Cheap Flights To Dhaka (DAC)

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Traveling to Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh, is called the City of Mosques, and its hundreds of mosques include a number that qualify as architectural and historical monuments. This bustling city is a great place to experience authentic South Asian culture. Begin your trip by using to reserve cheap flights to Dhaka as well as low-cost hotel deals.

Landing in Dhaka

Your flight to Dhaka will land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, located 13 miles from central Dhaka. A taxi ride to the city costs about 400 taka, and you should use the prepaid taxi service booth in the arrivals hall to avoid overcharges. The Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation also operates official transfer services and hotel shuttles from the airport. Buses and rickshaws are available, but they stop a short distance from the airport rather than at the airport itself. A bus ticket costs 5 taka, and a rickshaw ride costs between 70 and 100 taka. Buses are not air-conditioned, and they do not operate frequently after 8:00 p.m.

Your Dhaka Experience

The Baitull Mukaram-National Mosque, the Seven-Domed Mosque and the Star Mosque are among the city's most distinguished historical mosques. Other religious architectural monuments include the 11th-century Dhakeshwari Temple, which is a Hindu shrine, and the 18th-century Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection. Make sure to visit the Ahsan Manzil Palace, and take a relaxing stroll through the Baldha Gardens.

Dhaka is hot throughout the year, with highs of 79 degrees Fahrenheit and lows of 54 to 57 degrees in December and January, which are the coldest months. High temperatures reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit in April, and in the rainy season from May to September, temperatures range from the high 80s to the low 90s. Rainfall during the rainy season is torrential, so be prepared with a strong umbrella if you visit Dhaka during this time of year. Rainfall is also heavy in April and October, and it is moderate during the rest of the year.

Do More in Dhaka

Dhaka offers a unique culture and plenty of local dishes to taste and local handicrafts to buy throughout the city. Save time and money by booking cheap flights to Dhaka and finding low-cost hotel deals on

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Dhaka?
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Which airlines fly to Dhaka?
Choose from airlines that run services to Shahjalal Intl. Airport (DAC), the main airport in the city. With a good range of choice, you’re sure to unearth a fabulous deal. Here are a few of the preferred international airlines that’ll get you to Dhaka — and then exploring every part of this city:

  • US-Bangla Airlines - 241 flights to Dhaka per month
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines - 199 flights to Dhaka per month
  • Air Arabia - 72 flights to Dhaka per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Dhaka?
You’ll want to search for a cheap ticket to Shahjalal Intl. Airport (DAC). It’s the main airport servicing this city and is located roughly 5 miles north of the downtown area. Once you’ve touched down, it won’t be long before you’re experiencing the very best of Dhaka.
How much is a flight to Dhaka?
If you’re hunting down flights back and forth, airfares fluctuated between and this week. The lowest one-way ticket prices were , flying in from ().
How to book the cheapest flight to Dhaka?
With some of the most exciting flight deals around, bagging a bargain is easy with Orbitz. The following useful tips will help you snap up cheap flights to Dhaka — and leave you with extra cash in your wallet:

  • Consider departing from or arriving at nearby airports for a cheaper fare. Enter your preferred departure and arrival airports in the form fields, then select the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will list your options, if any.
  • If your plans aren’t set in concrete, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to see the flight deals for a selection of departure dates. Go with any suitable cheaper fare that pops up.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to narrow down your search results. You can pick your preferred airline and seating class here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even specify whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Reserve your airfare as soon as you’ve worked out your travel dates. While it does happen from time to time, tickets rarely get more affordable as your date of departure approaches.
  • Save on your vacation by bundling your hotel, flights and car rentals into a package. Your bank account will thank you.
  • Flying during busier seasons can mean expensive airfares. Try to travel outside of popular periods, such as Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve and Easter.

How long is a flight to Dhaka?
Your flight to Dhaka could be long or short, depending on where you’re leaving from. We’ve rounded up a list of three of the busiest domestic routes and flight durations to give you some idea of what to expect:

  • Chittagong (CGP-Shah Amanat Intl.) to Shahjalal Intl. Airport (DAC) - 50 minutes
  • Cox’s Bazar (CXB) to Shahjalal Intl. Airport (DAC) - 1 hour and 1 minute
  • Saidpur (SPD) to Shahjalal Intl. Airport (DAC) - 57 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Dhaka?
Generally speaking, January is the best time to book your plane ticket. This is followed by February and August. Bear this in mind while searching for a cheap flight to Dhaka.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Dhaka?
You can get a great flight deal by making a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Typically, these are the best days of the week to land cheap tickets to Dhaka.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Dhaka?
According to Orbitz data from 2020, you ought to start your trip on a Monday to score cheap flights to Dhaka. Next most affordable day? Tuesday. Saturday is the most expensive. So, think about departing early in the week if you’d love to score a bargain fare without paying premium prices.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Dhaka?
We won’t keep you guessing — according to Orbitz data, August is generally the most affordable month to fly. Ideal for those who crave a weekend getaway or just a break from it all before the weather turns. The most expensive time to fly is in the middle of summer, with ticket prices peaking in June.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
If you’re concerned your travel plans could change, Orbitz can help you find a flexible fare. All you have to do is choose “Filter by flexible change policies” when searching for your perfect flight. We’ll show you airlines that offer free cancellation and no change fees — all on top of our awesome low prices.
What do I need for the flight to Dhaka?
A lengthy journey can seem daunting, but it’s nothing a little preparation can’t solve. We’ve rounded up our top tips to make sure your journey is as comfortable as possible:

  • In all cases you’ll need a form of identification. How much? This depends on where you’re traveling to and from. When booking your flight tickets, you are encouraged to type in the same name, gender and birth date as written on your government-issued ID.
  • If you’re jetting directly to Dhaka, chances are you’ll be in the sky for quite some time. Take lots of snacks and entertainment to keep you occupied. Now is a good time to pick up that novel you’ve had your eye on!
  • Long-haul voyages are known to get very cold, especially if you’re flying overnight. If you don’t want to stay awake shivering for the length of your journey, bring a warm layer and some wool socks.

How many direct flights are there to Dhaka?
Currently, there are 352 direct flights each month to Dhaka. When it comes to airlines that will take you there, you have loads of options. US-Bangla Airlines, Novoair and Biman Bangladesh Airlines are some of the most well-known. Air Arabia, Qatar Airways and Saudia are other dependable carriers offering nonstop services.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Dhaka?
Savvy travelers have a knack for finding first or business-class fares to Dhaka that don’t cost a packet. Follow their lead with these useful tips:

  • Being flexible isn’t just for your yoga class. Leave some room to move around your travel dates so you can pick up more affordable airfares when a big sale comes along.
  • Search for a budget carrier that offers business-class seats. They often come with more space and a glass of bubbly — but without the premium price.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions (if available) or upgrade your ticket through your loyalty program.

What is the best time to go to Dhaka?
If you want to immerse yourself in the culture of Dhaka in the tourist season, are the top months to visit. June 20 signals the onset of summertime in the Northern Hemisphere and is a perfect time to go if you relish being outside. During this time of the year, average daily temperatures typically range from 80undefined to 90undefined.

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