Getting there & away
Most of the bus companies have their offices on Station Rd, next to the train and bus stations. Greenline has air-con buses to Dhaka (Tk 400, five hours, departing 8am, 3.15pm and 11.30pm).
You can also get ordinary buses to Bogra (Tk 60 to Tk 70, two hours, every 15 minutes between 6.15am and 5.45pm), Natore (Tk 30, one hour, every 20 minutes between 5am and 9.30pm), Jessore (ordinary/luxury Tk 140/180, 5½ hours, every 30 minutes between 6am and 6.30pm) and Rangpur (ordinary/luxury Tk 180/220, 4½ hours, every 45 minutes between 6am and 5pm).
IC trains depart from the train station (774 040) for Dhaka (1st/sulob class/air-con berth Tk 290/145/630, 6½ hours, 7am daily except Sunday).