There are 5 ways to get from Chelyabinsk to Astana by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly from Chelyabinsk  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Chelyabinsk (CEK) to Astana (TSE) CEK - TSE

$76 - $252

Cheapest option

Train  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Astana Express

$18 - $35

3 alternative options

Train to Kostanay, fly  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Kustanay
  2. Fly from Kostanay (KSN) to Astana (TSE) KSN - TSE

$98 - $282

Train, bus  •  19 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Kurgan Express
  2. Take the bus from Kurgan to Astana

$32 - $51

Drive  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chelyabinsk to Astana 641.1 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelyabinsk to Astana is to train which costs RUB 1100 - RUB 2200 and takes 19 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelyabinsk to Astana is to fly which costs RUB 4700 - RUB 16000 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Chelyabinsk and Astana is 800 km. The road distance is 1025.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Chelyabinsk to Astana, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tscheljabinsk and arriving at Astana. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 19 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Chelyabinsk, Russia and Astana, Kazakhstan?

SCAT and Yamal Airlines fly from Chelyabinsk to Astana 3 times a week. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Chelyabinsk to Astana twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Kostanay to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $260
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Yamal Airlines
Website
yamal.aero
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Bek Air
Flights from Kostanay to Astana
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Qazaq Air
Website
flyqazaq.com
Flights from Kostanay to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Kustanay
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Astana
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Kurgan
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Kupé)
$15 - $24
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kurgan to Astana
Ave. Duration
15 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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