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There are 6 ways to get from Astana to Bishkek by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Manas  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from Astana (TSE) to Manas (FRU) TSE - FRU

$82 - $212

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Bus  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Astana to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal

$22 - $46

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Fly to Almaty, bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Astana (TSE) to Almaty (ALA) TSE - ALA
  2. Take the bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal

$58 - $131

Train, drive  •  17h 50m

  1. Take the train from Astana to Chu Express / ...
  2. Drive from Aspara to Bishkek

Train  •  40h 50m

  1. Take the train from Astana to Chimkent Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Shymkent to Bischkek 2 455Ч

$44 - $72

Drive  •  16h 54m

  1. Drive from Astana to Bishkek 746.1 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Astana to Bishkek is to bus which costs $22 - $50 and takes 23h.

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The quickest way to get from Astana to Bishkek is to fly which costs $80 - $220 and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Astana to Bishkek. However, there are services departing from Astana and arriving at Zapadnyi Avtovokzal via Almaty Sayarn Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h.

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No, there is no direct train from Astana to Bishkek. However, there are services departing from Astana and arriving at Bischkek 2 via Shymkent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 50m.

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The distance between Astana and Bishkek is 954 km. The road distance is 1193.8 km.

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The best way to get from Astana to Bishkek without a car is to bus which takes 23h and costs $22 - $50.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Astana to Bishkek, including transfers.

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Astana to Bishkek bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, depart from Astana station.

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Astana to Bishkek train services, operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ), depart from Astana station.

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The best way to get from Astana to Bishkek is to fly which takes 6h 11m and costs $80 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $50 and takes 23h, you could also train, which costs $40 - $75 and takes 40h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Astana to Bishkek.
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  • Distance: 596.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Astana, Kazakhstan and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan?

Air Astana flies from Astana to Bishkek twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Astana to Bishkek via Almaty Sayarn Bus Station in around 23h.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Astana to Manas
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Astana to Manas via Almaty
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Astana to Almaty
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Bek Air
Flights from Astana to Almaty
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Astana to Almaty via Ust-Kamenogorsk
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Qazaq Air
Website
flyqazaq.com
Flights from Astana to Almaty
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Astana to Almaty
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Astana to Almaty
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Astana to Chu
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
railways.kz
Train from Astana to Chimkent
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
railways.kz
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Shymkent to Bischkek 2
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Book at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Bus operators
Sayran bus station
Bus from Almaty Sayarn Bus Station to Zapadnyi Avtovokzal
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
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Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Astana to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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The quickest flight from Astana Airport to Manas Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Astana to Bishkek bus services, operated by Sayran bus station, arrive at Zapadnyi Avtovokzal station.

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Astana to Bishkek train services, operated by Uzbek Railways, arrive at Bischkek 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Astana to Bishkek is 1194 km. It takes approximately 16h 54m to drive from Astana to Bishkek.

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Air Astana offers flights from Astana Airport to Manas Airport.

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There are 412+ hotels available in Bishkek. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Astana to Astana Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 51m and costs $1 - $2.

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