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

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What companies run services between Nepal and Bhutan?

Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines fly from Kathmandu to Paro once daily.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Kathmandu to Paro
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Flights from Bagdogra to Paro
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Kathmandu to Paro
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $470
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to New Alipurdaur (NOQ)
Avg. Duration
17 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Avg. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Avg. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
bus
Bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
tourism.gov.bt
Book at
tourism.gov.bt
Mini Bus
Bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu
Avg. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nepal to Bhutan?

The distance between Nepal and Bhutan is 634 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nepal to Bhutan?

The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Bhutan is to drive and fly which costs $180 and takes 2 h 49 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nepal to Bhutan?

The quickest way to get from Nepal to Bhutan is to fly which takes 1 h 10 min and costs $230.

How long does it take to get from Nepal to Bhutan?

It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Nepal to Bhutan, including transfers.