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There are 6 ways to get from Chelyabinsk to Astana by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  18 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Astana D

$18 - $40

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Train, bus  •  19 h 58 min

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

$33 - $54

Drive  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chelyabinsk to Astana 641.1 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Koltsovo, fly  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Ekaterinburg Pass.
  2. Fly from Koltsovo (SVX) to Astana (TSE) SVX - TSE

$184 - $446

Train, train to Kostanay, fly  •  11 h 37 min

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

$105 - $294

Train to Tyumen, fly  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Tjumen
  2. Fly from Tyumen (TJM) to Astana (TSE) TJM - TSE

$122 - $305

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The cheapest way to get from Chelyabinsk to Astana is to train which costs RUB 1200 - RUB 2400 and takes 18 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelyabinsk to Astana is to train and fly which costs RUB 12000 - RUB 30000 and takes 10 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tscheljabinsk and arriving at Astana. Services depart six times a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 2 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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The best way to get from Chelyabinsk to Astana without a car is to train which takes 18 h 2 min and costs RUB 1200 - RUB 2400.

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The train from Tscheljabinsk to Astana takes 18 h 2 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Chelyabinsk to Astana train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Tscheljabinsk station.

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The quickest flight from Koltsovo Airport to Astana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Astana is 1 h ahead of Chelyabinsk. It is currently 5:26 AM in Chelyabinsk and 6:26 AM in Astana.

Chelyabinsk to Astana train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Astana station.

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Map of how to get from Chelyabinsk to Astana.
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  • Distance: 499.7 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 2 min

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

Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Chelyabinsk to Astana 6 times a week. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 18 h 2 min.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Koltsovo to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Kostanay to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Flights from Tyumen to Astana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Astana
Ave. Duration
18 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Kurgan
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Kupé)
$15 - $22
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Ekaterinburg Pass.
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Kupé)
$15 - $22
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Troicsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Kupé)
$11 - $17
Train from Troicsk to Djarkul
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Tjumen
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$16 - $24
2nd Class (Kupé)
$24 - $40
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Djarkul to Kustanay
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
railways.kz
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
$19 - $27
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelyabinsk to Astana is 1026 km. It takes approximately 12 h 40 min to drive from Chelyabinsk to Astana.

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Air Astana offers flights from Koltsovo Airport to Astana Airport.

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There are 730+ hotels available in Astana. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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