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There are 2 ways to get from Almaty to Karakorum by plane, taxi or car

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Fly, taxi  •  18h 29m

  1. Fly from Almaty (ALA) to Ulan Bator (ULN) ALA - ULN
  2. Take a taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum

$430 - $660

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Drive  •  39h 54m

  1. Drive from Almaty to Karakorum 2855.1 km

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Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Kazakhstan, starting April 27.

Last updated: February 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Almaty to Karakorum is to fly and taxi which costs $430 - $700 and takes 18h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Almaty to Karakorum is to fly and taxi which costs $430 - $700 and takes 18h 29m.

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The distance between Almaty and Karakorum is 2064 km. The road distance is 2855.1 km.

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It takes approximately 18h 29m to get from Almaty to Karakorum, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Almaty Airport to Ulan Bator Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Almaty to Karakorum is 2855 km. It takes approximately 39h 54m to drive from Almaty to Karakorum.

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Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, MIAT and two other airlines offer flights from Almaty Airport to Ulan Bator Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Karakorum. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Almaty to Almaty Airport is to line 92 bus which takes 53 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Almaty to Karakorum.
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  • Distance: 2064.4 km
  • Duration: 18h 29m

What companies run services between Almaty, Kazakhstan and Karakorum, Mongolia?

There is no direct connection from Almaty to Karakorum. However, you can take the line 92 bus to Almaty Airport, take the walk to Almaty airport, fly to Ulan Bator, then take the taxi to Karakorum. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Karakorum.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Almaty to Ulan Bator via Incheon
Ave. Duration
11h 32m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $850
MIAT
Website
miat.com
Flights from Almaty to Ulan Bator via Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $490
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Almaty to Ulan Bator via Nur-Sultan, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Other operators
Taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Ulaanbaatar Taxi
Phone
1900-1991
Website
facebook.com

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