Limited, AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines and Druk Air offer flights from Imphal Airport to Paro Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Thimphu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manipur to Imphal Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs ₹210 - ₹260.

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Map of how to get from Manipur to Thimphu.
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  • Distance: 525.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 34m

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

Air India Limited, Druk Air and two other airlines fly from Imphal to Thimphu 5 times a week.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Imphal to Paro via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Flights from Silchar to Paro via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Silchar to Paro via Kolkata, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Gauhati to Paro
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Maibang to Kamakhya
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Dimapur to Alipur Duar Jn
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tamenglong to Silchar
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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