There are 2 ways to get from Baku to Makhachkala by train or car

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Train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Baku to Makhachkala 369 / ...

$5 - $8

1 alternative option

Drive  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Baku to Makhachkala 658.1 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Baku to Makhachkala is to train which costs $5 - $8 and takes 8 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baku to Makhachkala is to train which costs $5 - $8 and takes 8 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baku and arriving at Makhachkala. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

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The distance between Baku and Makhachkala is 351 km. The road distance is 1053 km.

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The best way to get from Baku to Makhachkala without a car is to train which takes 8 h 39 min and costs $5 - $8.

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The train from Baku to Makhachkala takes 8 h 39 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Baku to Makhachkala train services, operated by Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY), depart from Baku station.

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Makhachkala is 1 h behind Baku. It is currently 7:58 AM in Baku and 6:58 AM in Makhachkala.

Map of how to get from Baku to Makhachkala.
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  • Distance: 219.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

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

Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY) operates a train from Baku to Makhachkala 4 times a week. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 8 h 39 min.

Train operators
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Baku to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$5 - $6
2nd class (coupe)
$6 - $8

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