Sonar Bangla Express is the intercity train of Bangladesh, which runs Dhaka to Chittagong and Chittagong to Dhaka. After the Suborno Express, it is the second non-stop intercity train in this route. Sonar Bangla Express is fully equipped with all modern facilities and food facilities. Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation provides food to the passenger. Sonar Bangla Express Train Schedule and Ticket prices are mentioned in this post
Sonar Bangla Express Train
Sonar Bangla Express train is inaugurated on June 25, 2020. It is one of the fastest and prestigious trains on this route. According to the Bangladesh Railway, this is the second luxurious train in Dhaka Chittagong Route. It takes only five hours and thirty minutes to reach its destination. The train halts at Dhaka Airport Station. The passenger of this train enjoys different facilities like food, water, etc. by Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation
Sonar Bangla Express Train Schedule
Sonar Bangla Express runs six days a week. We have mentioned earlier that it is a nonstop train in the Dhaka Chittagong train Route. Those who are familiar with the Dhaka -Chittagong train schedule know it starts the journey from Dhaka. It departs from Dhaka at 07:00 AM in the morning and arrives in Chittagong at 12:15 PM at noon.
Similarly, it again departs from Chittagong to Dhaka at 05:00 PM and reaches Dhaka at 10:10 PM at night. During the journey, it halts in Dhaka Bimanbandar Railway station. Besides this, there is no substation of this train. It doesn’t run from Chittagong on Tuesday and Wednesday from Dhaka. This is the weekly off day of this train.
|Destination||Departure time||Arrival Time|
|Dhaka to Chattogram||7:00 AM||12:15 PM|
|Chattogram to Dhaka||5:00 PM||10:10 PM|
Sonar Bangla Train stopage
This train don’t stop everywhere. It only takes break at three stoppages. Chittagong station, Kamalapur Station (Dhaka) and Dhaka Biman Bandar station. Passengers can up and down on this stations. As we already mentioned the schedule of Dhaka to Chattogram and Chattogram to Dhaka, here we just updated the schedule of stoppages.
|Dhaka Biman Bandar||Dhaka to Chattogram||Chattogram to Dhaka|
|Arrival||7:27 AM||8:37 PM|
|Departure||7:32 AM||8:40 PM|
Sonar Bangla Express Train Ticket Price
Sonar Bangla Express train authority provides food and other supplements during the journey. The Ticket fare usually is higher than the other train. It includes different facility costs. There are three types of seats on the Sonar Bangla Express train. The Seat types are Shovon Chair, Ac Seats, and AC bath. The Ticket fare of Sonar Bangla Express varies according to the seat types.
|Seat Types||Ticket Fare|
|Shovon Chair||600 BDT|
|AC Seat||1100 BDT|
Sonar Bangla Express train has 746 seats in total. Among the Seats, 420 seats for Shovan Chair, 220 Seats for AC Chair, 66 Seats for AC Bath.
Sonar Bangla Express Train Tracking
Bangladesh Railway provides the facility to track the train. According to the Bangladesh Railway system, to follow a train you need to know the train number of that train. Sonar Bangla Express Train number is 787 and 788 from Dhaka and Chittagong Respectively. To Track the Sonar Bangla Express train, send a message by typing TR (Space) 788 or 787. Send the message to 16318. Be careful about the Mobile balance. You should have to keep the mobile balance up to 4.65 BDT
Here is the video review of Sonar Bangla Express. If you want to visualize the train journey, the below video will provide you a good knowledge about the Sonar Bangla Express train.
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