There are 4 ways to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude by train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ulan-Bator to Ulan-Ude Pass 004З

$55 - $75

3 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude 361.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Ulan-Ude  •  24 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Ulan Bator (ULN) to Ulan-Ude (UUD) ULN - UUD

$145 - $919

Fly to Irkutsk, drive  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Ulan Bator (ULN) to Irkutsk (IKT) ULN - IKT
  2. Drive from Irkutsk to Ulan-Ude

$434 - $1,652

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 8 h 11 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 8 h 11 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ulan-Bator and arriving at Ulan-Ude Pass. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 25 min.

More details

The distance between Ulan Bator and Ulan-Ude is 439 km. The road distance is 578.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude without a car is to train which takes 15 h 25 min and costs $55 - $75.

More details

The train from Ulan-Bator to Ulan-Ude Pass takes 15 h 25 min including transfers and departs once a week.

More details

Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Ulan-Bator station.

More details

The best way to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude is to train which takes 15 h 25 min and costs $55 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $950 and takes 24 h 10 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Ulan Bator Airport to Ulan-Ude Airport. The quickest flight takes 29 h 40 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude train services, operated by Russian Railways, arrive at Ulan-Ude Pass station.

More details

Map of how to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 274.3 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 25 min

What companies run services between Ulan Bator, Mongolia and Ulan-Ude, Russia?

Russian Railways operates a train from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude once a week. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 15 h 25 min. Alternatively, Air China, S7 Airlines and four other airlines fly from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude once daily.

Airlines
IrAero
Website
iraero.ru
Flights from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude via Irkutsk
Ave. Duration
25 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude via Manzhouli, Irkutsk
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude via Beijing
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Aero Mongolia
Website
aeromongolia.mn
Flights from Ulan Bator to Irkutsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Ulan-Bator to Ulan-Ude Pass
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
pass.rzd.ru

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Need to know: Eurostar, Thanksgiving 2018: How to travel stress-free and Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude is 578 km. It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to drive from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude.

Get driving directions

Air China, MIAT, Hunnu Air LLC and three other airlines offer flights from Ulan Bator Airport to Ulan-Ude Airport.

Search flights

There are 150+ hotels available in Ulan-Ude. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan Bator Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs $6 - $8.

More details