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There are 3 ways to get from Almaty to Dushanbe by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Almaty (ALA) to Dushanbe (DYU) ALA - DYU

$86 - $331

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Train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Almaty 2 to Samarkand
  2. Take the train from Samarkand to Qarshi
  3. Take the train from Qarshi to Dushanbe

$96 - $128

Drive  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Almaty to Dushanbe 817.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Almaty to Dushanbe is to fly which costs $85 - $340 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Almaty to Dushanbe is to fly which costs $85 - $340 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Almaty to Dushanbe. However, there are services departing from Almaty 2 and arriving at Dushanbe via Samarkand and Qarshi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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The distance between Almaty and Dushanbe is 862 km. The road distance is 1307.7 km.

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The best way to get from Almaty to Dushanbe without a car is to train which takes 2 days 9 h and costs $95 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Almaty to Dushanbe, including transfers.

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Almaty to Dushanbe train services, operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ), depart from Almaty 2 station.

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The best way to get from Almaty to Dushanbe is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs $85 - $340. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $130 and takes 2 days 9 h.

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The quickest flight from Almaty Airport to Dushanbe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Dushanbe is 1 h behind Almaty. It is currently 5:40 AM in Almaty and 4:40 AM in Dushanbe.

Map of how to get from Almaty to Dushanbe.
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  • Distance: 538.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Almaty, Kazakhstan and Dushanbe, Tajikistan?

Tajik Air and Air Astana fly from Almaty to Dushanbe 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Almaty to Dushanbe via Samarkand and Qarshi in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Tajik Air
Website
tajikairlines.com
Flights from Almaty to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Almaty to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Almaty 2 to Samarkand
Ave. Duration
33 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
railways.kz
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Samarkand to Qarshi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
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eticket.uzrailway.uz
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Qarshi to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
19 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
pass.rzd.ru

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Almaty to Dushanbe train services, operated by Russian Railways, arrive at Dushanbe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Almaty to Dushanbe is 1308 km. It takes approximately 18 h 43 min to drive from Almaty to Dushanbe.

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Tajik Air and Air Astana offer flights from Almaty Airport to Dushanbe Airport.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Dushanbe. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Almaty to Almaty Airport is to line 92 bus which takes 31 min and costs $1.

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