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

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Train, bus  •  28 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Mahachkala to Astrachan D
  2. Take the bus from Astrakhan to Elista
  3. Take the bus from Elista to Vladikavkaz 418

$37 - $70

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Makhachkala to Vladikavkaz 171.9 miles

$16 - $25

Train, taxi, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Mahachkala to Kisiljurt D
  2. Take a taxi from Kisiljurt to Shelkovskaya
  3. Take the bus from Shelkovskaya to Groznyy 415
  4. Take a taxi from Groznyy to Vladikavkaz

$225 - $297

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The distance between Makhachkala and Vladikavkaz is 231 km. The road distance is 275 km.

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The best way to get from Makhachkala to Vladikavkaz without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 28 h 9 min to get from Makhachkala to Vladikavkaz, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Makhachkala to Vladikavkaz is 275 km. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Makhachkala to Vladikavkaz.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Vladikavkaz. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Makhachkala to Vladikavkaz.
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  • Distance: 144.1 miles
  • Duration: 28 h 9 min

What companies run services between Makhachkala, Russia and Vladikavkaz, Russia?

There is no direct connection from Makhachkala to Vladikavkaz. However, you can take the train to Astrachan, take the walk to Astrakhan, take the bus to Elista, then take the bus to Vladikavkaz. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Vladikavkaz.

Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Mahachkala to Astrachan
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$21 - $35
Train from Mahachkala to Kisiljurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$8 - $13
2nd Class (Kupé)
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Astrakhan to Elista
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Elista to Vladikavkaz
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Bus from Shelkovskaya to Groznyy
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Other operators
Taxi from Kisiljurt to Shelkovskaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Такси ЛАДА
Phone
+7 928 676-60-00

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