Flights from Dhaka to Kolkata, India

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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.

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We've scanned 107,069,592 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Kolkata. US-Bangla Airlines & Air India 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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Mon 11/6
Air India
Wed 10/25
Fri 10/27
Wed 11/8
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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 BDT14,612.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Dhaka to Kolkata?

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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 BDT14,827 BDT9,455
7-14 days BDT14,612 BDT28,042
14-21 days BDT14,612 BDT28,042
21-30 days BDT14,612 BDT23,100
30-60 days BDT14,612 BDT21,274
60-90 days BDT14,827 BDT25,141
90+ days BDT14,935 BDT30,728

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dhaka to Kolkata

We've examined 214,139,184 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 Saturday. 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
October Dhaka Kolkata US-Bangla Airlines 10/24/23 10/25/23 0 BDT14,827
November Dhaka Kolkata US-Bangla Airlines 11/5/23 11/6/23 0 BDT14,612
December Dhaka Kolkata US-Bangla Airlines 12/3/23 12/4/23 0 BDT14,612
January Dhaka Kolkata US-Bangla Airlines 1/23/24 1/24/24 0 BDT14,935
February Dhaka Kolkata US-Bangla Airlines 2/1/24 2/3/24 0 BDT15,257
March Dhaka Kolkata US-Bangla Airlines 3/1/24 3/4/24 0 BDT15,257
April Dhaka Kolkata Air India 4/1/24 4/3/24 0 BDT19,232
May Dhaka Kolkata Air India 5/13/24 5/15/24 0 BDT19,232

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.

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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 BDT21,274.

The average price for direct flights from Dhaka to Kolkata is BDT16,976.

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 1 1 1 1 13:30 13:30
Air India 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:35 16:35
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 BDT9,133.

The average price for round trip flights from Dhaka to Kolkata is BDT16,976.

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 an hour.
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 28 direct flights from Dhaka to Kolkata.
Question: What are the most popular Dhaka airlines for direct flights from Dhaka to Kolkata?
Answer: SpiceJet provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Dhaka and Kolkata.

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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