There are 10 ways to get from Chelyabinsk to Bishkek by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Chelyabinsk to Manas  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Chelyabinsk (CEK) to Manas (FRU) CEK - FRU

$251 - $701

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Train, bus via Astana  •  42 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Astana D
  2. Take the bus from Astana to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal

$40 - $83

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Train to Koltsovo, fly to Manas  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Ekaterinburg Pass.
  2. Fly from Koltsovo (SVX) to Manas (FRU) SVX - FRU

$134 - $505

Fly Chelyabinsk to Almaty, bus  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Chelyabinsk (CEK) to Almaty (ALA) CEK - ALA
  2. Take the bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal

$166 - $509

Train to Koltsovo, fly to Almaty, bus  •  19 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Ekaterinburg Pass.
  2. Fly from Koltsovo (SVX) to Almaty (ALA) SVX - ALA
  3. Take the bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal

$219 - $513

Train, drive  •  36 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Astana D
  2. Take the train from Astana to Chu AVE
  3. Drive from Aspara to Bishkek

Train Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ), bus  •  36 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Kokshetau D
  2. Take the train from Kokshetau to Almaty 2
  3. Take the bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal

$46 - $74

Train, bus via Astana #2  •  43 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Kurgan D
  2. Take the bus from Kurgan to Astana
  3. Take the bus from Astana to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal

$55 - $101

Train, bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Jelezorudnaja D
  2. Take the train from Jelezorudnaja to Alma-Ata 1
  3. Take the bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal

$47 - $72

Drive  •  29 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Chelyabinsk to Bishkek 1388.2 miles

$130 - $200

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The distance between Chelyabinsk and Bishkek is 1663 km. The road distance is 2221.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chelyabinsk to Bishkek without a car is to train and bus which takes 36 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 22 min to get from Chelyabinsk to Bishkek, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chelyabinsk Airport to Manas Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Bishkek is 1 h ahead of Chelyabinsk. It is currently 9:31 AM in Chelyabinsk and 10:31 AM in Bishkek.

Yes, the driving distance between Chelyabinsk to Bishkek is 2221 km. It takes approximately 29 h 39 min to drive from Chelyabinsk to Bishkek.

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Nordwind Airlines, Ural Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Chelyabinsk Airport to Manas Airport.

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There are 462+ hotels available in Bishkek. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chelyabinsk to Chelyabinsk Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 57 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Chelyabinsk to Bishkek.
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  • Distance: 1039.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 22 min

What companies run services between Chelyabinsk, Russia and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan?

Ural Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Nordwind Airlines fly from Chelyabinsk to Bishkek 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Manas via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Almaty via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Koltsovo to Almaty via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Almaty via Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Koltsovo to Almaty via Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Manas via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Koltsovo to Manas
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Koltsovo to Almaty via Astana
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Flights from Koltsovo to Almaty via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Tajik Air
Website
tajikairlines.com
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Almaty via Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Ekaterinburg Pass.
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Kupé)
$15 - $22
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Astana
Ave. Duration
18 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Kokshetau
Ave. Duration
12 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Kurgan
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Kupé)
$15 - $22
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Jelezorudnaja
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Astana to Chu
Ave. Duration
13 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
railways.kz
Train from Kokshetau to Almaty 2
Ave. Duration
16 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
railways.kz
Train from Jelezorudnaja to Alma-Ata 1
Ave. Duration
34 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
railways.kz
Bus operators
Sayran bus station
Bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
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Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Astana to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kurgan to Astana
Ave. Duration
15 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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