hittagong is relatively well connected with all the districts of Bangladesh. It’s highly connected with capital city of Bangladesh, Dhaka.
From Dhaka Shahzalal International Airport one can catch a flight on Biman Bangladesh Airlines, GMG, United Airways and few more. In addition, Chittagong Shah Amanat Internation Airport provides flights to a few international destinations, for example, India, Srilanka, Singapore and few more.
The Dhaka Chittagong Expressway (N1) is now renovated to a 4-lane highway. In a few locations, the highway features 6 lanes. Other than personal transportation, a lot of buses run on these roads day and night. This highway has provided connections to important districts like Kumilla and Feni. At the same time while traversing from Dhaka to Chittagong it links important sub districts and unions like Mirsharai, Shitakunda and Bhatiary. Moreover, different other parts of the country, such as Barishal and Sylhet gets a direct connection to the Dhaka-Chittagong Expressway.
Bus companies, for example- Saudia, T R Travels, Shohag, S Alam, Hanif Enterprize and many more run on the highway everyday. From Dhaka’s Arambag, Sayedabad, Jatrabari and many other zones, one can get an Air Conditioned bus ticket to Chittagong for a range of 1050 Tk to 1250 Tk (12 USD – 15 USD) and Non Air Conditioned bus tickets for a range of 550 Tk to 750 Tk ( 6.5 USD – 9 USD).
Chittagong is highly linked with Dhaka via train. However, places like Sylhet, Chadpur, Mymensing are also connected via train to and from Chittagong. The trains feature multiple classes, starting from First Class, AC Class to Shovon chairs. The finest train in Dhaka-Chittagong network until this day is Shonarbangla Express which runs between Dhaka and Chittagong everyday with Tuesday as an off-day.
Intercity Trains from Chittagong
Sonar Bangla Express
Najirhat Commuter 1
Najirhat Commuter 3
Bishyobiddaloy Commuter 1
Bishyobiddaloy Commuter 3
Dhaka to Chittagong Train
To know about Dhaka to Chittagong or Bangladesh Rail Communication timetable click this link.
You can also create an account in Bangladesh Railway E-ticketing service website and book tickets with Local Bank Accounts (DBBL, Brack), Bkash or International Visa, Master or Amex Card.
Furthermore, a mobile app named “Rail Sheba” is also available for Android and IOS devices to make it easier.
Saint Martin Paribahan – 01762691-345/360 (Chittagong) 01762-691348, 01762-691347 (Cox’s Bazar)
Rangamati-Chittagong Bus Services
S Alam Service 031611037 (Cinema place Chittagong) 035161240 (Rangamati)
BRTC 031612177, 01556749475, 01195050848
Saint Martin Paribahan – 01762691-345/360 (Chittagong) 01762-691354 (Rangamati)
In addition to these the Paharika service can be found from Muradpur and Oxygen Circle of Chittagong. BRTC is offering Air conditioned buses in this route and can be taken from Battali Railway station BRTC counter of Chittagong.
Bandarban-Chittagong Bus Services
Purobi Service 0361-62439 (Bahddarhat Chittagong)
Purbani Service 0361-62508 (Bahddarhat Chittagong)
Saint Martin Paribahan – 01762691-345/360 (Chittagong) 01762-691356 (Bandarban)
Desh Travels- 01762-620934 (A K Khan) 01704-539043, 01709-989438 (Bandarban)
Purobi and Purbani are 2 regular bus services which leaves Chittagong and Bandarban everyday.
Desh Travels –01762-620934 (A K Khan) 0091-9073400184, 0091-9073400185 (Kolkata)
Green Line – 031-751161, 01730-060021 (A K Khan Chittagong) 01970-060040, 0421-75781 (Benapol Border)
ACCOMMODATION IN CHITTAGONG
Chittagong city is home to different kinds of hotels, starting from 1 star to 5 star categories are available here. However other than Chittagong city, it’s nearly impossible to find a 3-5 star accommodation in other parts of Chittagong district.
Peninsula Hotel , Nizam Road – 01755554555
Radisson Blu Bay View, Khaled road, Lalkhan Bazar– 031619800
• Agrabad Hotel, Sabdar Ali Road- 031713311
Hotel Tower Inn, Jubilee Road, 01733393211
Ambassador Residency, Nizam Road- 01730707422
Avenue Hotel & Suites, Ispahani Mor – 031627987
Favour Inn International Hotel, Station Road – 01811446506
Golden Inn Chattagram Ltd, Station Road – 01711819025
Orchid Business Hotel, Sheikh Muzib Road – 01891648501
Saint Martin Ltd Hotel , Sheikh Muzib Road – 031712109
Some Other Hotels-
Parjatan Hotel Saikot, 031611087
Hotel Paramount, Station Road 0312856771, 01713248754