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Getting around by air

Paro Airport

The only international airport in the country, Paro airport is about 6km south of Paro town.

Transport Options

You can book a taxi outside Paro airport at a fixed rate of Nu 1000 to Thimphu. A taxi to the airport from Thimphu's long-distance bus station can cost half this rate. It is 53km from the airport to Thimphu; the journey takes 90 minutes.

If you have an early-morning flight from Paro (and most are), it's best to spend the night in Paro.