There are 3 ways to get from New Delhi to Thimphu by plane, bus, car, train or taxi

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

Fly to Paro  •  5 h 16 min

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

$360 - $751

2 alternative options

Fly to Bagdogra, bus, drive  •  12 h 27 min

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

Train, taxi, drive  •  29 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to New Cooch Behar (NCB)
  2. Take a taxi from New Cooch Behar (NCB) to Hasimara
  3. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

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

Bhutan Airlines and Druk Air fly from New Delhi to Thimphu twice daily.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Delhi to Paro
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra via Paro
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Delhi to Paro
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Train operators
Bus operators
Bhutan post
Phone
+9750233444
Email
customercare@bhutanpost.bt
Website
bhutanpost.bt
Bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
tourism.gov.bt
Book at
tourism.gov.bt
Other operators
Taxi from New Cooch Behar (NCB) to Hasimara
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$14 - $17

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Delhi and Thimphu is 1225 km.

The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₹24,000 - ₹55,000 and takes 5 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Thimphu is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs ₹24,000 - ₹55,000.

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from New Delhi to Thimphu, including transfers.