Bhutan Flight Schedule

Bhutan Flight Schedule: Druk Air & Bhutan Airlines

Currently, there are two airlines carrier – Druk Air & Bhutan Airlines operating its flight services in Bhutan. All flights operations take place in and out from Paro, located at 2235  meters above sea level. And also there are domestic airport in Bumthang (Central Bhutan) Yongphula (Eastern Bhutan) and in Gelephu, of which Bumthang is currently operational.

Druk Air

Druk Air operates with 3 Airbus 319 on different international sectors and uses ATR -42 – 500 for Domestic Flights. Airbus 319 has seating capacity of 114 seats. With 20 seats for business class and 94 for economy or coach.

Druk Air operates from Bangkok(Thailand), Kathmandu(Nepal), Delhi(India), Guwahati(India), Bagdora (India) Dhaka (Bangladesh), Singapore, Bodhgaya (India), Mumbai (India) Kolkatta(India).

Druk Air operates daily flight both ways to Bangkok. And for the rest of the sectors it’s twice or thrice  in a week. Please check with Druk Air website www.drukair.com for the exact schedule. As it is subject to change due to the weather  conditions and also for  routine maintenance exercise. Some time they also put additional flights to cope up with on season demands.

Wind Horse with its office in both Bhutan, India and US and as a local tour operator can book and purchase tickets for our guests booking tour with us, Wind Horse provide free ticket booking service.Druk Air Flight Schedules, Fares regional Flights.

Fares are the general indicator. It is subject to change. Fare are not guaranteed until ticketed.As this goes in print discount for lean season are not updated by Druk Air, it will be reflected as soon as notified.

Druk Air fares – Coach or Economy Fares  in US $
Sector Season Fare
Off season fare
(Jun, July…)
Taxes + Y-Fuel Surcharges
PARO – DELHI  315 31
DELHI- PARO  309 64
BANGKOK- PARO 385 41
PARO -BANGKOK 360 43
KATHMANDU – PARO 183 49
PARO – KATHMANDU 190 33
KOLKATA- PARO 183 54
PARO – KOLKATA 190 43
Druk Air fares – Business Class Fares in US $ 
PARO – DELHI 380 43
DELHI – PARO 373 67
BANGKOK -PARO 462 42
PARO -BANGKOK 440 33
KATHMANDU -PARO 222 50
PARO – KATHMANDU 230 33
KOLKATA- PARO 221 55
PARO- KOLKATA 230
Infant Fare: 90% discount on the base fare for Infants (below the age of 2years)
Child Fare: 33% discount on base fare for Children (below 12 years on the date of travel)
Student Discount: 25 % discount on base fare for Student (must be below 25 years of age and proof to show that one is a full time student, including ID card)
Group Discount: For every 11th passenger, there is 50% discount on 1 pax or OR 1 person travel free for every 16th passengers. All passengers must be traveling on the same route and purchasing flight tickets at the same time. Taxes and insurance etc are still charged.Please note:Druk Air fares are subject to changes at any time, although we try keep the most updated fares.Airport taxes for flights from Nepal and Delhi can change based on the local currency fluctuations. Fares provided here are net. non-commissionable and Wind Horse or other travel agents may charge service fees.

 

 

Fares for Bhutanese or Indian nationals with valid passport/travel document. Fares in INR or Nu.
Sector Fares Taxes + Fuel surcharge Total
PARO – DELHI  8895  2572 11467
DELHI – PARO 8750 3206 11956
BANGKOK- PARO 23,630 2576 26,206
PARO- BANGKOK 22,540 2053 24,593
KATHMANDU – PARO 11,285 3080 14,365
PARO -KATHMANDU 11,900 2053 13,953
KOLKATA- PARO 11,350 3286 14,636
PARO- KOLKATA 11,900 2053 13,953

Druk Air operates scheduled flights to the following destinations

Druk Air Flight Schedules and other other ways to get to Bhutan >>

All flights between Bangkok and Paro stop either in Calcutta, Gaya in India or Dacca, Bangladesh. Most flights between Paro and Delhi stop in Kathmandu. The number of seats for Calcutta, Kathmandu, Dhaka and Gaya are limited to few because Druk Air gives preference to the originating sectors.

Baggage Allowance on Druk Air:

Druk Air allows one carry one cabin bag and 20 kilos (two pieces) of checked in bagage on Economy or Coach class. Business class passengers are allowed additional 10kgs of check-in.

Airport & Aircraft:

Paro Airport is located in a narrow valley at 2,235 meters (7,330 ft) above sea level, and is surrounded by mountains as high as 4,900 meters (16,000 ft). The first Airbus A319 arrived in Bhutan on 19 October 2004 and the commercial flights were launched on the 31 October. In December of the same year the second Airbus was delivered.

Bhutan Airlines

Bhutan AirlinesBhutan Airlines first started its commercial flight operation on 10th October, 2013 with Airbus 320 on wet lease. Now they started their fleet with a new Airbus 319 with 122 seating capacity.

Currently Bhutan Airlines operate daily flight into Bangkok via Kolkatta (India) and return. It also operate daily flight to Kathmandu (Nepal) except on fridays. Proposal are underway to start flight to Delhi from September,2015.

Wind Horse tour is the official GSA for USA. For all Wind Horse Tour’s guests for Bhutan, we provide free ticketing services, if under inevitable circumstance, if required, then we do it at bare minimum service charges.

Fares for the Bhutan Airlines are identical with Druk Air and sometime it may be inclined more towards lower side. And so is  the baggage allowance policy identical with Druk Air.For schedule and fare, please visit Bhutan Airlines website http://bhutanairlines.bt/

Other Ways of getting to Bhutan (Regional Flights/ Airports & Land)

Other airports which are close to Bhutan are

  • Bagdogra Airport (code IXB), near Siliguri, WB, India: Several flights from Bagdogra fly to Delhi, Kolkata or Guwahati. Bagdogra is around 3-4hrs drive from Phuentsholing.
  • Guwahati airport (code GAU) in Assam, India: Several flights from Guwahati operate direct or via Bagdogra to Delhi and Kolkata. Guwahati airport is around 3-4 hrs drive from the the south eastern border town of Samdrup Jongkhar in eastern Bhutan.
  • Bhadrapur airport (code BDP) located in Nepal, is just across the border with Siliguri or Bagdogra. It takes around 1hr from Bagdogra or around 5 hours from Phuntsholing. Provision around 2 hrs for immigration and customs on India/Nepal border Kakarbitta. Small aircraft carrier flies from here to Kathmandu daily. Much larger airport is located 2hrs further west in Biratnagar.

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