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Did you mean flights from Kolkata to Dhaka?

Kolkata is one of India’s largest cities, and it’s also one of the most exciting for tourists. Famous sites like the Victoria Memorial and the Howrah Bridge are available to see here, while amazing West Bengali cuisine can be sampled too. Kolkata is also known for its cultural offering, so visiting the Indian Museum is a must. With India’s status as a global center for commerce now well and truly established, the central business district here in Kolkata will have all that the business traveler might need.

Flying to Kolkata

1. Which Airports serve Dhaka to Kolkata?

Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka can be reached from the city center via taxi. When landing, you’ll arrive at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport where you can connect to central Kolkata via bus or taxi.

2. Which Airlines operate flights from Dhaka to Kolkata?

There are various airlines which make the trip between these two cities, including Spicejet, Novo Air, and Air India.

3. How long is the flight?

Due to the fact that these cities are very close together the flight from Dhaka to Kolkata takes fifty-five minutes. As a major regional air corridor, this flight runs throughout the year.

4. Climate changes between Dhaka and Kolkata

In Dhaka, the tropical wet and dry climate means that many travelers see highs of 89°F during the summer but it’s also common to experience lots of rain during the monsoon season. In Kolkata, the climate is almost identical.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

In Dhaka, the local currency is the Bangladeshi taka so you’ll need to switch this into the Indian rupee before traveling. Bangladeshi citizens who want to enter India may need a visa, it’s advisable to check your status before flying as it can vary depending on your exact situation.

Kolkata Information

Dhaka and Kolkata are located just a few hundred kilometers apart, but they’re very different in many ways.

Kolkata is a major city both for the West Bengal region and also for the wider Indian nation. It’s a sprawling metropolis of almost five million people, and it is home to a range of industries and a Stock Exchange. Sightseers can take in some of India’s most beautiful attractions, like the Dakshineswar Kali Temple and the Victoria Memorial, while green space is also on offer over at the Maidan. Cultural attractions in the city are plentiful, too, and they include the Netaji Bhawan center and the Academy of Fine Arts. Neighborhoods around Bowbazar play host to a range of hotels for you to stay in, while amazing West Bengal cuisine with its many gorgeous fish-based dishes can be sampled here. For those who love sports like cricket, the local Eden Gardens ground is a great place to catch a game while on your trip.

Dhaka to Kolkata Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:03 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Kolkata. Air India & Biman frequently offer the best deals to Kolkata flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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Tue 3/17
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Wed 4/1
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Wed 3/18
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How Much is a Flight from Dhaka to Kolkata?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Dhaka to Kolkata, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be BDT10,852.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Dhaka to Kolkata?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Dhaka to Kolkata based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Dhaka to Kolkata?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Dhaka to Kolkata.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days BDT11,955 BDT30,267
7-14 days BDT11,276 BDT14,837
14-21 days BDT12,039 BDT36,965
21-30 days BDT10,174 BDT12,124
30-60 days BDT10,768 BDT25,689
60-90 days BDT13,141 BDT23,993
90+ days BDT13,057 BDT29,589

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dhaka to Kolkata

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Dhaka to Kolkata is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Dhaka to Kolkata by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Dhaka to Kolkata flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Dhaka Kolkata SpiceJet 2/17/20 2/20/20 0 BDT11,107
March Dhaka Kolkata Novoair 3/6/20 3/9/20 0 BDT10,005
April Dhaka Kolkata SpiceJet 4/2/20 4/8/20 0 BDT11,191
May Dhaka Kolkata SpiceJet 5/18/20 5/23/20 0 BDT10,937
June Dhaka Kolkata Biman 6/1/20 6/8/20 0 BDT13,141
July Dhaka Kolkata Air India 7/1/20 7/8/20 0 BDT18,059
August Dhaka Kolkata Air India 8/2/20 8/6/20 0 BDT18,059
September Dhaka Kolkata Air India 9/2/20 9/3/20 0 BDT17,974

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Dhaka to Kolkata

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Dhaka to Kolkata. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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BDT11,446 BDT11,615
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BDT11,615 BDT12,039
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BDT12,039 BDT10,005
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BDT10,005 BDT10,428
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Dhaka to Kolkata

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Dhaka to Kolkata is BDT92,665.

The average price for direct flights from Dhaka to Kolkata is BDT14,837.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Dhaka to Kolkata.

Weekly Direct Flights from Dhaka to Kolkata - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
IndiGo 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 21:10 21:10
US-Bangla Airlines 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 05:00 05:00
SpiceJet 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 04:50 10:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Dhaka to Kolkata

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Dhaka to Kolkata. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Dhaka to Kolkata is BDT8,224.

The average price for round trip flights from Dhaka to Kolkata is BDT14,837.

Dhaka to Kolkata Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Dhaka to Kolkata?
Answer: The average Dhaka to Kolkata flight time is 55 minutes.
Question: How far is Kolkata from Dhaka?
Answer: The distance from Dhaka to Kolkata is 238 kilometers (148 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Dhaka to Kolkata?
Answer: There are 27 direct flights from Dhaka to Kolkata.
Question: What are the most popular Dhaka airlines for direct flights from Dhaka to Kolkata?
Answer: SpiceJet provides 51% of the non-stop flights between Dhaka and Kolkata.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Dhaka to Kolkata?
Answer: Bangkok, TH

Airlines in Dhaka flying to Kolkata Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:03 -04:00Number of routes searched: 9Number of itineraries searched: 7,814

Wondering which airlines fly out of Dhaka to Kolkata? We've gathered the average price of Dhaka airlines with flights to Kolkata. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Dhaka to Kolkata
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air India -
Biman -
Cathay HKG
Dragonair HKG
China Eastern KMG
Malindo KUL
Singapore SIN
Thai BKK
Srilankan CMB

Dhaka to Kolkata Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Dhaka and Kolkata. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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