Regular flights to Paro International Airport are operated by state owned Drukair and private Bhutan Airlines. Tickets should be arranged in advance, ideally 6 months or more, especially in high season.
We will be happy to process non-binding reservation of your flight. Once reservation is confirmed, we will get time limit, usually few weeks or even months, during which you need to purchase the ticket. We will be happy to handle the process for you, just contact us.
It's also possible to buy flight tickets through the airlines on-line booking system linked below. In this case you need to buy tickets immediately, paying by card. Please mind, that some customers were reporting problems with on-line booking system, so we don't really recommend this.
Flight schedules and costs
See the airlines' on-line booking systems below for up-to-date schedules and costs or contact us for the information.
- Drukair on-line booking system
- Bhutan Airlines on-line booking system (in case it is not working, refer to this Bhutan Airlines Schedule)
Destinations and transit points
- From Europe and Middle East the best connection is via New Delhi or Kathmandu.
- From west coast North America or South America the New Delhi and Bangkok comes as obvious options.
- From Australia, East Asia and east coast North America the best transit is via Bangkok.
Another options include Singapore, Dhaka, Kolkata and Mumbai. In some days, it's also possible to fly to some minor airports in India like Bagdogra in West Bengal (gateway to Darjeeling and Sikkim), Gaya in Bihar or Guwahati in Assam.
Paro International Airport
Paro International Airport in Bhutan has a fame of the most difficult international airport in the world. It lies in the elevation of two and half thousand meters and it's surrounded by almost five thousand meters high mountains. However, there is no reason to be afraid to fly to Paro. Pilots are well-trained and they never take any risks. In case of bad weather, there are chances of delays. In some cases, the flights can be diverted to other airport. Stay cool, it's for your own safety.
Apart from Paro, there are three more domestic airports in Bhutan: Bumthang (Batpalathang) in central Bhutan, Yongphula in the east and Gelephu in the south.
We will be happy to help you with flight ticket reservation. Please do contact us.