There are 3 ways to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude by train, car or plane

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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 $70 - $90 and the journey takes 15 h 24 min.

Airlines
Aero Mongolia
Website
aeromongolia.mn
Flights from Ulan Bator to Irkutsk
Avg. 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
Avg. Duration
15 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Irkutsk Passajirskij to Ulan-Ude Pass
Avg. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $23
2nd Class (Kupé)
$22 - $35

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude?

The distance between Ulan Bator and Ulan-Ude is 439 km. The road distance is 578 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude?

The cheapest way to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude is to drive which costs $45 and takes 8 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude?

The quickest way to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude is to drive which takes 8 h 11 min and costs $45.

Is there a direct train between Ulan Bator and Ulan-Ude?

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 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan-Ude?

The train from Ulan-Bator to Ulan-Ude Pass takes 15 h 24 min including transfers and departs once a week.