What is Benapole border?

What is Benapole border?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Benapole Border Crossing also known as the Petrapole Crossing (Bengali: পেট্রাপোল ক্রসিং, Hindi: पेट्रापोल क्रॉसिंग) is an international border crossing between Benapole, Jessore, Bangladesh, and Petrapole, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India.

How can I cross the border of Bangladesh?

Several bus companies operate daily services from Kolkata to Dhaka, and use this crossing. The most reputable ones are Green Line and Shyomli. Both operate several buses a day. Green Line charges 350 Rs per person, Shyomli charges 300 Rs per person and Desh Travels charges 280 Rs per person for a bus to the border.

How long is the border between Bangladesh and India?

4,156 km

Bangladesh–India border
Entities Bangladesh India
Length 4,156 km (2,582 mi)
Established 17 August 1947 Creation of the Radcliffe Line by Sir Cyril Radcliffe due to the Partition of British India

How far is Calcutta from Bangladesh border?

The distance between Kolkata and Bangladesh–India border is 413 km. The road distance is 502.3 km.

Where is Petrapole border located?

Petrapole is the Indian side of Petrapole-Benapole border checkpoint between India and Benapole of Bangladesh, on the Bangladesh-India border, near Bongaon in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. Petrapole border is the only land port in south Bengal….


Can I go Bangladesh with my bike?

Entering Bangladesh with your motorcycle is an impractical and expensive proposition since the vehicle owner has to deposit 100% of the cost of the vehicle as bank guarantee and pay a hefty tax in order to get a permit for the vehicle to enter Bangladesh.

Which country shares the longest border with India?

Land borders of India

Land Border Country Length (Km) and (mi) Force
Bangladesh 4,096 kilometres (2,545 mi) Border Security Force
Bhutan 578 kilometres (359 mi) Sashastra Seema Bal
China 3,488 kilometres (2,167 mi) Indo-Tibetan Border Police and Special Frontier Force
Myanmar 1,643 kilometres (1,021 mi) Assam Rifles and Indian Army