There are 3 ways to get from Aktau to Astana by plane, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Aktau (SCO) to Astana (TSE) SCO - TSE

$149 - $441

Cheapest option

Train  •  44 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Mangyshlak to Astana Express

$40 - $61

1 alternative option

Drive  •  43 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Aktau to Astana 1668.9 miles

What companies run services between Aktau, Kazakhstan and Astana, Kazakhstan?

SCAT, Bek Air and Air Astana fly from Aktau to Astana 5 times a day. Alternatively, Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) operates a train from Aktau to Astana 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 43 h 45 min.

Airlines
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Aktau to Astana
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Aktau to Astana via Aktyubinsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Aktau to Astana via Shimkent
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Bek Air
Flights from Aktau to Astana
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Aktau to Astana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Aktau to Astana via Atyrau
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Mangyshlak to Astana
Ave. Duration
43 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
railways.kz

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aktau to Astana?

The distance between Aktau and Astana is 1732 km. The road distance is 2670 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aktau to Astana?

The cheapest way to get from Aktau to Astana is to train which costs $40 - $65 and takes 44 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aktau to Astana?

The quickest way to get from Aktau to Astana is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $140 - $450.

How long does it take to get from Aktau to Astana?

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Aktau to Astana, including transfers.