From Aerovokzal line 92 bus to Almaty airport, fly to Atyrau airport, then taxi to Atyrau. 4 h 46 min $243. From Almaty 2 train to Atyrau then train to Makhambet. 37 h 43 min $52. From Almaty drive to Atyrau. 41 h 12 min.
Train or fly from Almaty to Atyrau?
Bek Air and Air Astana fly from Almaty to Atyrau 4 times a day. Alternatively, Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) operates a train from Almaty to Atyrau 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 36 h 30 min. Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) also services this route 4 times a week.