Flights from London to Dhaka

London to Dhaka

  • London to Dhaka is 4,964 miles
  • £386 was the cheapest return price from London to Dhaka last month
  • The average flight time from London to Dhaka is 11h 45min
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Dhaka last month was Emirates

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This information is correct as of April 2016

Airlines that fly from London to Dhaka

Biman Bangladesh Airlines fly direct from London-Heathrow to Dhaka (with a short pit stop in Sylhet). This is currently the only flight available on this route.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

Flights to Dhaka depart from terminal 4. This terminal has its own stop on the tube (Piccadilly Line) but is not served by the Heathrow Express. If you're taking the express train to the airport you need to hop off at the station for terminals 1, 2 & 3 and take the tube for one stop, to T4. Remember to factor this into your journey time, and double check which terminal you're flying from before heading to the airport. Once you arrive you'll find that Terminal 4 has a great range of places to eat and shop. There are lots of designer and high-street brands to choose from, and as Dhaka is outside the European Union you can make the most of your duty free discount. There's a Plaza Premium Lounge in terminal 4 which has a spa, a champagne bar and a tapas menu.

Terminal Information – Arriving

The immigration process at Dhaka Airport can be quite lengthy: expect to spend 45 minutes to an hour waiting to get through passport control. The airport is 13 miles from the city centre and is just off the motorway. If you don't fancy taking a taxi or hiring a car, there's a train station outside the arrivals area.

Practical Information

British citizens need a valid passport and a visa to visit Bangladesh. You can either apply for this in advance from the Bangladeshi High Commission or get a one month visa on arrival. Visas on arrival are available to those visiting for business, tourism and investment reasons as well as to those who are visiting on official duty. Your passport only needs to be valid for the duration of your stay.

What to expect in Dhaka

Dhaka is five hours ahead of London and the currency is the Bangladeshi taka (BDT). Bangladesh is a majority Muslim country, and a lot of the local laws and customs are based around this. Same sex relationships are illegal in Bangladesh and women are expected to dress modestly, keeping shoulders and knees covered. Be respectful of the local culture, especially if you're visiting during Ramadan when people become more pious. Dhaka has a tropical climate. The temperature tends to hover around 25°C all year, but can drop to 18°C in January and rise to 29°C in August. May to September is monsoon season: this is when the city experiences 80% of its rainfall.

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