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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.

Airport Guides

Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport

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Osmani International Airport

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ZYL

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Flight times

To Dhaka: from London is 12 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); New York is 19 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax

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.