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Dhaka

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By bus
They all have ticket offices around town, the most well-known being those at the Pantapath. Green Line serves many major cities, with approximate times and prices listed below:
*[[Chittagong]] (BDT800-12001500, 5-6 hours)
*[[Cox's Bazar]] (BDT800-1800, 8-9 hours)
*[[Rajshahi]] (BDT500-1000, 4 hours)
*[[Sylhet]] (BDT480-9001200, 5 hours)
*[[Khulna]] (BDT550-1200, 7 hours)
*[[Jessore]] (BDT450BDT550-8501200, 5-6 hours)
From '''India''', there are a number of entry points for buses. The most common method is the air-conditioned buses from [[Kolkata]] to Dhaka, via the [[Haridaspur]]/[[Benapole]] border crossing. The private bus companies listed above also run cross-border services from India. Public buses run under the label of the state-owned West Bengal Surface Transport Service Corporation (WBSTSC) and the [http://brtc.gov.bd/ '''Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation'''] (BRTC). WBSTSC and BRTC both operate buses from Kolkata every Tu, Th and Sa at 05:30, 08:30, 12:30, while from Dhaka they leave M, W and F at 07:00 and 07:30. The normal journey time is around 12 hours, with a one-way fare of INR800 (non air-con) & INR1400(air-con) or BDT600-800 (roughly USD12-20). The journey just to the Indian border town of [[Haridaspur]] will take 2 and a half hours, with a fare of approximately INR86, or BDT116.
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