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

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Fly  •  3 h 47 min

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

$149 - $441

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Train  •  45 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Mangyshlak to Astana-Nurly Zhol D

$49 - $77

1 alternative option

Drive  •  43 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Aktau to Astana 1668.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Aktau to Astana is to train which costs $45 - $80 and takes 45 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aktau to Astana is to fly which costs $140 - $450 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Aktau and Astana is 1732 km. The road distance is 2670.3 km.

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The best way to get from Aktau to Astana without a car is to train which takes 45 h 55 min and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Aktau to Astana, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Aktau to Astana is to fly which takes 3 h 47 min and costs $140 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $80 and takes 45 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Aktau Airport to Astana Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Astana is 1 h ahead of Aktau. It is currently 8:47 PM in Aktau and 9:47 PM in Astana.

Yes, the driving distance between Aktau to Astana is 2670 km. It takes approximately 43 h 52 min to drive from Aktau to Astana.

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SCAT, Bek Air and Air Astana offer flights from Aktau Airport to Astana Airport.

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  • Distance: 1082.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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 $40 - $65 and the journey takes 45 h 21 min.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Aktau to Astana
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 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
Flights from Aktau to Astana via Almaty
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Bek Air
Flights from Aktau to Astana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Aktau to Astana via Uralsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Mangyshlak to Astana-Nurly Zhol
Ave. Duration
45 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
railways.kz

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There are 678+ hotels available in Astana. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aktau to Aktau Airport is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs $7 - $9.

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