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

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Fly to Bagdogra, bus  •  10h 8m

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

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Fly to Paro  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Paro (PBH) DEL - PBH

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  33h 31m

  1. Take the train from New Delhi to New Jalpaiguri
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  3. Take the bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Train, drive  •  39h 18m

  1. Take the train from Delhi to Hasimara 05484 / ...
  2. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Delhi (DEL) to Paro (PBH) flights

The flight time between Delhi (DEL) and Paro (PBH) is around 2h and covers a distance of around 1218 km. The fastest flight normally takes 2h. Services are operated by Druk Air. Typically two flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
2h
Fastest flight journey time:
2h
Flight distance:
1218 km
Flights per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$43
Carbon emissions:
246 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
10:50
Last flight departs at:
10:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Delhi (DEL) to Paro (PBH) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Bhutan

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Bhutan. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Bhutan.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Bhutan.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Bhutan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bhutan

Domestic travel is restricted within Bhutan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bhutan

International flights leaving India are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: October 14 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Bhutan is to fly which costs ₹3,000 - ₹29,000 and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Bhutan is to fly which costs ₹3,000 - ₹29,000 and takes 6h 13m.

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The distance between New Delhi and Bhutan is 1308 km.

The best way to get from New Delhi to Bhutan without a car is to train and bus which takes 33h 31m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 8m to get from New Delhi to Bhutan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Bagdogra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Bhutan is 30 min ahead of New Delhi. It is currently 6:03 PM in New Delhi and 6:33 PM in Bhutan.

Air India Limited, GoAir, Vistara and three other airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to bus which takes 1h 14m and costs ₹5 - ₹25.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Bhutan.
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  • Distance: 1308.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 8m

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and Bhutan?

Druk Air flies from New Delhi to Thimphu twice a week.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Delhi to Paro
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $380
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 New Delhi to New Jalpaiguri
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $40
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$8 - $11
Third AC (3A)
$21 - $27
Second AC (2A)
$30 - $40
Train from Delhi to Hasimara
Ave. Duration
35h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $45
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$9 - $12
Third AC (3A)
$23 - $30
Second AC (2A)
$30 - $45
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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