Sonar Bangla Train has added newly second non-stop and luxurious train on Dhaka-Chittagong route of Bangladesh Railway. Earlier, the Suborna Express was the first non-stop train on this route of Bangladesh Railway. Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina officially inaugurated Sonar Bangla Train on June 25, 2016. The train started commercially passenger transport from 26th June onwards. Sonar Bangla Express is the most luxurious and comfortable train of the Bangladesh Railway bring from Indonesia
According to the Bangladesh Railway schedule, the journey started from Kamalapur railway station of Dhaka at 7.00 am for Chittagong, reached Chittagong railway station at 12.20pm. Again, at around 5.00 pm, leaving Chittagong railway station for Dhaka, reached Dhaka Kamalapur railway station at 10.10 pm. Considering the convenience of passengers on the journey, short-term breaks at Dhaka Airport station. It takes only 5.40 minutes for the Sonar Bangla train to reach Dhaka to Chittagong and Chittagong to Dhaka. The movement of Sonar Bangla train is closed on Tuesday from Chittagong and Wednesday from Dhaka. Besides, the regular train travels according to the Bangladesh Railway schedule for the remaining six days of the week.
16 compartments of Sonar Bangla Train have AC berth, Snigdha chair (Air-condition) and Shovon chair (Non-Air-condition), three comfortable class seats. The AC Bath Tickets for this non-stop train are priced at Tk. 1200, Snigdha Chair (AC) Tk. 1000 and Shovon Chair Price of Tk. 600. In this rental, the Bangladesh Railway has arranged entertainment (snacks) for every passenger of Sonar Bangla train under the supervision of Bangladesh Tourism Corporation.
To travel Sonar Bangla Train, you must purchase tickets from a specific railway station. There are also facilities for purchase of tickets through online (Bangladesh Railway E-ticket Booking) or mobile phones.
Sonar Bangla Express of Bangladesh Railway is a comfortable and safe train to get rid of the traffic congestion and reach the destination within a certain time.
Dhaka to Chittagong
Departure time- 7.00 AM (From Dhaka Kamlapur Railway Station)
Departure time- 7.25 AM (From Dhaka Airport Railway Station)
Arrival Time- 12.20 PM (Chittagong Railway Station)
Closing day- Wednesday
Chittagong to Dhaka
Departure time- 5.00 PM (From Chittagong Railway Station)
Arrival Time- 10.10 PM (Dhaka Kamlapur Railway Station)
Closing day- Tuesday
AC Bath ticket price BDT. 1,200.00
Snigdha Chair (AC) ticket price BDT. 1000.00
Shovon Chair ticket price BDT. 600.00