There are 4 ways to get from Bukhara to Almaty by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Bukhara (BHK) to Almaty (ALA) BHK - ALA

$104 - $254

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Train, bus via Buchara 1  •  35 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Buchara 1 to Taschkent Pass Zentr
  2. Take the train from Taschkent Pass Zentr to Bischkek 2
  3. Take the bus from Zapadnyi Avtovokzal to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station

$65 - $96

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  32 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bukhara to Taschkent
  2. Take the train from Taschkent Pass Zentr to Bischkek 2
  3. Take the bus from Zapadnyi Avtovokzal to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station

$67 - $98

Drive  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Bukhara to Almaty 865.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Bukhara to Almaty is to train and bus which costs $65 - $100 and takes 35 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bukhara to Almaty is to fly which costs $100 - $260 and takes 10 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bukhara and Almaty is 1109 km. The road distance is 1384.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bukhara to Almaty without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 32 min and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 10 h 31 min to get from Bukhara to Almaty, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bukhara Airport to Almaty Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Almaty is 1 h ahead of Bukhara. It is currently 1:49 PM in Bukhara and 2:49 PM in Almaty.

Yes, the driving distance between Bukhara to Almaty is 1384 km. It takes approximately 19 h 16 min to drive from Bukhara to Almaty.

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Air Astana and Uzbekistan offer flights from Bukhara Airport to Almaty Airport.

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There are 556+ hotels available in Almaty. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 693.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 31 min

What companies run services between Bukhara, Uzbekistan and Almaty, Kazakhstan?

Uzbekistan and Air Astana fly from Bukhara to Almaty once daily.

Airlines
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Bukhara to Almaty via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Bukhara to Almaty via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Bukhara to Taschkent
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
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railway.uz
Train from Taschkent Pass Zentr to Bischkek 2
Ave. Duration
21 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru
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railway.uz
Train from Buchara 1 to Taschkent Pass Zentr
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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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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The best way to get from Bukhara to Bukhara Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $2 - $3.

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