Bhutan's national carrier, Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines both provide international flights to its international airport at Paro. ( It is to be kept in mind that due to the changeable weather conditions and the fact that Paro Airport can only operate during daylight hours, delays might occur. Travellers are advised to keep sufficient time at hand for connecting flights). A flight from Paro to Bumthang shall land at Bathpalathang Aiprort situated right in the town of Jakar. Tashi Air and Druk Air both provide domestic flights.
Meto Transport plies buses from Thimphu to Jakar at 6:30 daily. It is an 11-hour journey. Another bus plying to Bumthang District are: Dungkar Transport which supplies buses to Bumthang from Gelephu on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 6:00.