There are 3 ways to get from Aqtöbe to Almaty 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Aktyubinsk (AKX) to Almaty (ALA) AKX - ALA

$65 - $195

Cheapest option

Train  •  40 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Aktjubinsk to Almaty 2 Express

$36 - $57

1 alternative option

Drive  •  30 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Aqtöbe to Almaty 1373 miles

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

Bek Air, Air Astana and SCAT fly from Aqtöbe to Almaty twice daily. Alternatively, Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) operates a train from Aqtöbe to Almaty 6 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 39 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Almaty
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Bek Air
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Almaty
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Almaty via Astana
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Aktjubinsk to Almaty 2
Ave. Duration
39 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
railways.kz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aqtöbe and Almaty is 1686 km. The road distance is 2197 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aqtöbe to Almaty is to train which costs $35 - $60 and takes 40 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Aqtöbe to Almaty is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $60 - $200.

No, there is no direct train from Aqtöbe to Almaty. However, there are services departing from Tjulpannij and arriving at Almaty 2 via Aktjubinsk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Aqtöbe to Almaty, including transfers.