Dhaka Kolkata Travel routes from Bangladesh to India

Dhaka Kolkata Travel routes from Bangladesh to India

Dhaka Kolkata Travel routes are mainly by bus, air, and train. Benapole border is the main immigration point in the Bangladesh side. Indian Visa is required for visiting India.

Kolkata tourist attractions are very important to the Bengali historians. Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh and Kolkata (Calcutta) is the capital of West Bengal in India.

Dhaka Kolkata Travel

Now we can start the journey for Dhaka Kolkata Travel. There are three options.

  • By air
  • Train
  • By Bus

By Air

A journey by plane is simple. From Dhaka Airport to Kolkata airport, it takes a maximum of 45 min. There are many airline services on this route.

  • Bangladesh Biman
  • Air India
  • Jet Airline

Train

Direct Dhaka Kolkata Maytree Train Service is available for the traveler. From Dhaka, it starts from Kamlapur Railway Station, and from Kolkata, it starts from Kolkata Station in Chitpur area.

By Bus

Bus service is the most common transportation for traveling to India. Many bus companies provide service direct service among them BRTC is well known. It runs direct services from Kolkata to Dhaka.  Its head office is at Komlapure in Dhaka and 21/A Mirza Ghalib St, Salt Lake City, Kolkata. Other bus services are available; they operate daily, they are Shohag, GreenLine, Shamoli, etc.

Direct Bus Route from Dhaka-Kolkata 

From Dhaka Bus route is

  • Dhaka
  • Aricha
  • Doulodia
  • Faritpur
  • Magura
  • Jessore
  • Benapole
  • Petropole
  • Bangaon
  • Shialda – Kolkata

Immigration Borders

  • Benapole-Petropole (Horidaspur) border – Jessore
  • Burimari-Chengrabandha Rangpur
  • Tomabil-Dauki border
  • Akhaura -Comilla
  • Godagari- Rajshahi
  • Hili border

In Benapole-Petropole (Horidaspur) border area

Most of the passengers use the Benapole border when they travel Kolkata (Calcutta) and they have to cross Benapole – Petropole (Horidaspur) border. Normally the bus starts from Dhaka at night and reaches early in the morning before 7 am to the Benapole border. In the border area, there is some broker in the local language they have been called Dallal. They offer you help and assist to cross the immigration and custom.
It is not wise to listen to them. It is better to proceed with oneself. Present time immigration does not harass the traveler but custom people want to check the baggage, sometimes it is unnecessary. So it is better to read custom baggage rules before travel. The border of Bangladesh part known as the Benapole and West Bengal part is known as Petropole (Horidaspur).
Bangaon Railway Junction

This Railway Junction Station is known as  Sealdah-Bangaon (77km) line and Ranaghat-Bangaon(33km) line. It is located in North 24 Parganas WB. Latitude: 23°1’46.07″ and Longitude: 88°50’0.67″

Now Start for Kolkata

From Horidaspur take an auto, it will cost RS20/- to Bangaon Railway Junction. It may take 30 minutes. From Bangaon Railway Station do a local train ticket, it may cost RS20/- to Sealdah, and Shialda is one of the popular Railway Junction is Kolkata and it is also the center of Kolkata.

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