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There are 6 ways to get from Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus Tiaga  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-on-Don bus station to Volgograd train station

$12 - $19

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rostov-na-Donu to Volgograd 295.3 miles

$9

4 alternative options

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Volgodonsk
  2. Take the bus from Volgodonsk to Volgograd

$17 - $27

Train  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Rostov Glavnij to Volgograd D

$15 - $35

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd 293.9 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Platov (ROV) to Volgograd (VOG) ROV - VOG

$87 - $302

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The cheapest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd is to rideshare which costs RUB 544 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd is to drive which costs RUB 1800 - RUB 2800 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rostov-on-Don bus station station and arriving at Volgograd train station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rostov Glavnij and arriving at Volgograd. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 14 min.

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The distance between Rostov-on-Don and Volgograd is 392 km. The road distance is 470.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd without a car is to bus which takes 7 h and costs RUB 800 - RUB 1300.

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The bus from Rostov-on-Don bus station to Volgograd train station takes 7 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd bus services, operated by Tiaga, arrive at Rostov-on-Don bus station.

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Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Rostov Glavnij station.

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The best way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd is to bus which takes 7 h and costs RUB 800 - RUB 1300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 1000 - RUB 2300 and takes 11 h 14 min, you could also fly, which costs RUB 5500 - RUB 20000 and takes 7 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd.
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  • Distance: 245.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Volgograd, Russia?

Tiaga operates a bus from Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 7 h. Avtovokzaly.ru also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 11 h 14 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Platov to Volgograd via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Platov to Volgograd via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Platov to Volgograd via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Platov to Volgograd via Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Rostov Glavnij to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $23
2nd Class (Kupé)
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Rostov-on-Don bus station to Volgograd train station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Volgodonsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Volgodonsk to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rostov-na-Donu to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Platov Airport to Volgograd Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd bus services, operated by Tiaga, arrive at Volgograd train station.

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Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Volgograd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd is 470 km. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Rostov-on-Don to Volgograd.

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Pobeda Airlines LLC, UTair Aviation, S7 Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Platov Airport to Volgograd Airport.

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There are 1515+ hotels available in Volgograd. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rostov-on-Don and Volgograd. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Platov Airport is to line 286 bus which takes 50 min and costs RUB 95.

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