There are 4 ways to get from Atyrau to Astrakhan by train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, drive  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Ak-Kistau to Ganjuschkino
  2. Drive from Ganjuschkino to Astrakhan

Cheapest option

Train  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kiziljar to Astrachan AVE

$6 - $11

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Atyrau to Astrakhan 244.5 miles

Fly  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Atyrau (GUW) to Astrakhan (ASF) GUW - ASF

$76 - $238

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Atyrau to Astrakhan is to train which costs $6 - $11 and takes 10 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atyrau to Astrakhan is to fly which costs $75 - $240 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Atyrau and Astrakhan is 305 km. The road distance is 391.2 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Atyrau to Astrakhan, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiziljar and arriving at Astrachan. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 57 min.

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The best way to get from Atyrau to Astrakhan without a car is to train and drive which takes 6 h and costs .

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Map of how to get from Atyrau to Astrakhan.
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  • Distance: 190.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Atyrau, Kazakhstan and Astrakhan, Russia?

Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) operates a train from Atyrau to Astrakhan 4 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 10 h 57 min. Alternatively, SCAT, Air Astana and Qazaq Air fly from Atyrau to Astrakhan twice daily.

Airlines
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Atyrau to Astrakhan via Aktau
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Ak-Kistau to Ganjuschkino
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
railways.kz
Train from Kiziljar to Astrachan
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
railways.kz

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