Travel to Bangladesh
Flying to Bangladesh
The national airline, Biman Bangladesh Airlines (www.biman-airlines.com), operates flights to Bangladesh. Other airlines flying here include Emirates (www.emirates.com), Jet Airways (www.jetairways.com) and Turkish Airlines (www.turkishairlines.com).
Major airports are: Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport.
Chittagong Shah Amanat International AirportCode
Shah Amanat International Airport is located 20km (13 miles) from the city centre.Telephone
+880 2 4135 0100Address
Osmani International AirportCode
To Dhaka: from London is 12 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); New York is 19 hours (including stopover).
BDT350 if leaving overland (included in air fares).
Travelling to Bangladesh by Rail
The direct Kolkata to Dhaka service is called the Maitree (Friendship) Express and is run by both the Indian and Bangladeshi railways. For other non-direct rail connections, cycle-rickshaw, bus or porter services provide the cross-border connections.
Driving to Bangladesh
Getting to Bangladesh by boat
The main seaport is Chittagong. Currently, there no international passenger routes to and from Bangladesh.