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All about Bangladesh | How to reach Bangladesh || ICC Venues: Dhaka | Chittagong | Khulna | Bogra

All About Bangladesh

How to reach Bangladesh

Bangladesh can be easily reached from the most part of the world. Bangladesh's national carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines connects capital Dhaka with 27 major cities of the world.

These are: Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Athens, Bangkok, Bombay, Calcutta, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Karachi, Katmandu, Kuala Lumpur, London, Muscat, Dhahran, Baghdad, Kuwait, Yangoon, Rome, Tripoli, Tokyo, Singapore, Bahrain, Frankfurt, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Sarjah, Seoul, Riyadh and Delhi.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines also connects Dhaka with Chittagong, Jessore, Cox's Bazaar, Rajshahi, Saidpur and Sylhet in its 7 domestic routes. (Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Ph: +880 9560151-9; Enquiry & Reservations).

Besides Biman, as many as 30 other leading Air Lines operates services to and from Bangladesh.

Foreign Airlines:

  • Trans World Airlines Inc.,Ph: 880-2-9552491, 9552208
  • Air France, Ph: 880-2-9568277, 9563050, 9551338,
  • Japan Airlines, Ph: 880-2-9129322, 9129710
  • Indian Airlines, Ph: 880-2-9555915, 9557813, 8912205(Airport)
  • Kuwait Airways, Ph: 880-2-9110238, 9118829(City) 8914215(Airport)
  • British Airways, Ph: 880-2-9564869-72, 8914410, 8912467(Airport)
  • Lufthansa, Ph: 880-2-8618995, 8611191
  • Myanmar Airlines International, Ph: 880-2-8810579-80
  • United Airlines, Ph: 880-2-9556538-9, 9556505, 9567379
  • Cathay Pacific, Ph: 880-2-9559390, 9559721, 9557117
  • Pan Am, Ph: 880-2-9554369
  • Gulf Air, Ph: 880-2-8113237-40
  • PIA, Ph: 880-2-8312985, 8823023
  • Singapore Airlines, Ph: 880-2-8828769, 8828774, 8811504-8
  • Emirates, Ph: 880-2-9563825-29, 9563830
  • Swiss Air, Ph: 880-2-8821908, 8822376
  • Korean Air, Ph: 880-2-9563817-9
  • Saudia, Ph: 880-2-8116859-60,(City) 8914436, 8914341(Airport)
  • Malaysian Airlines, Ph:880-2-9885479, 9885480
  • Thai International, Ph: 880-2-8314711-9, 8914351(Airport)
  • Qatar Airways, Ph: 880-2-9563050, 9564945
  • Royal Nepal Airlines, Ph:880-2-9550423, 9559353
  • Qantas, Ph: 880-2-9886634-7
  • KLM, Ph: 880-2-8113005, 9116519
  • Philippines Airlines, Ph: 880-2-411488
  • Air Italia, Ph: 880-2-9551673
  • Continental Airlines, Ph: 880-2-9565386-1

 

ICC Venues

Dhaka

Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh and hosts three ICC approved stadiums. Tourist attractions.

Stadiums

How to get there

All the ICC venues are within 20 KM radius of capital Dhaka. Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka is in the heart of the city and will take 20-30 minutes by taxi from most of the hotels listed. Shere Bangla National Stadium is in Mirpur. A taxi should take 40-50 minutes from the city center to reach there. Fatullah Osmani Stadium is in Narayanganj which is about 20 KM from Dhaka. Bus services operate between Dhaka and Narayanganj from Syedabad bus terminal. A taxi would take about one hour to reach the venue.

Airport

Hotels

 

Chittagong

Chittagong is the second largest city of Bangladesh and a major port. It hosts 2 ICC approved stadiums. Tourist attractions

Stadiums

How to get there

Chittagong is the commercial capital of Bangladesh. The port city is well connected with Capital Dhaka with bus, train and air services. A bus or train ticket (first class) will cost around 420 BDT (USD 7) and will take around 4-6 hours. Biman Bangladesh and GMG Airlines operate regular flights between Dhaka and Chittagong. Air fare will cost around 3500 BDT (USD 60) one-way.

Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium is located in Patenga, about half an hour drive from the city centre. Local bus services and taxi is available to and from the stadium.

MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong is located in the city centre, just ten minutes rickshaw (a local transport) ride from the train station. It's opposite to the Chittagong Circuit House which was used as the headqaurter of Bangladesh Liberation Army in 1971.

Airport

Hotels

Khulna

Khulna is a port city located in the Southe West and is close to the famous Sundarbans. Tourist attractions

Stadiums

How to get there

Khulna is the another port city of Bangladesh located in the south-western corner of Bangladesh. It is well connected with Capital Dhaka with bus, train and air services. A bus or train ticket (first class) will cost around 420 BDT (USD 7) and will take around 6-7 hours. Biman Bangladesh and GMG Airlines operate regular flights between Dhaka and Jessore, a city near to Khulna. Air fare will cost around 3500 BDT (USD 60) one-way. From Jessore it will take about one hour to reach Khulna by Taxi or bus.

Khulna Divisional Stadium is located within 20 minutes drive from the city center. Local bus servoces also operate between city center and the stadium.

Khulna is treated as the getaway of Sunderbans, the home of Royal Bengal Tigers. It takes about 2 hours to reach Sunderbans from Khulna. Different packages are available from "Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation" and other tour operators.

Airport

There is no airport in Khulna. Khulna is connected by Jessore airport which is about 70 km from Khulna city.

Hotels

Bogra

Bogra is a town located in the heart of North Bengal. Tourist attractions

Stadiums

How to get there

Bogra is a historical city located at the north-western part of Bangladesh. It's a tourist destination due to "Mahastangar" which is one of the earliest civilization of Asia. The city is well connected with Capital Dhaka with bus and air services. A bus ticket (first class) will cost around 360 BDT (USD 6) and will take around 4-5 hours. Biman Bangladesh and GMG Airlines operate regular flights between Dhaka and Syedpur, a city near to Bogra. Air fare will cost around 3500 BDT (USD 60) one -way. From Syedpur, it will take about 2-3 hours to reach Bogra by Taxi or bus.

Shaheed Chandu Stadium, Bogra is located within 20 minutes drive from the city center. Local bus services also operate between city center and the stadium.

Airport

Bogra does not have an airport of its own.

Hotels

 

 

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