There are 4 ways to get from Bukhara to Samarqand by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bukhara to Samarkand Afrosiyob

$21 - $24

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bukhara to Samarqand 171.7 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Bukhara to Samarqand 171.7 miles

Fly  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Bukhara (BHK) to Samarkand (SKD) BHK - SKD

$95 - $237

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The distance between Bukhara and Samarqand is 217 km. The road distance is 274.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bukhara to Samarqand without a car is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Bukhara to Samarqand, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bukhara to Samarqand is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bukhara Airport to Samarkand Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bukhara to Samarqand is 275 km. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Bukhara to Samarqand.

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Uzbekistan offers flights from Bukhara Airport to Samarkand Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Samarqand. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bukhara to Bukhara Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Bukhara to Samarqand.
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  • Distance: 135.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

What companies run services between Bukhara, Uzbekistan and Samarqand, Uzbekistan?

Uzbek Railways operates a train from Bukhara to Samarqand 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, Uzbekistan flies from Bukhara to Samarqand 5 times a week.

Airlines
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Bukhara to Samarkand via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Train operators
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Bukhara to Samarkand
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
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railway.uz
Other operators
Taxi from Bukhara to Samarqand
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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