The Maitree Express is an International Train that runs on Dhaka to Kolkata route. So, it is important to know Dhaka to Kolkata Maitree Express Train Schedule. This train connects two major cities of two different countries. There are so many transports in Dhaka to Kolkata route. But the train journey is the safest and comfortable one. Maitree Express is the only train in Dhaka to Kolkata route. Besides, now there is another train, named Bandhan Express from Khulna to Kolkata. People often travel Dhaka to Kolkata or Kolkata to Dhaka for study purposes, medical treatment purposes, business purposes and various reasons. Therefore, you should also know Maitree Express Train Ticket Price in Bangladesh.
About Maitree Express
The Maitree Express Train is usually pronounced as “Moitree”. It refers to the connection between Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and Kolkata, the Indian state of West Bengal. Besides, it was first launched in April 2018. Apparently, The Maitree Express is an International Express train with modern facilities. Besides, this train provides fully Air Conditioned first class coaches. So, undoubtedly, it ensures the complete comfort for the passengers. Moreover, It has more than 450 seats for the passengers.
Maitree Express contains four serial numbers while traveling from Dhaka to Kolkata and Kolkata to Dhaka. They are 13107, 13108, 13109, 13110. It takes around 13 to 14 hours to reach Kolkata from Dhaka or vice versa. Let you know the Maitree Express Dhaka to Kolkata Train Schedule and Maitree Express Kolkata to Dhaka train Schedule. The Maitree Express Train starts from Dhaka Cantonment Station in Bangladesh. On the other hand, in India, it departures from Darsana Station Kolkata
Maitree Express Train Schedule 2020
In Dhaka to Kolkata Railway Route there are four numbers of Maitree Express Train. They are :
- 3107/BR (Bangladesh Railway Rake)
- 3108/BR (Bangladesh Railway Rake)
- 3109/IR (Indian Railway Rake)
- 3110/IR (Indian Railway Rake).
- BR Rake 3107 will run on Friday from Dhaka to Kolkata and 3108 Saturday from Kolkata to Dhaka
- BR Rake 3107 will run on Sunday from Dhaka to Kolkata and 3108 Monday from Kolkata to Dhaka
- IR Rake 3109 will run on Friday from Kolkata to Dhaka and 3110 Saturday from Dhaka to Kolkata
- IR Rake 3109 will run on Tuesday from Kolkata to Dhaka and 3110 Wednesday from Dhaka to Kolkata
On Friday, the train number 3107/BR (Bangladesh Railway) departures from Dhaka at 08:15 according to BST (Bangladesh State Time). It reaches at Kolkata at 18:10 according to IST (Indian State Time). Likewise, The Maitree Express 13110/BR starts from Dhaka next on Monday and Wednesday at the same time as Friday. The Maitree Express Train starts from Kolkata to Dhaka on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday at 07:05 according to IST. Then, it arrives at Dhaka at 18:05 according to BST. The Maitree Express Train does not run on Thursday.
Here is the time table of Dhaka to Kolkata Maitree Express Train Schedule and Maitree Express Kolkata to Dhaka train schedule 2020.
|Train No/Rake||From||To||Day||Departure Time||Arrival Time|
|3107/BR||Dhaka||Kolkata||Friday||08:15 (BST)||18:10 (IST)|
|3108/BR||Kolkata||Dhaka||Saturday||07:10 (IST)||18:05 (BST)|
|3109/IR||Kolkata||Dhaka||Sunday||07:10 (IST)||18:05 (BST)|
|3110/IR||Dhaka||Kolkata||Monday||08:15 (BST)||18:10 (IST)|
|3109/IR||Kolkata||Dhaka||Tuesday||07:10 (IST)||18:05 (BST)|
|3110/IR||Dhaka||Kolkata||Wednesday||08:15 (BST)||18:10 (IST)|
In two stoppages of both from Dhaka to Kolkata and from Kolkata to Dhaka Railway route, the Custom and Immigration process will be done. For instance, the Immigration will be done in Bangladesh border from 13:50 (BST) to 14:50 (BST). On the other hand, in India border, it will be held from 14:30 (IST) to 16:00 (IST).
Necessary Notes: BR = Bangladesh Rail, IR = Indian Rail, IST = Indian State Time, BST = Bangladesh State Time.
Maitree Express Train Ticket Price
Probably, the ticket’s fair of Maitree Express Train is a bit costly. Because, this train travels one country to another. So, it is usually reasonable for travelling from Dhaka to Kolkata or Kolkata to Dhaka.
The ticket’s price of Maitree Express Train depends on the category of seats. Moreover, if you plan to book cabins then the price will be more expensive. Besides, Bangladesh Govt has included up to 500 Taka VAT and 15% Travel Tax with the ticket’s price. The ticket’s price for children up to 5 years, is half of the fares.
Here is a price chart of Maitree Express Ticket Price according to US dollars.
|Seat Category||Price Of Ticket|
|AC Cabin||20 USD|
|AC Chair||12 USD|
|Non AC Chair||8 USD|
Here are the details of Maitree Express Train Ticket Price in Bangladesh.
AC Cabin ~ 2522 Taka + 378 Taka VAT + 500 Taka Travel Tax = 3400 Taka.
AC Chair ~ 1748 Taka + 252 Taka VAT + 500 Taka Travel Tax = 2500 Taka.
Here are the details of Maitree Express Train Ticket Price in India including VAT and Travel Tax.
AC Cabin ~ 2015 Rupees
AC Chair ~ 1345 Rupees.
Maitree Express Train Time Table:
If you are going to run India to Bangladesh, you need to know Maitree Express Train Time Table for reach destination. Now we will show Time Table which has to maintain from 1st March 2017. You can check in below the Maitree Express Dhaka to Kolkata New Time Table.
Maitree Express Train Ticket Booking Online
Unfortunately, you cannot get Maitree Express Train Ticket through online because of security purposes. For instance, Maitree Express travels across Bangladesh to India. That means, the validity of Passports and Visas of the passengers needed to be checked properly. So, checking through online is not secure at all. Therefore, Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) does not provide the Maitree Express Train tickets via online. So, you need to go to the ticket counters along with your valid passport and visa for buying tickets.
How To Collect Maitree Express Train Ticket?
In clear words, you cannot purchase the train tickets of Maitree Express via online. So, you need to buy the tickets from counters. In Bangladesh, you can buy the Maitree Express Train Ticket from Kamalapur Railway Station. You can book your ticket from the booth of International Tickets. Besides, you can also purchase Maitree Express Train Ticket from Kolkata Station. The ticket booths of both cities remain open from 09:00 am to 07:00 pm. So, you can get your tickets within this time. But, you should book your tickets minimum 5 days earlier from your day of journey. Otherwise, you cannot get to book your desirable seat.
Kolkata To Dhaka Train Route Map
The distance between Dhaka to Kolkata Railway Route is nearly 538 kilometers. In brief, 418 kilometers of Railway Route situated in Bangladesh and 120 kilometers situated in India. Here is the Map of Dhaka to Kolkata Maitree Express Train Route.
Composition Of Maitree Express
The passenger’s capacity of Maitree Express from both Dhaka to Kolkata and Kolkata to Dhaka is 456. There are total 10 coaches in the Maitree Express Train. Moreover, there are AC Cabins and AC Chair compartments in every coach. Besides, in each cabin, up to four passengers can sit. Furthermore, there is a pantry car attached with every coach. According to IRCTC, passengers can use the catering services between two Railway stoppages Kolkata and Gede. On the other hand, Bangladesh Railway allows the travelers to use catering services between Darsana Station and Dhaka Cantonment Station.
Rules Of Carrying Goods & Charges Of Maitree Express
The limit of carrying goods on Maitree Express is up to 30 kg with free of charge. In clear words, an adult can carry 30 kg goods without any charges. On the other hand, a child can carry 20 kg goods with free of charge. If you carry more than 30 kg then, you have to pay. For instance, the charge is 2 USD per kg for carrying 31 kg to 50 kg goods. Besides, the charge of carrying goods more than 50 kg, is 10 USD per kg. Moreover, a passenger is allowed to carry only two luggages.
So, it is all about Dhaka to Kolkata Maitree Express Train Schedule. In your journey to Dhaka to Kolkata or, Kolkata to Dhaka, you need to take care of some important things. Likewise, you have to take your valid passport and visa for booking train ticket and on your journey. Otherwise, you will face troubles. Probably, you cannot board on Maitree Express Train without these things. So, for your further inquiries, you can call on Maitree Express Contact Number.
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