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

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Fly Chelyabinsk to Ust-Kamenogorsk  •  12h 23m

  1. Fly from Chelyabinsk (CEK) to Ust-Kamenogorsk (UKK) CEK - UKK

$303 - $1,005

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Train  •  30h 41m

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Astana D
  2. Take the train from Astana to Semipalatinsk Express

$31 - $56

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Train to Koltsovo, fly to Ust-Kamenogorsk  •  15h 54m

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Ekaterinburg Pass.
  2. Fly from Koltsovo (SVX) to Ust-Kamenogorsk (UKK) SVX - UKK

$207 - $500

Fly Chelyabinsk to Gorno-Altaysk, drive  •  14h 1m

  1. Fly from Chelyabinsk (CEK) to Gorno-Altaysk (RGK) CEK - RGK
  2. Drive from Gorno-Altaysk to Ridder

Train, bus  •  32h 37m

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

$45 - $74

Drive  •  22h 4m

  1. Drive from Chelyabinsk to Semey 993.6 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan is to train which costs RUB 1900 - RUB 3700 and takes 30h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan is to fly which costs RUB 19000 - RUB 70000 and takes 12h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan. However, there are services departing from Tscheljabinsk and arriving at Semipalatinsk via Astana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 41m.

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The distance between Chelyabinsk and East Kazakhstan is 1565 km. The road distance is 1589.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan without a car is to train which takes 30h 41m and costs RUB 1900 - RUB 3700.

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It takes approximately 12h 23m to get from Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan is to fly which takes 12h 23m and costs RUB 19000 - RUB 70000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 1900 - RUB 3700 and takes 30h 41m.

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There is no direct flight from Chelyabinsk Airport to Ust-Kamenogorsk Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 15m and has one stopover.

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East Kazakhstan is 1h ahead of Chelyabinsk. It is currently 8:03 AM in Chelyabinsk and 9:03 AM in East Kazakhstan.

Map of how to get from Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan.
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  • Distance: 978.1 miles
  • Duration: 12h 23m

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

S7 Airlines flies from Chelyabinsk to Ust-Kamenogorsk 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelyabinsk to Semey via Astana in around 30h 41m.

Airlines
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Ust-Kamenogorsk via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Koltsovo to Ust-Kamenogorsk via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Bek Air
Flights from Koltsovo to Ust-Kamenogorsk via Astana
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $470
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Koltsovo to Ust-Kamenogorsk via Astana
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $470
IrAero
Website
iraero.ru
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Gorno-Altaysk
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Ekaterinburg Pass.
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $18
2nd Class (Kupé)
$15 - $24
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Astana
Ave. Duration
18h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Kurgan
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Kupé)
$15 - $22
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Astana to Semipalatinsk
Ave. Duration
11h 39m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $20
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
15h 13m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan train services, operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ), arrive at Semipalatinsk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan is 1590 km. It takes approximately 22h 4m to drive from Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan.

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S7 Airlines offers flights from Chelyabinsk Airport to Ust-Kamenogorsk Airport.

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The best way to get from Chelyabinsk to Chelyabinsk Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 57m and costs RUB 20.

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