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

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Recommended option

Fly to Paro  •  5 h 6 min

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

$360 - $751

3 alternative options

Fly to Gelephu, drive  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Gelephu (GLU) DEL - GLU
  2. Drive from Gelephu to Thimphu

Fly to Bagdogra, bus, drive  •  12 h 32 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, drive  •  41 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Delhi (DLI) to Hasimara (HSA) Sikkim Mahananda Exp
  2. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₹26,000 - ₹55,000 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₹26,000 - ₹55,000 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between New Delhi and Thimphu is 1225 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from New Delhi to Thimphu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Paro Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Thimphu is 30 min ahead of New Delhi. It is currently 3:20 PM in New Delhi and 3:50 PM in Thimphu.

Druk Air offers flights from Delhi Airport to Paro Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Thimphu. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 21 min and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Thimphu.
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  • Distance: 765.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

Druk Air flies from New Delhi to Thimphu once daily.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Delhi to Paro
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Delhi to Gelephu via Paro
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Delhi to Gelephu via Gauhati, Paro
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Delhi to Gelephu via Bagdogra, Paro
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra via Paro
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Delhi to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 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
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tourism.gov.bt

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