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There are 4 ways to get from Baykalsk to Irkutsk by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the train from Baikalsk to Irkutsk Pas 001Э / ...

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Baykalsk Stroitel' to Irkutsk Bus station 544

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Taxi  •  2h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Baykalsk to Irkutsk 147 km

Drive  •  2h 7m

  1. Drive from Baykalsk to Irkutsk 147 km

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The cost-effective way to get from Baykalsk to Irkutsk is to bus, which costs RUB 400 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Baykalsk to Irkutsk is to taxi which costs RUB 1700 - RUB 2100 and takes 2h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Baykalsk Stroitel' and arriving at Irkutsk Bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baikalsk and arriving at Irkutsk Pas. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Baykalsk and Irkutsk is 88 km. The road distance is 147 km.

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The best way to get from Baykalsk to Irkutsk without a car is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs RUB 850 - RUB 1400.

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The train from Baikalsk to Irkutsk Pas takes 3h 27m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Baykalsk to Irkutsk bus services, operated by Irkutsk Bus Terminal, depart from Baykalsk Stroitel' station.

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Baykalsk to Irkutsk train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), depart from Baikalsk station.

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The best way to get from Baykalsk to Irkutsk is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs RUB 850 - RUB 1400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 400 and takes 3h 30m.

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  • Distance: 87.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Baykalsk, Russia and Irkutsk, Russia?

Russian Railways (РЖД) operates a train from Baikalsk to Irkutsk Pas 3 times a day. Tickets cost RUB 850 - RUB 1400 and the journey takes 3h 27m. Alternatively, Irkutsk Bus Terminal operates a bus from Baykalsk Stroitel' to Irkutsk Bus station 3 times a day. Tickets cost RUB 400 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Train operators
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
eng.rzd.ru
Train from Baikalsk to Irkutsk Pas
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 850 - RUB 1400
Website
https://eng.rzd.ru/en/9446
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1000 - RUB 1400
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 850 - RUB 1200
Bus operators
Irkutsk Bus Terminal
Phone
8-950-113-5555
Website
avtovokzal-on-line.ru
Bus from Baykalsk Stroitel' to Irkutsk Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RUB 400
Schedules at
avtovokzal-on-line.ru
Other operators
Taxi from Baykalsk to Irkutsk
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Estimated price
RUB 1700 - RUB 2100

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Baykalsk to Irkutsk bus services, operated by Irkutsk Bus Terminal, arrive at Irkutsk Bus station.

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Baykalsk to Irkutsk train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), arrive at Irkutsk Pas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baykalsk to Irkutsk is 147 km. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from Baykalsk to Irkutsk.

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