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There are 5 ways to get from Odisha to Bhutan by plane, train, taxi, car, night train or bus

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Recommended option

Fly from Jharsuguda

  1. Fly from Jharsuguda (JRG) to Paro (PBH)

Cheapest option

Night train, bus

  1. Take the night train from Bhubaneswar to Howrah Jn
  2. Take the bus from Kolkata Esplanade Bus Station to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  3. Take the bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

3 alternative options

Train to Kolkata, fly

  1. Take the train from Balasore to Howrah Jn
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Paro (PBH)

Fly from Bhubaneswar

  1. Fly from Bhubaneswar (BBI) to Paro (PBH)

Train, taxi, drive

  1. Take the train from Bhubaneswar to New Alipurduar
  2. Take a taxi from New Alipurduar to Jaigaon
  3. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Jharsuguda (JRG) to Paro (PBH) flights

44 Weekly Planes
18h 2m Average Duration
$38 Cheapest Price
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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bhutan

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bhutan

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Last updated: November 27 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Odisha to Bhutan is to night train and bus which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,700 and takes 33h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Odisha to Bhutan is to fly which costs ₹4,000 - ₹30,000 and takes 6h 22m.

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The distance between Odisha and Bhutan is 978 km.

The best way to get from Odisha to Bhutan without a car is to night train and bus which takes 33h 4m and costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 14h 54m to get from Odisha to Bhutan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Jharsuguda Airport to Paro Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h and has one stopover.

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Bhutan is 30 min ahead of Odisha. It is currently 11:40 AM in Odisha and 12:10 PM in Bhutan.

Bhutan Airlines, Druk Air and Spicejet offer flights from Jharsuguda Airport to Paro Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Odisha to Jharsuguda Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs ₹450 - ₹550.

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Map of how to get from Odisha to Bhutan.
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  • Distance: 977.6 km
  • Duration: 14h 54m

What companies run services between Odisha, India and Bhutan?

Spicejet, Bhutan Airlines and Druk Air fly from Jharsuguda to Thimphu every 4 hours.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Jharsuguda to Paro via Kolkata, Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Flights from Jharsuguda to Paro via Delhi
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Jharsuguda to Paro via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Jharsuguda to Paro via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Jharsuguda to Paro via Kolkata, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Jharsuguda to Paro via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Paro
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $300
Flights from Bhubaneswar to Paro via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Jharsuguda to Paro via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Kolkata to Paro
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $300
Flights from Bhubaneswar to Paro via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
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 Balasore to Howrah Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$2 - $3
Third AC (3A)
$6 - $8
Second AC (2A)
$8 - $11
Train from Bhubaneswar to New Alipurduar
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $29
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$6 - $8
Third AC (3A)
$16 - $21
Second AC (2A)
$23 - $29
Night train from Bhubaneswar to Howrah Jn
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$3 - $4
Third AC (3A)
$8 - $11
Second AC (2A)
$12 - $15
Bus operators
Bhutan post
Phone
+9750233444
Email
customercare@bhutanpost.bt
Website
bhutanpost.bt
Bus from Kolkata Esplanade Bus Station to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt
Non A/C Bus
$9
A/C Bus
$14
Bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt
Other operators
Taxi from New Alipurduar to Jaigaon
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$26 - $31

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