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There are 5 ways to get from Vitebsk to Minsk by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Vitebsk to Minsk-Passajirskii D

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Train via Orscha Central  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Vitebsk to Orscha Central D
  2. Take the train from Orscha Central to Minsk-Passajirskii D

$5 - $7

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Vitebsk to Minsk

$5 - $13

Taxi  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vitebsk to Minsk 180.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Vitebsk to Minsk 180.5 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Vitebsk to Minsk is to train which costs $3 - $5 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vitebsk to Minsk is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vitebsk and arriving at Minsk. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vitebsk and arriving at Minsk-Passajirskii. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Vitebsk and Minsk is 223 km. The road distance is 288.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vitebsk to Minsk without a car is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $3 - $5.

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The train from Vitebsk to Minsk-Passajirskii takes 3 h 32 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Vitebsk to Minsk bus services, operated by Minsktrans, depart from Vitebsk station.

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Vitebsk to Minsk train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), depart from Vitebsk station.

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The best way to get from Vitebsk to Minsk is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $3 - $5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $13 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Vitebsk to Minsk.
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  • Distance: 139.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Vitebsk, Belarus and Minsk, Belarus?

Belorussian Railways (BŽD) operates a train from Vitebsk to Minsk every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 3 h 32 min. Alternatively, Minsktrans operates a bus from Vitebsk to Minsk every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Vitebsk to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $5
Coupe
$5 - $6
Train from Vitebsk to Orscha Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$2 - $3
Coupe
$3 - $4
Train from Orscha Central to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $4
Coupe
$4 - $5
Bus operators
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Vitebsk to Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
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ticketbus.by
Other operators
Taxi from Vitebsk to Minsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
2Tax
Phone
+54 2946 442-770
Website
2tax.by

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Vitebsk to Minsk bus services, operated by Minsktrans, arrive at Minsk station.

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Vitebsk to Minsk train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at Minsk-Passajirskii station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vitebsk to Minsk is 289 km. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Vitebsk to Minsk.

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There are 1283+ hotels available in Minsk. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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