Hili international check post

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Hili is a land port and border checkpoint, on the Bangladesh-India border, being developed (in 2018) as an integrated checkpost (ICP) for the smooth movement of goods and people. As a part of Hili is located in Bangladesh, the other side of the border is known as Hili Land Port in Hakimpur Upazila in Dinajpur district of Bangladesh. Sizeable trade activity is carried on with trucks traveling across the border. There is a customs office for export/import at Hili. Intergovernmental Agreement on Dry Ports is a 2013 United Nations treaty designed to promote the cooperation of the development of dry ports in the Asia-Pacific region. Hili is on the India-Bangladesh border, popularly identified as a porous border. 2,216 km of the 4,096 km long India-Bangladesh border falls in West Bengal. More than 11,000 people live near/ around the zero line in Dakshin Dinajpur. Approximately 252 km of the international border is in Dakshin Dinajpur district.

How to Reach:

By Air

The nearest operational airport is Bagdogra Airport, which is 252 KM from Balurghat. Newly created airport at Balurghat, the district headquarters of Dakshin Dinajpur is expected to start shortly. 26 km away from Balurghat.

By Train

Nearest rail station is Balurghat, which is the district headquarters of Dakshin Dinajpur. Trains from Kolkata are available for Balurghat on regular basis. 26 km away from Balurghat.

By Road

Already well-connected by road to Malda, Siliguri, Raiganj and other premier cities in North Bengal. 26 km away from Balurghat.