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There are 4 ways to get from Bishkek to Dushanbe by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Manas  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Manas (FRU) to Dushanbe (DYU) FRU - DYU

$151 - $441

Cheapest option

Bus to Almaty, fly  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Zapadnyi Avtovokzal to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station
  2. Fly from Almaty (ALA) to Dushanbe (DYU) ALA - DYU

$101 - $349

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Train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Bischkek 2 to Taschkent Pass Zentr
  2. Take the train from Taschkent to Qarshi
  3. Take the train from Qarshi to Dushanbe

$110 - $137

Drive  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Bishkek to Dushanbe 679.6 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Bishkek to Dushanbe is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 16 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bishkek to Dushanbe is to fly which costs $150 - $450 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bishkek to Dushanbe. However, there are services departing from Bischkek 2 and arriving at Dushanbe via Taschkent and Qarshi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Bishkek and Dushanbe is 687 km. The road distance is 1087.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bishkek to Dushanbe without a car is to train which takes 2 days 3 h and costs $110 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Bishkek to Dushanbe, including transfers.

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Bishkek to Dushanbe train services, operated by Kyrgyz Railways (KTJ), depart from Bischkek 2 station.

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The best way to get from Bishkek to Dushanbe is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $150 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $140 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Manas Airport to Dushanbe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Dushanbe is 1 h behind Bishkek. It is currently 7:28 AM in Bishkek and 6:28 AM in Dushanbe.

Map of how to get from Bishkek to Dushanbe.
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  • Distance: 429.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and Dushanbe, Tajikistan?

Avia Traffic Company and Tajik Air fly from Bishkek to Dushanbe twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bishkek to Dushanbe via Taschkent Pass Zentr, Taschkent, and Qarshi in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Tajik Air
Website
tajikairlines.com
Flights from Manas to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Almaty to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Avia Traffic Company
Website
aero.kg
Flights from Manas to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Almaty to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Train operators
Kyrgyz Railways (KTJ)
Website
kjd.kg
Train from Bischkek 2 to Taschkent Pass Zentr
Ave. Duration
25 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Website
Kyrgyz Railways (KTJ)
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Taschkent to Qarshi
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
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railway.uz
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Qarshi to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
19 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Zapadnyi Avtovokzal to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7

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Bishkek to Dushanbe train services, operated by Russian Railways, arrive at Dushanbe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bishkek to Dushanbe is 1087 km. It takes approximately 16 h 11 min to drive from Bishkek to Dushanbe.

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Avia Traffic Company and Tajik Air offer flights from Manas Airport to Dushanbe Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Dushanbe. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bishkek to Manas Airport is to line 380 bus which takes 1 h and costs $1.

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