There are 4 ways to get from Astana to Ulan Bator by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  13 h 25 min

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

$608 - $2,011

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 days 4 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

$74 - $189

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 days 7 h

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

$313 - $395

Drive  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Drive from Astana to Ulan Bator 2662.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Astana to Ulan Bator is to train and bus which costs $70 - $190 and takes 3 days 4 h.

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

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The distance between Astana and Ulan Bator is 2557 km. The road distance is 4259.3 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 25 min to get from Astana to Ulan Bator, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Astana to Ulan Bator.
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  • Distance: 1598.2 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 25 min

What companies run services between Astana, Kazakhstan and Ulan Bator, Mongolia?

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

Airlines
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
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Astana to Ulan Bator via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
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
$4 - $8
Website
railways.kz
Train from Petropavlovsk to Omsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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
$50 - $150
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$50 - $80
2nd Class (Kupé)
$95 - $150
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Omsk to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$350 - $430
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Novosibirsk to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$280 - $350
Website
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
3 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Pavlodar to Barnaul
Ave. Duration
12 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Barnaul to Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Saparzhai
Bus from Astana to Pavlodar
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
saparzhai.kz

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