There are 5 ways to get from Varanasi to Bhutan by plane, bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Paro  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Paro (PBH) VNS - PBH

$216 - $708

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Train, bus  •  27 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Hasimara (HSA) Indb-Ghy Exp
  2. Take the bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

$18 - $25

3 alternative options

Fly to Bagdogra, bus  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Bagdogra (IXB) VNS - IXB
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post

Fly to Bathpalathang, drive  •  20 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Bathpalathang (BUT) VNS - BUT
  2. Drive from Bathpalathang to Gelephu

Train, drive  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to Hasimara (HSA) Indb-Ghy Exp
  2. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

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The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Bhutan is to train and bus which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,900 and takes 27 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Bhutan is to fly which costs ₹15,000 - ₹55,000 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Varanasi and Bhutan is 787 km.

The best way to get from Varanasi to Bhutan without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 36 min and costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Varanasi to Bhutan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Varanasi Airport to Paro Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Bhutan is 30 min ahead of Varanasi. It is currently 11:06 PM in Varanasi and 11:36 PM in Bhutan.

Air India Limited, Spicejet, Druk Air and two other airlines offer flights from Varanasi Airport to Paro Airport.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Varanasi Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs ₹460 - ₹550.

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Map of how to get from Varanasi to Bhutan.
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  • Distance: 491.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Varanasi, India and Bhutan?

Air India Limited, Bhutan Airlines and three other airlines fly from Varanasi to Paro once daily.

Airlines
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Varanasi to Paro via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Varanasi to Bathpalathang via Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Varanasi to Bathpalathang via Kolkata, Gauhati, Paro
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Varanasi to Bathpalathang via Delhi, Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Varanasi to Bathpalathang via Hyderabad, Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Varanasi to Bathpalathang via Mumbai, Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Varanasi to Bathpalathang via Delhi, Paro
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Varanasi to Paro via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Varanasi to Paro via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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
Bus from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bhutanpost.bt

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