Do you like the train journey?? Want to make a trip from Dhaka to Rajshahi or Rajshahi to Dhaka? The first thing you need to know is Dhaka to Rajshahi train schedule. Here we have discussed the Dhaka Rajshahi route train timetable, ticket fare, and others. All the schedules and information based on the Bangladesh Railway official train services schedule. If the Bangladesh railway makes any changes, then we will update it here.
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Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Schedule
There are four intercity trains run Dhaka o Rajshahi Route. The trains are Dhumketu Express, Banalata Express, and Silkcity Express, and Padma Express. All the trains run on a different schedule. Dhumketu Express has an off day on Saturday. Similarly, all other trains have an off day. On this day, the train doesn’t run to destinations. In the below list, you will get the total destination list with arrival time, departure time, etc.
|Name of the train (No)||Off day||Departure time||Arrival time|
|Dhumketu Express (770)||Wednesday||06.00 am||11.40 am|
|Banalata Express (792)||Friday||01.30 PM||6:15 PM|
|Silk city express (754)||Sunday||10.20 am||08.35 pm|
|Padma Express (760)||Tuesday||11.00 pm||04.30 am|
Rajshahi to Dhaka Train Schedule
As Dhaka is the capital of the Country, Every day thousands of people come to Dhaka from Rajshahi by train. If you are looking for the Rajshahi to Dhaka train schedule 2023, Here is the section for you. Like Dhaka to Rajshahi, the Same trains are running on Rajshahi to Dhaka. The train number and time table vary. Like from Dhaka, the Dhumketu Express train number is 770, while from Rajshahi Dhumketu Express train number is 771. On the other hand, Dhumketu Express remains off on Saturday from Dhaka and Sunday from Rajshahi. Below the table, you will get all the information about Rajshahi to Dhaka Train Schedule.
|Name of the train (No)||Off Day||Departure||Arrival|
|Dhumketu Express (771)||Tuesday||11.20 pm||04.45 am|
|Banalata Express (793)||Tuesday||7:00 AM||11:30 AM|
|Silk city express (755)||Sunday||7:40 AM||01.30 pm|
|Padma Express (761)||Tuesday||04.00 pm||09.40 pm|
Dhaka to Rajshahi Train
You have seen that there are four intercity trains run on Dhaka Rajshahi Route. It is notable that, there are no mail train on this route. We have added more details about Dhaka Rajshahi trains here. Individual train timing with the details will be found in the below section.
Silk City Express
Silk City Express is the intercity Express train of Dhaka Rajshahi Route. The Train code is 754 from Dhaka and 755 from Rajshahi.
From Dhaka, it starts a journey at 10.20 AM. It takes almost hours to reach Rajshahi Station. At 08.35 pm it reaches the Rajshahi Stations. The Silk City Express doesn’t run from Dhaka on Sunday
From Rajshahi, it starts the journey at 7:40 AM. It reaches Dhaka at 01.30 pm in the afternoon at Kamlapur Railway station of Dhaka. Friday is the off day from Rajshahi.
During the journey, it halts on several stoppages. The stoppages are
- Sirajganj Bazar
Padma Express is another intercity of Dhaka Rajshahi Train Schedule. It starts the journey from Dhaka at 11.00 pm at night. Reaches Rajshahi Station at 04.30 am in the morning. From Dhaka, it doesn’t run on Tuesday. Padma Express train can be tracked via 761 and 762 train codes.
Padma Express has several stoppages on Dhaka Rajshahi Route. Passengers can visit from Dhaka to those substations via Padma Express. The substations with their uptime and downtime are given below.
|Sub Station||Up Time||Down Time|
|Tangail||1:00 AM||1:05 AM|
|Bangabandhu Bridge||1:25 AM||1:35 AM|
|Ullapara||2:21 AM||2:41 AM|
|Chatmohor||2:07 AM||3:01 AM|
The above timetable are for the major substations. There are many other substations where the train halts. The other substations are Chatmohar, Ishwardi Bypass, Chatmohor, Boral Bridge, Bangabandhu Bridge, Tangail, etc.
Dhumketu Express is like Padma Express. It starts the journey from Dhaka at 6.00 O’clock in the morning. It reaches Rajshahi at 11.40 am. The train number is 770/771 from Dhaka and Rajshahi.
From Rajshahi, it starts the journey at 11.20 pm and Reaches Dhaka at 04.45 am in the morning. The train doesn’t run on Tuesday from Dhaka and Monday from Rajshahi. The substations are the same as Padma Express.
Banalata Express is a new train which is added in Bangladesh Railway train services on April 25, 2020. It is a nonstop train of Dhaka to Rajshahi. It takes only four and a half hours to reach the destination.
From Rajshahi, Banalota Express departs at 7 am in the morning and From Dhaka, it departs at 01.30 PM It arrives at Dhaka at 11:30 AM and Rajshahi at 6:15 o clock.
It has 12 passenger coaches which can carry 928 passengers. During the purchase of Ticket, Food fee has been added. That means during the journey food will be supplied free.
Dhaka to Rajshahi Train Ticket Prices
The Ticket price is different than other trains on Dhaka Rajshahi route
- Shovon Chair – 525 Tk. (Including Food)
- AC Chair – 875 Tk. (Including Food)
Video Review of Dhaka Rajshahi Train (Silkcity)
Here is all about the Dhaka-Rajshahi Train schedule. Enjoy a safe and Peaceful journey.