Flying to Bangladesh
Flights to Bangladesh are serviced by the national airline is Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG) (www.biman-airlines.com).
From London to Dhaka is 12 hours, and from New York is 23 hours.
BDT800-2,500 depending on destination, included in the price of the air ticket.
Travel by rail
A direct, twice-weekly Kolkata to Dhaka service was reintroduced in 2008 – the distance covered is 538 km and the service is called Maitree (Friendship) Express, it 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.
Getting to Bangladesh by boat
The main seaport is Chittagong. Currently, there no international passenger routes to and from Bangladesh.