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

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Train to Koltsovo, fly  •  12 h 19 min

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

$206 - $499

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Train  •  30 h 41 min

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

$31 - $56

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Fly from Chelyabinsk  •  12 h 18 min

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

$303 - $1,005

Train, train to Kostanay, fly  •  14 h 43 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 Ust-Kamenogorsk (UKK) KSN - UKK

$122 - $327

Train, bus  •  32 h 37 min

  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  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Chelyabinsk to Semey 993.6 miles

$95 - $150

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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 30 h 41 min.

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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 30 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 19 min 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 12 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 30 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Koltsovo Airport to Ust-Kamenogorsk Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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East Kazakhstan is 1 h ahead of Chelyabinsk. It is currently 1:37 AM in Chelyabinsk and 2:37 AM in East Kazakhstan.

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 22 h 4 min to drive from Chelyabinsk to East Kazakhstan.

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  • Distance: 978.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 19 min

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

S7 Airlines flies from Chelyabinsk to Ust-Kamenogorsk once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelyabinsk to Semey via Astana in around 30 h 41 min.

Airlines
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Koltsovo to Ust-Kamenogorsk via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Ust-Kamenogorsk via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Ust-Kamenogorsk via Moscow Domodedovo, Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Koltsovo to Ust-Kamenogorsk via Astana
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Flights from Kostanay to Ust-Kamenogorsk via Astana
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
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 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
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
Train from Astana to Semipalatinsk
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
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
15 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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Air Astana and S7 Airlines offer flights from Koltsovo 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 57 min and costs .

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