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There are 3 ways to get from Baku to Makhachkala by train, bus or car

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Train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Baku to Makhachkala 369 / ...

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Baku International Bus Terminal to Qusar
  2. Take the train from Jalama to Makhachkala 369 / ...

$24 - $30

Drive  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Baku to Makhachkala 658.1 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Baku to Makhachkala is to train which costs $4 - $7 and takes 8 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baku to Makhachkala is to train which costs $4 - $7 and takes 8 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baku and arriving at Makhachkala. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

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The distance between Baku and Makhachkala is 351 km. The road distance is 1053 km.

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The best way to get from Baku to Makhachkala without a car is to train which takes 8 h 39 min and costs $4 - $7.

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The train from Baku to Makhachkala takes 8 h 39 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Baku to Makhachkala train services, operated by Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY), depart from Baku station.

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Makhachkala is 1 h behind Baku. It is currently 9:49 AM in Baku and 8:49 AM in Makhachkala.

Baku to Makhachkala train services, operated by Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY), arrive at Makhachkala station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baku to Makhachkala is 1053 km. It takes approximately 13 h 51 min to drive from Baku to Makhachkala.

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  • Distance: 219.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Baku, Azerbaijan and Makhachkala, Russia?

Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY) operates a train from Baku to Makhachkala 4 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 8 h 39 min.

Train operators
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Baku to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$4 - $6
2nd class (coupe)
$6 - $7
Train from Jalama to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$3 - $4
2nd class (coupe)
$4 - $5
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Baku International Bus Terminal to Qusar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shahdag.az

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