How to Get to Bhutan?

Travelling to Himalayan Kingdom Bhutan can enter into by Land and Air only. The int’l airport of Bhutan is located at Paro City.  In 1983 the first Druk Air Dornier flights started operation. Currently, two airlines operate flights to Bhutan; Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines. Departure points are Kathmandu (Nepal), New Delhi, Dhaka (Bangladesh), Yangoon (Myanmar), and Singapore, Bangkok (Thailand).

By Air

From Paro Internation Airport, there are flights for Kathmandu, Guwahati,  Bangkok, Delhi, Bagdogra, , Dhaka, Singapore and Thailand.  Now a days two airlines operate their services to Bhutan, Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines and there are domestic airports in Yonphula in eastern Part of Bhutan, Bumthang in central part of Bhutan, Gelephu in south-central Bhutan.  In Gelephu (the southern eastern border of india) a second international airport is currently under construction.  Domestic airports will connect western Bhutan to the central and the east.

Connected Destination by Air

Paro Bhutan
Kathmandu, Nepal
Kolkata, India
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangkok, Thailand
Singapore
New Delhi, India
Bagdogra, India
Gaya, India
Guwahati, India

By Road

Travellers entry point by road for visitors travelling to Bhutan are;  Phuentsholing in south-west is located approx. 170 km east of the Indian national airport at Bagdogra,

Gelephu is another entry point to Bhutan. It is approximately 250 kms from Thimphu and the journey will take you through the sub-tropical areas of Bhutan before entering the alpine zone

Samdrup Jongkhar district in south-east Bhutan borders. It is connected wtith of Darranga, district of Assam and is nearly 150 km away from Guwahati (capital city of Assam). The journey from Guwahati is about three hours. Travellers entering Bhutan on the way of Samdrup Jongkhar will take you to Trashigang, and from there over the crosswise route to Monggar, Bumthang, Trongsa, Wangdue Phodrang and then as a last point into capital city Thimphu. The distance is about 750 kilometer and it will take minimum of nearly three days to reach Thimphu.