There are 5 ways to get from Bishkek to Dushanbe by bus, plane, car or train

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

Bus to Almaty, fly to Dushanbe  •  10 h 53 min

  1. ALA - DYU

$93 - $338

4 alternative options

Fly Bishkek to Dushanbe  •  4 h 44 min

  1. FRU - DYU

$151 - $441

Fly Bishkek to Samarkand, drive  •  20 h 25 min

  1. FRU - SKD

Train, drive  •  42 h 57 min

Drive  •  16 h 11 min

  1. 679.6 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bishkek and Dushanbe is 687 km. The road distance is 1087 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Bishkek to Dushanbe is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $150 - $450.

It takes approximately 10 h 53 min to get from Bishkek to Dushanbe, including transfers.

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

Tajik Air flies from Bishkek to Dushanbe once a week.

Airlines
Tajik Air
Website
tajikairlines.com
Flights from Almaty to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Bishkek to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Bishkek to Samarkand via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Bishkek to Samarkand via Almaty, Tashkent
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Somon Air
Website
somonair.com
Flights from Almaty to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Almaty to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
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
$30 - $35
Website
Kyrgyz Railways (KTJ)
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Taschkent Pass Zentr to Sariasija
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $31
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Book at
railway.uz
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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