Traveling to Bhutan is easy as Bhutan has airlines connecting to various cities in India, Nepal, Thailand and Bangladesh.
Below are the cities that Bhutan airlines and Druk Air flies to. There are only two airlines operating in Bhutan. Bhutan airlines is a private airline and the latter is a state owned airline.
Both the airlines operate in and out of Paro to Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi several times a week. Indians get a special airfare on both the airlines and unlike other foreigners can pay in local currency. The flight booking can be done online or booked through us or a travel agent in your city.
Druk air has more frequencies to most of these cities while Bhutan airline flies mostly through the city of Kolkata. You should also remember that Bhutan Airlines offers bit cheaper airfare than the national airline on the same route.
Traveling to Bhutan from Europe, middle east and India have easy access from these cities in India.
Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines have daily flight to Bangkok, Thailand. Its seen that its easier to connect to other airlines through Bangkok. This route has the highest airfare. A round trip Bangkok – Paro – Bangkok will cost about US$684 in Bhutan Airlines and little more on Druk Air. Both the airlines have well maintained new Airbus 319s. This route is preferred by people traveling to Bhutan from Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and the USA.
Druk air and Bhutan airlines have almost daily flight from Kathmandu to Paro. This route has the cheapest airfare compared to the other cities these airline flies to. This 45 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Paro or vice versa will take you across the Himalayan mountain ranges and you will get to see mount Everest, Mahakalu and mount Kanchan junga. You will even see mount Jhumolhari, the highest mountain in Bhutan. This route is preferable for people traveling to Bhutan from Europe, China and middle east.
Druk Air flies to Dhaka few times a week. This route is good for people traveling to Bhutan from Japan, Hongkong, Taiwan and other south east asian countries. The airfare on this route is cheaper than on Bangkok and Delhi route.
Druk Air flights to Singapore at least once a week. Traveling to Bhutan from Australia, Malaysia is easier from this route. This sector has the highest airfare compared to the other destinations the national airline flies to.