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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Almaty (ALA) to Semiplatinsk (PLX) ALA - PLX

$59 - $186

Cheapest option

Train  •  22 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Almaty 2 to Semipalatinsk

$15 - $23

2 alternative options

Train via Charskaya  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Almaty 2 to Charskaya Express
  2. Take the train from Charskaya to Semipalatinsk Express / ...

$16 - $25

Drive  •  16 h

  1. Drive from Almaty to Semey 701.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Almaty to Semey is to train which costs $15 - $23 and takes 22 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Almaty to Semey is to fly which costs $55 - $190 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Almaty and Semey is 836 km. The road distance is 1122.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Almaty to Semey, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Almaty 2 and arriving at Semipalatinsk. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 22 h 3 min.

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

SCAT flies from Almaty to Semey 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Almaty to Semey via Charskaya in around 17 h 53 min.

Airlines
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Almaty to Semiplatinsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Almaty 2 to Charskaya
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
railways.kz
Train from Charskaya to Semipalatinsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
railways.kz
Train from Almaty 2 to Semipalatinsk
Ave. Duration
22 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
railways.kz

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