The Bangladesh Inland Waterway Transport Corporation office is near the end of Sadarghat Rd, about 100m to the west. The administration office is marked in English, but tickets are sold from a nondescript building j…
From the main bus stand, destinations include Chittagong (Tk 110, three hours, 5.45am to 6pm), Cox’s Bazar (Tk 170, three hours, 7.30am to 5pm) and Dhaka (non-AC/AC Tk 620/950, nine hours, 10am, 9.30pm and 10pm).
There’s a jeep stand just down from the main bus stand where you can hire jeeps, known here as chander gari, to places such as Ruma Bazar (return/overnight Tk 3000/4500, two hours each way).
Luxury buses to Cox’s Bazar (Tk 250, four hours, every half hour between 5.30am and 7.30pm) and Sylhet (Tk 650, evening only departures) leave from the Cinema Palace bus station.
Green Line has air-con coaches to Dhaka (Tk 1000, seven to eight hours, 10 daily), Cox’s Bazar (Tk 650, five hours, 9am) and Sylhet (Tk 1000, eight hours, 9pm).
Buses leave from Modapur bus station for Rangamati (Tk 75 to Tk 80, luxury bus Tk 130, 2½ hours) and Kaptai (Tk 70, two hours, half-hourly 7am to 7pm).
Destinations from Bahaddarhat bus stand include Cox’s Bazar (Tk 240, five hours, 6am to 9pm) and Bandarban (Tk 110, three hours, 6am to 6pm).
Flights to Dhaka, via Chittagong. Look for the worryingly crumpled giant papier-mache airplane in front of the office.
Soudia has air-con coaches to Dhaka (Tk 1000, seven to eight hours) and Cox’s Bazar (Tk 650, five hours).
Coach services to Dhaka, Chittagong and Teknaf. Also sells tickets for its ferry to St Martin's Island.