Cheap flights to Bangladesh

Fri, 18 Aug 2017. Last updated Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:56

Cheap flights to Bangladesh from the major destinations in Asian countries and some in Europe are operated by Best Air, Biman Bangladesh Airlines and CMG Airlines, along with many reputable international airlines such as Singapore Airlines and AirAsia.

Bangladesh is a country in South Asia. It borders West Bengal state of India to the northeast, India to the east, west and north, the Bay of Bengal to the south and Myanmar to the southeast. Bangladesh has a modest area with only 144,000 km² ranking the No. 94 in the world. But Bangladesh's population rank the 8th in the world with more than 166 million people. Therefore, Bangladesh is one of the countries with the highest population density in the world.

Praying time, Muslims

Muslims cover the majority of Bangladesh's population ranking the world's third position, so Islam is the national religion in this populous country with 88.3%. The rest of other religions are respectively 10,5% of the Hindu; 0.6% of Buddhists; 0.6% of Christian and other faiths. About 95% of population in Bangladesh speak Bengali language, and English is also widely used in this country.

Because Bangladesh is a country with a population of Muslims ranked in the third in the world, so tourists traveling to the country where Islam is the national religion should find out carefully about the prohibitions in this country to have a great trip as expected.

Tourist attractions in Bangladesh

Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban, Bangladesh

Discover Dhaka capital of Bangladesh:  This is a beautiful city and the top stopover for any tourist. The city is known as "Rickshaw Capital of the World". So, tourists can easily choose cyclo as transportation when exploring this beautiful city. Dhaka is a city with lots of famous mosques like Dhakeshwari Temple, Star Mosque  or other prominent places like Curzon Hall - educational icon of Bangladesh, Ahsan Manzil magnificent Palace, Lalbagh fort with Pari Bibi princess mausoleum. For visitors who want to learn about the history of Bangladesh, please visit the Bangladesh National Museum.

Visiting Hindu temples with the unique architecture is also an interesting option. Ahsan Manzil Palace was built in the 18th century according to the unique Renaissance architecture and today has become a museum exhibiting and storing a lot of valuable items. 

Baitul Mukarram Mosque is the sacred place of Muslims located in the city center of Dhaka. It was completed in 1968 and is ranked as one of 10 greatest mosques  in the world.

Cox's Bazar is the most attractive place in Bangladesh with the unspoiled and the longest beaches in the world. Visitors can freely explore the wild nature, play with weaves, surf, immerse into the sea and on the fine white sandy beaches or participate in the extremely interesting entertainment games on the sea.

Visit Khulna, particularly the ancient city of Bagerhat. There are many ancient churches with extremely fine architecture of Bangladesh people still being protected and preserved until today.

Kantanagar Temple: The temple was built 300 years ago in the northwest Bangladesh. This is one of the famous and oldest temples in Bangladesh appealing numerous domestic and foreign visitors. 

Visit the world's largest Legislative Building Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban in Dhaka. The building with the special architecture appeared in famous film - My Architect.

Popular airports in Bangladesh

Osmani International Airport, Sylhet (ZYL) - BangladeshShah Amanat International Airport, Chittagong (CGP) - Bangladesh
Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka (DAC) - BangladeshJessore Airport, Jessore (JSR) - Bangladesh

Popular cities in Bangladesh


Popular airlines and flights to Bangladesh

Shahjalal International Airport terminal

Bangladesh has currently several domestic as well as international airports operating domestic and international flights. Visitors can select the most suitable flights at one of the following major airports: 

Shah Amanat International Airport (Chittagong)

Shahjalal International Airport (Dhaka)

Osmani  International Airport (Sylhet)

Jessore Airport (Jessore)

Cox's Bazar Airport (Cox's Bazar)

Two largest airports in Vietnam including Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) and Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi) are accommodating flights from Vietnam to Bangladesh.  Visitors can choose prestigious airlines with the cheapest price on the connecting flights from Vietnam to Bangladesh such as:  Vietnam Airlines, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Thai Airways International, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, ...

The popular airlines in Bangladesh and fly to Bangladesh

Best Air, Biman Bangladesh Airlines and CMG Airlines are 3 most popular airlines in Bangladesh. Among them, Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the official national airlines of Bangladesh. Biman Bangladesh Airlines is operating domestic flights and international flights to/ from countries in Asia and Europe. 

The prestigious airlines in countries offering flights to Bangladesh as: Turkish Airlines, Tiger Airways, Thai Airways International, Regent Airways, Qatar Airways, AirAsia, Air India, Bangkok Airways, Air Arabia, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Dragonair, Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Jet Airways, Emirates, Flydubai, Kuwait Airways, Maldivian, Novoair, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Malindo Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Qatar Airways, Rotana Jet, SriLankan Airlines operated by Mihin Lanka and other airlines are planning  to open routes to Bangladesh in the near future. 

The airline specializes in freight to Bangladesh including Cathay Pacific Cargo, China Cargo Airlines, China Southern Airlines Cargo, Emirates SkyCargo, Etihad Cargo, Korean Air Cargo, Lufthansa Cargo, Qatar Airways Cargo and Singapore Cargo. 

Popular flights to Bangladesh

Dragon Airlines -> 364 USDMyanmar Airways <-> 1,165 USDBangkok Airways -> 231 USDHainan Airlines -> 1,117 USD
Thai Lion Air -> 148 USDThai Airways -> 175 USDQantas Airways <-> 890 USDChina Southern Airlines -> 620 USD
Ethiopian Airlines <-> 1,094 USDVietnam Airlines -> 832 USDSrilankan Airlines -> 267 USDCathay Pacific Airways -> 438 USD
Emirates Airlines -> 660 USDAir India <-> 539 USDBiman Bangladesh Airlines -> 184 USDChina Eastern Airlines -> 420 USD
Gulf Air -> 642 USDKorean Air <-> 4,506 USDHahn Air <-> 432 USDJet Airways -> 207 USD

Currently, there are not too many direct flights to Bangladesh, but visitors are also not hard to find the popular routes to Bangladesh from the major destinations of Asian countries and some popular countries in Europe:




Kuala Lumpur

United Arab Emirates

Ras al Khaimah, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai-International


Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai




London-Heathrow and Birmingham





Hong Kong

Hong Kong


Kunming and Guangzhou













Arab Saudi

Dammam, Jeddah, Medina, Karachi and Riyadh

Sri Lanca




Also, there are many other flights to Bangladesh but primarily been operated by airlines with seasonal flights and charter flights. 

Popular flights to Bangladesh

Tanzania -> Bangladesh 707 USDArusha
Thailand -> Bangladesh 125 USDChiang Rai, Mae Hongson, Phuket, Krabi, Khon Kaen, Lampang, Narathiwat, Ubon Ratchath, Surat Thani, Koh Samui, Udon Thani
Vietnam -> Bangladesh 116 USDNha Trang, Pleiku, Ho Chi Minh City, Quang Nam
Uganda <-> Bangladesh 1,094 USDEntebbe
Malaysia -> Bangladesh 195 USDKuala Lumpur
Cambodia -> Bangladesh 118 USDPhnom Penh
Lao, People's Dem. Rep. -> Bangladesh 236 USDVientiane

Other useful information

Traveling by train in Bangladesh

When traveling Bangladesh, visitors should absolutely use their fingers to point to someone or something, because it would be considered an extremely rude gesture. If necessary, visitors can gesture with hands.

Visitors absolutely should not shake hands with Muslim women because under the law, shaking hands with Muslim women is taboo. To greet, visitors can put a hand on their left chest and slightly bent.

Muslims often eat with their right hand, because they think that the left hand is not clean and only used for other purposes, therefore, visitors should not eat with their left hand to avoid misunderstanding. 

In Bangladesh, visitors can travel by air with domestic routes to major destinations, helicopter, train, bus; can rent self-drive car, boat or ferry when traveling on the waters.

The best time to visit Bangladesh is from October to March. Although this time is winter, the climate is pleasant and less rain. The hot and humid weather is in summer from March to June.

Dhaka capital of Bangladesh is considered the paradise of shopping believers with famous tourism products such as silk, brocade, carpets, cotton textiles, pink pearl, processed foods, jewelry, rubber and products made from milk...When visitors come to markets in Bangladesh, they should bargain repeatedly to avoid buying expensive.

The traditional dish of people in Bangladesh is rice and fish. Bangladesh cuisine has the influence of Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine with a great combination of flavors and spices. Visiting Bangladesh, visitors cannot ignore the well-known dishes such as Rasho-gollah, shandesh, kalo-jam, mishti doi, shemai, 

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