Concerned about the cost of traveling from Dhaka to Darjeeling? Travel from Dhaka to Darjeeling at a low cost. Mitali Express, 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 26 after a long 25 months. Initially, 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.
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 cost. In case of overweight, an additional cost will be added at the rate fixed by Bangladesh Railway.
Possible ticket receipt location
1. Kamalapur Railway Station, Dhaka
2. Chittagong Railway Station, Chittagong
3. Kolkata Terminal Station, Kolkata
4. Fairley Place Railway Building, Kolkata
Dhaka Cantonment – New Jalpaiguri train fare
4905 including AC Birth VAT and Travel Tax, Rs. 3705 including AC Seat VAT and Travel Tax, and Rs. 2605 including AC Chair VAT and Travel Tax
Note that up to 5 years of age 50% rent will be applicable.