Air: Bangladesh can be reached by air
from any part of the world. Biman, Bangladesh airlines connects Dhaka with
27 major cities of the world.
Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Athens, Bangkok, Bombay, Calcutta, Doha, Dubai,
Jeddah, Karachi, Kathmandu, Kualalumpur, London, Muscat, Dhahran, Baghdad,
Kuwait, Yangoon, Rome, Tripoli, Tokyo, Singapore, Baharin, Frankfurt, Ho Chi
Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Sarjah, Seoul, Riyadh and Delhi.
Besides Biman, several other (international) carriers also fly to and from
Biman, Bangladesh Airlines also connects Dhaka with Chittagong, Jessore,
Cox's Bazar, Rajshahi Saidpur and Sylhet in its 7 domestic routes.
Rail: The Bangladesh Railway provides an efficient
service to places of interest such as Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna,
Mymensingh, Bogra, Rajshahi, Dinajpur starting from Dhaka. The inter-city
Express Service is available to and from important cities at cheap fares.
River : Country-Made boats are the most widely used
carrier one can see in the river and rivulets. These carry passengers and
merchandise on a large scale. The landscape of Bangladesh is dominated by
about 250 rivers which flow essentially north-sourth. The alluvial flood
plain formed by these rivers covers most of the country. Wherever there is a
river and a village, a launch or steamer will ply for trade. A journey by
Rocket Steamer service from Dhaka (Sadarghat) to Khulna, the gateway to
Sundarbans is a rewarding experience.
Bus/Coach Services : Road transport in Bangladesh is
predominantly a private sector affair. Rates are among the cheapest in the
world. Express and non-stop services are available to principal towns from
Gabtali, Saidabad and Mohakhali bus terminals in Dhaka. The Bangladesh Road
Transport Corporation (BRTC) also maintains a country-wide network of bus
Car Rental : Private car hire service is available in
Dhaka and some other major cities. Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC), a
government organization, has a fleet of air-conditioned and non
air-conditioned cars, microbuses and jeeps. Besides they offer transfer
service for tourists between Dhaka airport and main city points or hotels.
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