Dhaka to Darjeeling: Mitali Express train schedule and Price

Dhaka to Darjeeling Mitali Express

Concerned about the cost of traveling from Dhaka to Darjeeling? Travel from Dhaka to Darjeeling at a low cost. An interstate passenger train between Dhaka Cantonment (Bangladesh) and New Jalpaiguri (India), will be launched soon. And with this train, you can get around Darjeeling easily and cheaply from Dhaka.

If all goes well, passenger trains will start operating between the two countries on March 26th, after a long 25-month wait. Initially, only the Dhaka-Kolkata train will run. However, the Bangladesh Railway Authority has recently issued another notification.

Dhaka Cantonment-New Jalpaiguri train schedule

The train will run four days a week. The Mitali Express will depart from New Jalpaiguri (India) every Sunday and Wednesday. On the other hand, it will leave Cantonment (Bangladesh) every Monday and Thursday.

Mitali Express will reach Haldibari and Chilhati stations besides New Jalpaiguri and Dhaka Cantonment.

Dhaka to Darjeeling: The possible cost of carrying goods

In case of passengers below 5 years of age: Luggage weighing a maximum of 20 kg can be carried free of cost. If it weighs more than 20 kg but below 35 kg, an additional amount of ২ 2 per kg and if it weighs more than 35 kg, an additional amount of ১০ 10 per kg will be added.


In the case of adult passengers, luggage weighing a maximum of 35 kg can be carried free of charge. In the case of overweight, an additional cost will be added at the rate fixed by Bangladesh Railway.

Locations where tickets may be received
Kamalapur Railway Station, Dhaka
Chittagong Railway Station is located in Chittagong.
Kolkata Terminal Station, Kolkata
Fairley Place Railway Building, Kolkata
Dhaka Cantonment-New Jalpaiguri train fare

4905 rupees including AC Birth VAT and Travel Tax, Rs. 3705 rupees including AC Seat VAT and Travel Tax, and Rs. 2605 rupees including AC Chair VAT and Travel Tax.

Note that up to 5 years of age, 50% of the rent will be applicable.

Questions & Answers

What is the cheapest way to get from Dhaka to Darjeeling?
The cheapest way to get from Dhaka to Darjeeling is by train and taxi, which costs $40-$95 and takes 12 hours and 3 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Dhaka to Darjeeling?
The quickest way to get from Dhaka to Darjeeling is to fly and drive, which costs $65-200 and takes 6 hours and 5 minutes.

How far is it from Dhaka to Darjeeling?
The distance between Dhaka and Darjeeling is 428 kilometers. The road distance is 563.3 km.

What is the duration of the flight from Dhaka to Darjeeling?
The quickest flight from Dhaka Airport to Saidpur Airport is the direct flight, which takes 1 hour.

How much time does it differ between Dhaka and Darjeeling?
Darjeeling is 30 min. behind Dhaka. It is currently 11:22 in Dhaka and 10:52 in Darjeeling.

Can I drive from Dhaka to Darjeeling?
Yes, the driving distance between Dhaka and Darjeeling is 563 km. Driving from Dhaka to Darjeeling takes approximately 8h 22m.

Which airlines fly from Dhaka International Airport to Saidpur International Airport?
Biman Bangladesh Airlines and US-Bangla fly from Dhaka to Saidpur Airport.

Where can I stay near Darjeeling?
There are 601+ hotels available in Darjeeling. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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