There are 3 ways to get from Siliguri to Thimphu by plane, bus or car

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  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Paro (PBH) IXB - PBH

$34 - $315

2 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  2. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Bus  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
  2. Take the bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Siliguri to Thimphu is to fly which costs ₹2,300 - ₹22,000 and takes 1 h 30 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Siliguri to Thimphu is to fly which takes 1 h 30 min and costs ₹2,300 - ₹22,000.

More details

The distance between Siliguri and Thimphu is 147 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Siliguri to Thimphu, including transfers.

More details

What companies run services between Siliguri, India and Thimphu, Bhutan?

Druk Air flies from Siliguri to Thimphu twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Siliguri to Thimphu via Siliguri and Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post in around 11 h 37 min.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Bagdogra to Paro
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
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
Bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Bali: What to do if Mount Agung erupts, Slovenia: Getting from Ljubljana to Lake Bled and Need to know: Jadrolinija - to help you get the most out of your next trip.