There are 3 ways to get from Astana to Semey by plane, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Astana (TSE) to Semiplatinsk (PLX) TSE - PLX

$84 - $267

Cheapest option

Train  •  17 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Astana to Semipalatinsk Express

$13 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Astana to Semey 466.6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Astana to Semey is to train which costs $13 - $21 and takes 17 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Astana to Semey is to fly which costs $80 - $270 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Astana and Semey is 625 km. The road distance is 746.5 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Astana to Semey, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Astana and arriving at Semipalatinsk. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 8 min.

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

SCAT flies from Astana to Semey 3 times a week. Alternatively, Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) operates a train from Astana to Semey twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $21 and the journey takes 17 h 8 min.

Flights from Astana to Semiplatinsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Train from Astana to Semipalatinsk
Ave. Duration
17 h 8 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21

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