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 At present there are six flights a week between Rajshahi and Dhaka.  There are no flights on Thursdays.  The flights are operated by Biman Bangladesh Airlines and US Bangla Airlines.  All destinations in Bangladesh are well connected to Rajshahi by rail and regular bus service.  

Rajshahi is  connected to Kolkata by road and rail via Gede, Haridaspur, Mahadipur  and Hili at the West Bengal border.  Various destinations in North Bengal (West Bengal) and beyond are also connected to destinations in Bangladesh through the Changrabandha/Burimari border. One can travel by bus from Benapole (Haridaspur), Hili or Sonamasjid (Mahdipur) at the West Bengal border to Rajshahi.  From Hili or Mahdipur the nearest Indian rail head is Malda  which is well connected to the rest of India either directly or via Sealdah and Howrah.  Benapole/Haridaspur is about 7 km from Bongaon, the nearest railway station in India, which is connected to Kolkata by local trains. At Darshana/Gede border, the Gede railway station is just about 500 metres from the zero point.  Kolkata is connected to Gede by local trains. To reach Rajshahi from Hariaspur/Benapole border, one has to take either a bus or a train from Jessore, which is half an hour by road from the border.  From the Gede border, the Darshana Railway Station can be reached in about 15 minutes by road and then one can avail of the train service to Rajshahi.   

 



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