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There are 4 ways to get from Almaty to Karaganda by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 25m

  1. Fly from Almaty (ALA) to Karaganda (KGF) ALA - KGF

$136 - $388

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Train via Almaty 2  •  21h 19m

  1. Take the train from Almaty 2 to Karaganda Pass

$28 - $38

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Train  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the train from Almaty 2 to Karaganda Pass Almaty / ...

$29 - $39

Drive  •  14h 22m

  1. Drive from Almaty to Karaganda 624.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Almaty to Karaganda is to train which costs $28 - $40 and takes 11h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Almaty to Karaganda is to fly which costs $130 - $390 and takes 3h 25m.

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The distance between Almaty and Karaganda is 786 km. The road distance is 999.2 km.

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The best way to get from Almaty to Karaganda without a car is to train which takes 11h 12m and costs $28 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Almaty to Karaganda, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Almaty to Karaganda is to fly which takes 3h 25m and costs $130 - $390. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $28 - $40 and takes 11h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Almaty Airport to Karaganda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Almaty to Karaganda is 999 km. It takes approximately 14h 22m to drive from Almaty to Karaganda.

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Air Astana offers flights from Almaty Airport to Karaganda Airport.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Karaganda. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 491 miles
  • Duration: 3h 25m

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

Air Astana flies from Almaty to Karaganda once daily. Alternatively, Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) operates a train from Almaty to Karaganda twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 11h 3m.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Almaty to Karaganda
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Almaty 2 to Karaganda Pass
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
bilet.railways.kz
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bilet.railways.kz

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The best way to get from Almaty to Almaty Airport is to line 92 bus which takes 31m and costs $1.

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