Travel to Bhutan

Flying to Bhutan

Druk Air (KB) (website:, the national airline of Bhutan, is the only airline serving Bhutan. It is compulsory for all visitors to Bhutan to travel at least one-way by Druk Air. Druk Air operates flights from Kolkata (Calcutta), Gaya and New Delhi (India), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Kathmandu (Nepal) and Bangkok (Thailand). The Kathmandu-Paro flight has fabulous views of the Himalaya on the left-hand side.

Druk Air will only issue tickets after visa clearance (arranged by Tour Operator).

Air notes:

Airport tax for arriving passengers at Paro airport is around US$20.

Departure tax:

Usually included in the ticket price.

Other airports in Bhutan

Paro Airport

Airport Code: PBH. Location: The airport, Bhutan's only airport, is located in a deep valley, some 2,190m (7,200ft) above sea... Website: N/A. Public transport description: N/A

Travel by rail

The nearest railhead is Siliguri (India).

Getting to Bhutan by boat