Travel from Astana to Mongolia

Train or fly from Astana to Mongolia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Air China and 3 other airlines fly from Astana to Ulaanbaatar once daily. Alternatively, Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) operates a train from Astana to Ulaanbaatar 4 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $28 and the journey takes 35 h 22 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Astana to Mongolia

From Narodnyy Bank line 10 bus to Astana airport, fly to Ulan Bator airport, then taxi to Ulaanbaatar. 15 h 15 min $1,009. From Narodnyy Bank line 10 bus to Astana airport, fly to Altay airport, then drive to Ölgiy. 20 h 43 min $391. From Narodnyy Bank line 10 bus to Astana airport, fly to Ulan-Ude airport, taxi to Zaudinskij, train to Naushki, then drive to Sühbaatar. 18 h 59 min $1,033. From Astana train to Kokshetau, bus to Petropavl, taxi to Petropavlovsk, train to Omsk, then train to Ulaanbaatar. 3 days 2 h $535. From Astana train to Omsk then train to Ulan-Bator. 4 days 2 h $170. From Astana drive to Ulaanbaatar. 2 days 8 h.
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  1. Here are 6 options to get from
    Astana to Mongolia:

    1. Trip:
      1 Fly to Ulan Bator
      • One-Way approx: USD $658 - $1,511
      • Duration: 15 h 15 min
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        1 Fly to Ulan Bator
        • One-Way approx: USD $658 - $1,511
        • Duration: 15 h 15 min
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      2 Fly to Altay, drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $251 - $602
      • Duration: 20 h 43 min
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        2 Fly to Altay, drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $251 - $602
        • Duration: 20 h 43 min
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      3 Fly to Ulan-Ude, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $403 - $1,942
      • Duration: 18 h 59 min
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        3 Fly to Ulan-Ude, train
        • One-Way approx: USD $403 - $1,942
        • Duration: 18 h 59 min
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      4 Train, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $477 - $647
      • Duration: 3 days 2 h
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        4 Train, bus
        • One-Way approx: USD $477 - $647
        • Duration: 3 days 2 h
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      5 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $115 - $228
      • Duration: 4 days 2 h
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        5 Train
        • One-Way approx: USD $115 - $228
        • Duration: 4 days 2 h
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      6 Drive
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      • Duration: 2 days 8 h
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        • Duration: 2 days 8 h
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