Travel from Almaty to Astana

Train or fly from Almaty to Astana?

SCAT, Bek Air and three other airlines fly from Almaty to Astana hourly. Alternatively, Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) operates a train from Almaty to Astana 3 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 12 h 53 min.

How to get from Almaty to Astana

ModeDurationPrice
From Aerovokzal line 92 bus to Almaty airport, fly to Astana airport, then line 10 bus to Astana.4 h 12 min$51
From Almaty 2 train to Astana.12 h 53 min$26
From Almaty 2 night train to Astana.12 h 44 min$26
From Almaty drive to Astana.17 h 11 min

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

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Almaty to Astana, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Almaty and Astana?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Almaty 2 and arriving at Astana. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 53 min.

Operators from Almaty to Astana

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Almaty Airport BusAlmaty Airport Bus
SCATSCAT
Bek AirBek Air
Air AstanaAir Astana
Qazaq AirQazaq Air
LufthansaLufthansa
Astana Airport BusAstana Airport Bus
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)