Maitree Express Train Schedule – Maitree Express is one of the most popular international train services of Bangladesh Railway which connecting two cities between Dhaka and Kolkata. Everyday many people travel by Maitree Express train from Dhaka to Kolkata and also travel from Kolkata to Dhaka by this train. Maitree Express is the only train that’s run between Dhaka to Kolkata. This train takes almost 10 to 11 hours to reaches the destination around 375 km. Maitree express train route is Dhaka-Tangail-Darshana (Chuadanga)-India (Gede). Currently, two international trains are available in Bangladesh. Namely- Bandhan Express and Maitree express. Following this post, We are going to discuss the Maitree Express train schedule and ticket price 2021. At the end of this post, you will get the details information on how to collect Maitree express train tickets.
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Maitree Express Train Schedule from Dhaka to Kolkata
The Maitree express runs on the Dhaka to Kolkata train route and Kolkata to Dhaka train route. Maitree Express train departs from Dhaka Cantonment Station at 8:15 am and reaches in Kolkata at 7 pm. Maitree express train off day is Thursday.
Kolkata to Dhaka train route
Kolkata to Dhaka train route is the interlinking way between Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh and the West Bengal of India. This train route existed before the partition of India and Bangladesh in 1947. In 2008 this train route is re-established after 47 years. This train service is opened on 14th April 2008 on the occasion of Bengali new year. The total distance is 375 kilometres from Dhaka to Kolkata.
Maitree Express Train Schedule from Kolkata to Dhaka
Maitree express time table from Kolkata to Dhaka – it starts the journey from Kolkata at 7:10 am and arriving in Dhaka a little before 4:05 pm. Sometimes it may be late at more than 1 hour. The Maitree Express is available on Six days in a week without Thursday. This train runs on both rake BR and IR.
Maitree Express Dhaka to Kolkata Train Schedule
- Friday – 3107 – BR
- Saturday – 3110 – IR
- Sunday – 3107 – BR
- Wednesday – 3110-IR
Maitree Express Kolkata to Dhaka Train Schedule
- Saturday – 3108 – BR
- Monday – 3108 – BR
- Friday – 3109 – IR
- Tuesday – 3109 – IR
Let’s see the table in below where you will get the details information about the train schedule of Maitree Express:
|Saturday||Kolkata to Dhaka||13108/BR|
|Sunday||Kolkata to Dhaka||13109/IR|
|Monday||Dhaka to Kolkata||13110/IR|
|Tuesday||Kolkata to Dhaka||13109/IR|
|Wednesday||Dhaka to Kolkata||13110/IR|
|Friday||Dhaka to Kolkata||13107/BR|
Maitree Express Time Table
Maitree Express Dhaka to Kolkata train schedule 2021 is given below:
Maitree Express Seat Plan
In Maitree express train, there are two types of seat categories. These are-
Maitree Express Ticket Price 2021
Maitree Express train ticket price will vary for the train seat classes. For child ticket will get a 50% discount, If age less than 5 years. Additional charge 500 Taka as Travel Tax to be paid at the time of purchase of a ticket for all classes. The list of Maitree express fare 2021 is given below-
|Seat Classes||Ticket Price|
|AC First/Cabin||USD 20 +15 % Vat|
|AC Chair Car||USD 12+15 % Vat|
Maitree Express Immigration
All the customs and immigration services will be completed at the border of Bangladesh at Darshana station and the border of India at Gede station. It takes time for almost more than 1 hour for checking customs and immigration purpose.
How to Collect Maitree Express Train Ticket?
Maitree express train ticket booking from Kamalapur Railway Station at Dhaka between 9:00 am 7:00 pm, the International Ticket Booking Counter at Fairlie Place of Dalhousie Square and collected from Kolkata Station also. You can collect a ticket in advance for 30 days, but if you don’t take the ticket a minimum of 5-6 days before starting your journey, maybe you will not get a ticket because there is a lot of pressure.
Maitree Express Train Composition
Maitree Express train has a total of 10 coaches with 456 seat capacity both rake BR and IR. Composition of the Maitree express train will be as follows:
|Type of Coach||Seating Capacity of each coach|
|AC First/Cabin - 4||36 X 4|
|AC Chair Car -4||78 X 4|
|Power Car - 2||Nil|
Catering Facilities in Maitree Express Train
A pantry car is going to be belonged in every coach to supply catering services on the payment basis to the passengers. The Bangladesh Railway provides catering services between Darshana and Dhaka in both directions. On the other hand, The Catering and Tourism Corporation of Indian Railway provides catering services between two railway stoppages. One is Kolkata and therefore the other is Gede.
Baggage Fare in Maitree Express
Hand baggage or trolleys are free from charge at Darshana railway station. Below 35 kg is set for free of charge allowance for a full fare passenger. In that case for the children, it’s below 20 kg for all class passengers. For full fare ticket, 2 US Dollar is going to be charged for per kg up to 50 kg. If the load is quite 50 kg than 10 USD are going to be charged per kg on each excess kg. on child ticket 2 US Dollar is going to be charged up to 35- 50 kg and 10 USD for quite 50 kg on each excess kg.
Maitree Express Train Review Video (Dhaka to Kolkata)
Maitree Express train travels from Dhaka to Kolkata 4 times in a week (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday) and also travels from Kolkata to Dhaka 4 times in a week(Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday).
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