There are 5 ways to get from Astrakhan to Baku by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Astrakhan (ASF) to Baku (GYD) ASF - GYD

$75 - $236

Cheapest option

Train  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Astrachan to Baku-Pass

$17 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus, night train  •  29 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Astrakhan to Yashkul
  2. Take the bus from Yashkul to Makhachkala 267
  3. Take the night train from Mahachkala to Baku-Pass

$30 - $49

Night train  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Astrachan to Baku-Pass Express

$17 - $40

Drive  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Astrakhan to Baku 901.8 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Astrakhan, Russia and Baku, Azerbaijan?

SCAT, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Astrakhan to Baku 4 times a day. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Astrakhan to Baku 3 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 25 h 12 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Astrakhan to Baku via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Astrakhan to Baku via Aktau
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Astrakhan to Baku via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Astrakhan to Baku via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Astrachan to Baku-Pass
Ave. Duration
25 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Night train from Mahachkala to Baku-Pass
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Astrakhan to Yashkul
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Yashkul to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Astrakhan to Baku?

The distance between Astrakhan and Baku is 681 km. The road distance is 1443 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Astrakhan to Baku?

The cheapest way to get from Astrakhan to Baku is to train which costs RUB 1000 - RUB 2400 and takes 25 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Astrakhan to Baku?

The quickest way to get from Astrakhan to Baku is to fly which takes 7 h 22 min and costs RUB 4600 - RUB 15000.

Is there a direct train between Astrakhan and Baku?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Astrachan and arriving at Baku-Pass. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 25 h 12 min.

How long does it take to get from Astrakhan to Baku?

It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Astrakhan to Baku, including transfers.