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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Almaty (ALA) to Astana (TSE) ALA - TSE

$42 - $113

Cheapest option

Train  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Almaty 2 to Astana Express

$19 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Almaty to Astana 758 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Almaty to Astana is to train which costs $19 - $30 and takes 12 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Almaty to Astana is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs $40 - $120.

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The distance between Almaty and Astana is 973 km. The road distance is 1213 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Almaty to Astana, including transfers.

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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 44 min.

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

Bek Air, SCAT and two 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 $19 - $30 and the journey takes 12 h 44 min.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Almaty to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Almaty to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Bek Air
Flights from Almaty to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Almaty to Astana via Ust-Kamenogorsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Almaty to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Almaty 2 to Astana
Ave. Duration
12 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
railways.kz

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