Bandhan Express is the international train which Connects the Bangladesh and India through railway. Bandhan Express train starts its journey from Khulna, Bangladesh and the destination of this train in Kolkata, India. It is the second international train of the Bangladesh India route. The first one is the Maitree Express.
Bandhan Express Train Facilities
Bandhan Express equipped with all modern facilities. It takes almost 5 hours to reach its destinations. It provides three stoppages on the journey. The total distance of Khulna to Kolkata route is 172 Kilometers. Bandhan Express runs an average 37 Km/hour speed. The overall cleanliness, punctuality is awesome. There are some extra facilities available on the train e.g. e-Catering, Mobile/laptop charging ports are available on Bandhan Express train
Bandhan Express Train route
The train starts its journey from Khulna, Bangladesh. From the Khulna, the train runs through Jessore and Jhikhagacha. The train gives 3 minutes stoppages on Jessore. Then it again starts a journey from Jessore to Benapole.
After crossing the Bangladesh India Border, the train takes stoppage on Petrapole in India. Then providing a few minute stoppages on Bangaon, Dum Dum it reaches Kolkata. The duration is almost 4 hours and 30 minutes.
Bandhan Express Ticket classes
There are two types of seats available on the Bandhan Express. There are two types of seats available here. The Classes are
- AC Chair Cars
- AC First Class seats.
These two types of seats comprise of 456 seats where 312 seats for AC Chair Cars and 144 Seats for First Class seats. The below image shows the seat Map of Bandhan Express.
Bandhan Express Train Schedule
Bandhan Express runs Khulna to Kolkata and Kolkata to Khulna in the same route. Here we have mentioned the details schedule with their substations.
Khulna to Kolkata Train Schedule
Bandhan Express runs once a week on Thursday. From Khulna, it starts its journey at 1.20 PM. From Khulna, the train number is 13130. It reaches the Jessore Station at 2.30 PM. Then Benapole at 4.00 PM. After crossing Border the nearest substation Petrapole needs 20 minutes only. Finally, at 6.10 it reaches Kolkata stations.
Kolkata to Khulna Train Schedule
The route is the same as Khulna to Kolkata. The timing changes. Bandhan Express train starts its journey from Kolkata at 7.00 AM, Reaches Petrapole and 8.55 am. At 9.15 am it crosses Border at Benapole. Then it takes a break of 75 minutes. At 11.30 AM, it reaches Jessore and 12.30 pm in Khulna which is the last stoppage of Bandhan Express
Bandhan Express Train Ticket Price
Bandhan Express provides train ticket in two countries. If you are from Bangladesh, you can pay via Bangladeshi Taka and From in India, you can pay through Indian Rupee.
|Location||First Class AC||AC Chair Car|
|Bangladesh||2000 BDT||1500 BDT|
|India||1165 Rs||465 Rs|
Bandhan Express Ticket Booking
Bandhan Express Ticket booking is very much easy. you can buy a ticket from both Bangladesh and India. From Bangladesh, you can buy a ticket directly from Khulna and From India, you can buy a ticket from Kolkata. Passport and visa copy must be shown in while buying a ticket
Immigration Process of Bandhan Express
The very first time, it was hassling to the passenger. They have to go down to the Benapole stations with their luggage for immigration purposes. Not it is quite easier. The full immigration and customs checks will be done on Khulna and Kolkata Stations. So, One doesn’t need to worry about the Immigration process
Video Review of Bandhan Express
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