Bangladesh : Travel

Traveller information

Immigration and customs: 

Passports must be valid for at least three months from the date of departure. Visas are required by all Commonwealth nationals.

Travel within the country: 

Traffic drives on the left. Visitors wishing to drive will need an international driving permit. Domestic flights connect Dhaka with most of the other main towns. Rail travel is slow; the main line is between Dhaka and Chittagong. A ferry operates from Dhaka to Khulna. In urban areas cycle-rickshaws and taxis are widely available.

Travel health: 

Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include cholera, dengue fever, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Japanese encephalitis, malaria, rabies and typhoid.

There were 303,000 tourist arrivals in 2010.