There are 6 ways to get from Varanasi to Thimphu 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.

Recommended option

Fly Varanasi to Bagdogra, bus, drive  •  14 h 34 min

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

Cheapest option

Train to Simara, fly to Paro  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi City (BCY) to Raxual Junction (RXL)
  2. Fly from Simara (SIF) to Paro (PBH) SIF - PBH

$51 - $353

4 alternative options

Fly Varanasi to Paro  •  6 h 37 min

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

$137 - $758

Fly Varanasi to Gelephu, drive  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Gelephu (GLU) VNS - GLU
  2. Drive from Gelephu to Thimphu

Fly Varanasi to Bathpalathang, drive  •  18 h 42 min

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

Train, drive  •  21 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to New Alipurdaur (NOQ) Ndls Dbrt Rajdhani / ...
  2. Drive from Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post to Thimphu

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Thimphu is to train and fly which costs ₹3,400 - ₹24,000 and takes 17 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Thimphu is to fly which takes 6 h 37 min and costs ₹9,000 - ₹55,000.

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The distance between Varanasi and Thimphu is 702 km.

It takes approximately 14 h 34 min to get from Varanasi to Thimphu, including transfers.

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

Spicejet, Bhutan Airlines and three other airlines fly from Varanasi to Thimphu twice 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 Gelephu via Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Varanasi to Gelephu via Delhi, Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Varanasi to Gelephu via Bengaluru, Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Varanasi to Gelephu via Hyderabad, Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Varanasi to Gelephu via Mumbai, Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Varanasi to Gelephu via Delhi, Gauhati, Paro
Ave. Duration
24 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Varanasi to Bathpalathang via Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Varanasi to Bathpalathang via Delhi, Kolkata, Paro
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Every day
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, Gauhati, Paro
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Simara to Paro via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Bhutan Airlines
Website
bhutanairlines.bt
Flights from Varanasi to Paro via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Varanasi to Paro via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,000
Flights from Simara to Paro via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Jaipur, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
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
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
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Varanasi City (BCY) to Raxual Junction (RXL)
Ave. Duration
12 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to New Alipurdaur (NOQ)
Ave. Duration
16 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
irctc.co.in
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

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