Bangladesh by train

Trains - Tickets - Routes

A Travel Guide For Train Travel In Bangladesh.

Here you will find information for Bangladesh about trains, routes, tours, connections, where to buy train tickets, and more.

Useful Information

Population: 164.7 million

Currency: Taka

Language: Bengali

Capital: Dhaka

Country Code: +880

Time Zone: Bangladesh Standard Time (BST)

Train Companies

The rail network in Bangladesh is operated by the national Bangladesh Railway also known as Bangla Rail.

Bangladesh Rail Map

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Train Tickets

You can ckeck fares and timetable online on www.esheba.cnsbd.com. But you can only book only with a Bangladeshi bank account. Instead you can buy your ticket at the station or with a local travel agency.

Rail Passes

There are no rail passes available for Bangladesh.

TrAIN tYPES

National Trains in Bangladesh

Express Trains

  • 1st and 2nd Class
  • Air-conditioned compartment


Intercity

  • 1st and 2nd Class
  • Air-conditioned compartment
  • Restaurant car

International trains in Bangladesh

Maitre Express connects Dhaka to Calcutta, India.

  • AC Seat (Cabin), AC Chair
  • Food car

Night Trains in Bangladesh

Mail Trains

  • 1st class 4-berth sleeper
  • AC class 2-berth sleeper
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd class seats

 

Routes

Frequent Travelled Routes In Bangladesh

National

From > To
Duration (h)StopsTransport
Dhaka to Chittagong7:582Train

 

International

From > To
Duration (h)StopsTransport
Dhaka to Calcutta, India10:30DirectTrain

 

 

Bangladesh travel routes

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Main Train Stations

  • Dhaka
  • Chittagong

Good to know

Best Time To Travel To Bangladesh

We recommend travelling to Bangladesh from November to February when the temperatures aren’t too hot, and the seasonal rain hasn’t rolled in yet. There is plenty to do and see in Bangladesh, enjoy the national park of Iowachera, Hum Hum Waterfall, Amiakum Falls or try your luck spotting a Bengal Tiger on a tour through the reed-filled rivers or head out on a swamp safari. Hop on one of the famed paddlewheel steamers or get your fill of delicious street food. Don’t forget to check out the ancient mosques, palaces, explore caves, search for the best biryani, or raft the Bandarban. We know you won’t leave underwhelmed!

Dry Season: November to March
Wet Season:  May to October

Accommodation In Bangladesh

Booking

The best place to find cheap hotels for is to book by www.booking.com. There you will find a large selection of cheap hotels, hostels, and apartments. > BOOK HERE

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Hostelworld

If you are looking for a low budget accommodation, then go on www.hostelworld.com. They have the best choice of cheap hostels for backpackers and low budget travelers. > BOOK HERE

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Guidebooks For Bangladesh

 

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Travel Insurance

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