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There are 5 ways to get from Samarqand to Bukhara by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Samarkand to Buchara 1 Express

$21 - $24

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Train via Samarkand  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Samarkand to Buchara 1 056Ч/056Ж / ...

$21 - $24

Taxi  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Samarqand to Bukhara 165.6 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Samarqand to Bukhara 165.6 miles

Fly  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Samarkand (SKD) to Bukhara (BHK) SKD - BHK

$95 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Samarqand to Bukhara is to train which costs $20 - $24 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Samarqand to Bukhara is to train which costs $20 - $24 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Samarqand and Bukhara is 217 km. The road distance is 264.9 km.

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The best way to get from Samarqand to Bukhara without a car is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $20 - $24.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Samarqand to Bukhara, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Samarqand to Bukhara is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $20 - $24. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Samarkand Airport to Bukhara Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Samarqand to Bukhara is 265 km. It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to drive from Samarqand to Bukhara.

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Uzbekistan offers flights from Samarkand Airport to Bukhara Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Bukhara. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Samarqand to Bukhara.
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  • Distance: 135.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

What companies run services between Samarqand, Uzbekistan and Bukhara, Uzbekistan?

Uzbek Railways operates a train from Samarqand to Bukhara once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, Uzbekistan flies from Samarqand to Bukhara 5 times a week.

Airlines
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Samarkand to Bukhara via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Train operators
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Samarkand to Buchara 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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railway.uz
Other operators
Taxi from Samarqand to Bukhara
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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The best way to get from Samarqand to Samarkand Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $4.

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