Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Schedule & Ticket Price 2021

Summary

Rajshahi is the largest city in North Bengal, located on the banks of the river Padma. If you want to go to Rajshahi by train from Dhaka, you need to know about Dhaka to Rajshahi train schedule and ticket price. That is what this article says, with some more information and pictures.

The train schedule and train ticket price put here has been updated as per the updates of Bangladesh Railway. However, changes may come from time to time by the Railway Authority. When occur, we’ll update the article accordingly.

Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Schedule and ticket price 2020
Dhaka to Rajshahi train Banalata Express.

The distance from Dhaka to Rajshahi by rail is 343 km, according to a survey by Bangladesh Railway. On the other hand, the road distance from Dhaka to Rajshahi is 258 km, as shown by Bangladesh National Portal.

Four intercity trains run on Dhaka to Rajshahi route. They take around 5 hours to cover the distance. Trains on Dhaka to Rajshahi route have all the modern facilities. Starting from simple and cheap quality seats, they also have extremely luxurious AC cabins. There are food canteens, prayer places, clean toilets and security guards in those trains. Considering these aspects, Dhaka to Rajshahi train travel is better than by other public transports.

Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Route Map

Dhaka to Rajshahi railway is one of the longest rail routes in Bangladesh. There are many stations or stoppages on this 343 km long railway. If you want to know in detail about all the substations and stoppages of Dhaka to Rajshahi Railway, you can download and view the following PDF file.

Not all trains on a route stop at all stations. However, we’re listing the main stations and stoppages on Dhaka to Rajshahi train route here. Most of the trains on this route halt at these stations or stops.

This is Dhaka to Rajshahi train station list, which has the following 11 stoppages between its starting station of Dhaka Kamalapur and the destination of Rajshahi station:

Dhaka Airport Railway Station, Joydebpur Junction, Tangail, Bangabandhu Bridge East Junction, S M Ali, Ullapara, Baral Bridge, Chatmohar, Ishwardi Bypass, Abdulpur Junction and Sardah Road.

Dhaka to Rajshahi Train List

Amenities, Schedule, Stoppages
1. Silk City Express:

Silk City Express (Train No. 753/754) is known as the fastest train in Bangladesh. It’s a modern and luxury intercity train. The train travels from the capital Dhaka to Rajshahi, one of the major cities in the country.

Schedule: The Silk City Express train runs on the Dhaka to Rajshahi route 6 days a week except Sundays. It leaves Dhaka Kamalapur Railway Station at 02:45 pm and reaches Rajshahi at 08:35 pm.

Stoppages: The Silk City Express train takes a total of 12 breaks on its 343 km long way from Dhaka to Rajshahi. The stoppages are:

  • Dhaka Airport Railway Station,
  • Joydevpur Junction,
  • Mirzapur,
  • Tangail,
  • Bangabandhu Bridge East Junction,
  • Shahid M Mansur Ali,
  • Jamtail Junction,
  • Ullapara,
  • Baral Bridge,
  • Chatmohar,
  • Ishwardi bypass, and
  • Abdulpur Junction.
2. Padma Express:

Padma Express (Train No. 759/760) is one of the most luxurious intercity trains on the Dhaka to Rajshahi route operated by Bangladesh Railway. It has all the facilities of a modern train including comfortable AC sleeper and food car.

Schedule: Padma Express intercity train carries passengers on Dhaka-Rajshahi route 6 days a week except Tuesdays. The train leaves Dhaka Kamalapur Railway Station at 11:00 pm and reaches Rajshahi city at 04:30 AM.

Stoppages: Padma Express train halts at a total of 11 sub-stations on its route. The stoppages are:

  • Dhaka Airport Railway Station,
  • Joydevpur Junction,
  • Tangail,
  • Bangabandhu Bridge East Junction,
  • Shahid M Mansur Ali,
  • Ullapara,
  • Baral Bridge,
  • Chatmohar,
  • Ishwardi bypass,
  • Abdulpur Junction, and
  • Sardah Road.
3. Dhumketu Express:

Dhumketu Express (Train No. 769/770) is the third luxury intercity train on Dhaka-Rajshahi route operated by Bangladesh Railway. The train has 8 air-conditioned chair coaches, 7 non-AC coaches, a driver car and 2 food cars with guard brakes. Dhumketu Express train takes 5 hours and 40 minutes to reach Rajshahi after covering a distance of 343 km.

Schedule: Dhumketu Express intercity train departs from Dhaka Kamalapur Railway Station at 06:00 AM and reaches Rajshahi Railway Station at 11:40 AM. Thursday is Dhumketu Express’s weekly off-day.

Stoppages: Dhumketu Express train takes break at a total of 12 sub-stations on its way from Dhaka to Rajshahi (769). However, it takes only 7 breaks on the way from Rajshahi to Dhaka (770). The stoppages are:

  • Dhaka Airport Railway Station,
  • Joydevpur Junction,
  • Tangail (for 769 only),
  • Bangabandhu Bridge East Junction,
  • Shahid M Mansur Ali,
  • Jamtail Junction (for 769 only),
  • Ullapara (for 769 only),
  • Baral Bridge,
  • Chatmohar,
  • Ishwardi Bypass (for 769 only),
  • Abdulpur Junction, and
  • Arani (for 769 only).
4. Banalata Express:

Banalata Express (Train No. 791-792) is a non-stop and luxurious intercity train of Bangladesh Railway. It goes from Dhaka to Chapai Nawabganj via Rajshahi. As a non-stop train, Banalata Express does not stop as often as other trains on Dhaka-Rajshahi route, making herself a very popular train for Dhaka-Rajshahi passengers.

Schedule: Banalata Express non-stop intercity train leaves Dhaka Kamalapur Railway Station at 01:30 PM and reaches Rajshahi at 06:35 PM. It’s important to note that Friday is Banalata’s weekly off-day.

Stoppages: Banalata Express is a non-stop train from Dhaka to Rajshahi with no stops other than merely the Airport Railway Station in Dhaka city.

Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Schedule

Four intercity trains are available from Dhaka to Rajshahi. They are: Silkcity Express, Padma Express, Dhumketu Express and Banolata Express. Each of these trains runs six days a week and remains closed one day. The departure times, arrival times and off-day schedules of the four trains of Dhaka to Rajshahi route are given in the table below.

Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Schedule 2021

Train Name Departure Arrival Off Day
754 - Silkcity Express 02:45 PM 08:35 PM Sunday
759 - Padma Express 11:00 PM 04:30 AM Tuesday
769 - Dhumketu Express 06:00 AM 11:40 AM Thursday
792 - Banalata Express 01:30 PM 06:35 PM Friday
Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Schedule and Ticket Price 2021
Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Schedule 2021.

Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Ticket Price

After describing Dhaka to Rajshahi train schedule, now we’ll learn about Dhaka to Rajshahi train ticket price 2021. So, here we’re showing the ticket prices of four intercity trains Silkcity Express, Banolata Express, Padma Express and Dhumketu Express from Dhaka to Rajshahi as per the Bangladesh Railway train ticket Price chart. Trains have different quality seats. When buying tickets, you can book any quality seat you like.

Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Ticket Price 2021

Seat Class Ticket Price
Shovan 340 Taka
Snigdha 570 Taka
AC Seat 680 Taka
AC Berth 1020 Taka

Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Ticket Online

You no longer have to go to rail station inevitably to buy a ticket to travel from Dhaka to Rajshahi by a train, rather you can book train tickets for your desired destination online from the comfort of your own home. We’ve stated details of how to buy train ticket online step by step. Please read this article: Bangladesh Railway Ticket Booking Online.

Bangladesh Railway Online Ticket
Bangladesh Railway Online Ticket, hassle-free ticket booking.

Fastest Train Silkcity Express in Video

Silkcity Express is the fastest train in Bangladesh. Here in this video, Silkcity Express is rushing towards Dhaka from Rajshahi.

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This is all about Dhaka to Rajshahi train schedule and ticket price 2021. You can also take a look at Rajshahi to Dhaka train schedule, if you would like to know the information about your return route. Feel free to contact us if you have any further question about this. Thank you so much for for being with us.

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    1. Dear Liton Ali, the word is actually berth. Anyway, it seems you would like to ask something about the train’s berth cabin. We will try to answer if you explain your question. Thanks.

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