There are 7 ways to get from Tambov to Samara by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Lipetsk, fly to Samara  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Tambov to Lipetsk
  2. Fly from Lipetsk (LPK) to Samara (KUF) LPK - KUF

$68 - $241

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Train  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Tambov 1 to Samara D

$18 - $45

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Fly Tambov to Ulyanovsk, bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Tambov (TBW) to Ulyanovsk (ULY) TBW - ULY
  2. Take the bus from Cherdakly to Samara

$115 - $162

Fly Tambov to Samara  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Tambov (TBW) to Samara (KUF) TBW - KUF

$54 - $144

Bus Ulyanovsk Bus Terminal  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Tambov to Ulyanovsk
  2. Take the bus from Ulyanovsk to Samara

$26 - $37

Bus via Penza  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Tambov to Penza
  2. Take the bus from Penza to Tolyatti
  3. Take the bus from Tolyatti to Samara

$27 - $32

Drive  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Tambov to Samara 440 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tambov to Samara. However, there are services departing from Tambov and arriving at Samara via Ulyanovsk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tambov 1 and arriving at Samara. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 41 min.

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The distance between Tambov and Samara is 585 km. The road distance is 704 km.

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The best way to get from Tambov to Samara without a car is to train which takes 12 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 18 min to get from Tambov to Samara, including transfers.

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Tambov to Samara bus services, operated by Ulyanovsk Bus Terminal, depart from Tambov station.

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Tambov to Samara train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Tambov 1 station.

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The best way to get from Tambov to Samara is to fly which takes 6 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 17 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lipetsk Airport to Samara Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Tambov to Samara bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Samara station.

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Map of how to get from Tambov to Samara.
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  • Distance: 365.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 18 min

What companies run services between Tambov, Russia and Samara, Russia?

RusLine, Pobeda Airlines LLC and four other airlines fly from Tambov to Samara 3 times a day. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Tambov to Samara once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 12 h 41 min.

Airlines
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Tambov to Ulyanovsk via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Tambov to Ulyanovsk via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $150
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Lipetsk to Samara via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Tambov to Samara via Pulkovo, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Tambov to Samara via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Tambov to Samara via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Nordavia
Website
nordavia.ru
Flights from Tambov to Samara via Moscow Vnukovo, Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tambov to Samara via Pulkovo, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Tambov 1 to Samara
Ave. Duration
12 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$18 - $27
2nd Class (Kupé)
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Ulyanovsk Bus Terminal
Phone
(8422) 48-80-74
Email
patp-ul@mail.ru
Website
autovokzal73.ru
Bus from Tambov to Lipetsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
autovokzal73.ru
Bus from Cherdakly to Samara
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
avtovokzal73.ru
Bus from Tambov to Ulyanovsk
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
autovokzal73.ru
Bus from Ulyanovsk to Samara
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
avtovokzal73.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Ulyanovsk to Samara
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Tolyatti to Samara
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
avtovokzaltlt.ru
Penza
Phone
(8412) 09/01/49
Email
info@avtovokzal-penza.ru
Website
avtovokzal-penza.ru
Bus from Tambov to Penza
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
avtovokzal-penza.ru
Book at
biletnaavto.ru
Bus from Penza to Tolyatti
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
avtovokzal-penza.ru

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Samara is 1 h ahead of Tambov. It is currently 6:01 PM in Tambov and 7:01 PM in Samara.

Tambov to Samara train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Samara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tambov to Samara is 704 km. It takes approximately 10 h 3 min to drive from Tambov to Samara.

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S7 Airlines offers flights from Lipetsk Airport to Samara Airport.

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There are 1933+ hotels available in Samara. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tambov to Tambov Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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