There are 4 ways to get from Astana to Karaganda by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Astana to Karaganda Pass

$3 - $6

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Bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Astana to Karagandy

$4 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Astana to Karaganda 139.1 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Astana to Karaganda 139.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Astana to Karaganda is to train which costs $3 - $6 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Astana to Karaganda is to taxi which costs $50 - $60 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Astana and arriving at Karaganda Pass. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Astana and Karaganda is 193 km. The road distance is 222.6 km.

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The best way to get from Astana to Karaganda without a car is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $3 - $6.

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The train from Astana to Karaganda Pass takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Astana to Karaganda is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $3 - $6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3 - $16 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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Astana to Karaganda train services, operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ), arrive at Karaganda Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Astana to Karaganda is 223 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Astana to Karaganda.

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  • Distance: 120.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) operates a train from Astana to Karaganda 4 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, Saparzhai operates a bus from Astana to Karaganda every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Avtovokzaly.ru also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Astana to Karaganda Pass
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
railways.kz
Bus operators
Saparzhai
Bus from Astana to Karagandy
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
saparzhai.kz
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Astana to Karagandy
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $11
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Other operators
Taxi from Astana to Karaganda
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Aparu Taxi
Phone
+7 (7232) 58-41-11
Website
aparutaxi.kz

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