Entry into Bhutan

Entry into Bhutan can be made by air and road. The easier approach is to fly to Paro International Airport by Druk Air, Bhutan’s national carrier (https://www.drukair.com.bt) or Bhutan Airlines, Bhutan’s first private airline (http://www.bhutanairlines.bt). Druk Air operates regular flights to Bagdora, New Delhi, Gaya, Guwahati, Kolkata and Mumbai in India, Bangkok in Thailand, Dhaka in Bangladesh, Kathmandu in Nepal and Singapore. Bhutan Airlines operates regular flights to Kolkata and Delhi in India, Bangkok in Thailand, Kathmandu in Nepal and Yangoon in Myanmar.

Bhutan has three domestic airports: Yonphula in the east, Bumthang in the central and Gelephug in the south. Currently, only Druk Air has regular flights between Bumthang and Paro.

Entry by road can be made through the town of Phuentsholing, which is located about 170 km from Thimphu, capital city. The nearest airport in India, Bagdogra is 170 kms. The travel time from Phuentsholing to Thimphu is about six hours. Phuentsholing to Bagdora is about 4 hours.