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Bagdogra To Thimphu Route

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If you are looking for the answer to how to reach Thimphu from Bagdogra, then your search ends here. Bagdogra is the town that has the second international airport in West Bengal. The total distance between Thimphu and Bagdogra is approx. 157 km by air. It takes just 1 hour to travel to Thimphu from Bagdogra by flight. There are no direct flights for Thimphu from Bagdogra. You can take a direct flight to Paro from Bagdogra and then travel to Thimphu from Paro.  

 

Bagdogra to Thimphu by flight:

The airport has two Bagdogra to Thimphu flights every week going to the Paro airport. Paro is the only airport in Bhutan and since it is only 1.5 hours away from Thimphu, going from Bagdogra to Thimphu by air is quite convenient. Bagdogra International Airport is the main airport in Bagdogra and Paro International Airport is the nearest airport to Thimphu at a distance of 47 km approx. The flights are run by Druk Air – Bhutan’s national carrier, and as of now they only fly on Sundays and Tuesdays from Bagdogra. The journey takes only 1 hour, and thus one can easily reach from Bagdogra to Thimphu in less than 2.5 hours altogether.

 

Bagdogra to Thimphu by Car: 

If one chooses to take the roadway, it is not an impossible one but certainly a very long-drawn one. Bagdogra to Thimphu distance is nearly 330 kilometers by road, which takes more than 8 hours to drive. So unless someone specifically wants to make the road trip, going from Bagdogra to Thimphu by road is not very wise. 

 

Bagdogra to Thimphu by Bus:

There is Bagdogra to Thimphu bus route which is easy to follow. There are buses from Bagdogra station which takes one to the border at Phuentsholing and from there another bus or taxi can take the visitor to Thimphu. From Phuentsholing, it takes around 5 to 6 hours to reach Thimphu. 

 

Bagdogra to Thimphu by Train: 

 

Hasimara is the nearest Indian railway station to Thimphu in Bhutan, which can be reached from NJP station in Siliguri or Sealdah station in Kolkata. In the same manner as before, one can take a cab or auto to the border at Jaigaon- Phuentsholing from Hasimara to reach Thimphu.

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    Bagdogra International Airport is the only airport you can board the flight to Thimphu.

    Bagdogra International Airport is the only deboarding airport in Bagdogra for the flights coming from Thimphu.

    Druk Air is the airline that provides services on Bagdogra to the Thimphu flight route.

    There is no airline that flies directly from Bagdogra to Thimphu. There is one flight named Druk Air that flies directly from Bagdogra to Paro.

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