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

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 to Altay, drive  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Astana (TSE) to Altay (AAT) TSE - AAT
  2. Drive from Altay to Ölgii

$251 - $602

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Astana to Kokshetau AVE
  2. Take the bus from Kokshetau to Petropavl
  3. Take the train from Petropavlovsk to Omsk
  4. Take the train from Omsk to Ulan-Bator

$80 - $203

4 alternative options

Fly to Ulan Bator  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Astana (TSE) to Ulan Bator (ULN) TSE - ULN

$608 - $2,011

Fly to Burqin, drive  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Astana (TSE) to Burqin (KJI) TSE - KJI
  2. Drive from Burqin to Ölgii

$296 - $872

Bus, train  •  3 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Astana to Karagandy
  2. Take the bus from Karagandy to Barnaul
  3. Take the bus from Barnaul to Novosibirsk
  4. Take the train from Novosibirsk to Ulan-Bator

$325 - $430

Drive  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Drive from Astana to Ulan Bator 2662.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The distance between Astana and Mongolia is 2392 km. The road distance is 4259 km.

The cheapest way to get from Astana to Mongolia is to train and bus which costs $80 - $210 and takes 3 days 3 h.

The quickest way to get from Astana to Mongolia is to fly which takes 13 h 25 min and costs $600 - $2,100.

It takes approximately 22 h 58 min to get from Astana to Mongolia, including transfers.

What companies run services between Astana, Kazakhstan and Mongolia?

Air China, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and MIAT fly from Astana to Ulan Bator 3 times a day.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Astana to Altay via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Astana to Altay via Tashkent, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Astana to Burqin via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Astana to Burqin via Tashkent, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Astana to Ulan Bator via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
16 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Astana to Altay via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Astana to Ulan Bator via Beijing
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
MIAT
Website
miat.com
Flights from Astana to Ulan Bator via Beijing
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Astana to Kokshetau
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
railways.kz
Train from Petropavlovsk to Omsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
railways.kz
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Omsk to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
2 days 13 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$55 - $85
2nd Class (Kupé)
$100 - $160
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Omsk to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$360 - $450
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Novosibirsk to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$290 - $360
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kokshetau to Petropavl
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Astana to Karagandy
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Karagandy to Barnaul
Ave. Duration
22 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Barnaul to Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Saparzhai
Bus from Astana to Karagandy
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
saparzhai.kz

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