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

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Fly Sydney to Paro

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Paro (PBH)

3 alternative options

Fly Sydney to Bagdogra, bus, drive

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

Train to Newcastle, fly to Paro

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Paro (PBH)

Train to Orange, fly to Paro

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
  2. Fly from Orange (OAG) to Paro (PBH)

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

Last updated: May 19 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Thimphu is to fly which costs $410 - $1,100 and takes 25h.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Thimphu is to fly which costs $410 - $1,100 and takes 25h.

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It is approximately 9409 km to get from Sydney to Thimphu.

It takes approximately 25h to get from Sydney to Thimphu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Paro Airport. The quickest flight takes 27h 55m and has one stopover.

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Thimphu is 4h behind Sydney. It is currently 7:04 AM in Sydney and 3:04 AM in Thimphu.

Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Jetstar Asia Airways and seven other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Paro Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Thimphu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18 - $21.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Thimphu.
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  • Distance: 9409 km
  • Duration: 25h

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Thimphu, Bhutan?

Scoot Tigerair, Druk Air and 12 other airlines fly from Sydney to Thimphu every 4 hours.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Sydney to Paro via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Paro via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Sydney to Paro via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Paro via Singapore Changi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Paro via Darwin, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Paro via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Paro via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Sydney to Paro via Delhi
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Sydney to Paro via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
33h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,000
Flights from Sydney to Paro via Singapore Changi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Newcastle to Paro via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 37m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Newcastle to Paro via Brisbane, Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
26h 32m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Newcastle to Paro via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Newcastle to Paro via Melbourne, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
35h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$430 - $950
Flights from Orange to Paro via Sydney, Darwin, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
28h 7m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Orange to Paro via Sydney, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Orange to Paro via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
30h 52m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Orange to Paro via Brisbane, Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Orange to Paro via Sydney, Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Orange to Paro via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Orange to Paro via Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Orange to Paro via Sydney, Melbourne, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Orange to Paro via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Sydney to Bagdogra via Singapore Changi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Sydney to Bagdogra via Kuala Lumpur, Delhi
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sydney to Bagdogra via Colombo, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Sydney to Bagdogra via Kuala Lumpur, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Sydney to Bagdogra via Singapore Changi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Sydney to Bagdogra via Singapore Changi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Sydney to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
32h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$6 - $9
Opal single trip ticket
$7 - $10
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
transportnsw.info
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$22 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Bhutan post
Phone
+9750233444
Email
customercare@bhutanpost.bt
Website
bhutanpost.bt
Bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt

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