Travel from China to Kazakhstan

Train or fly from China to Kazakhstan?

Air Astana, Hainan and 4 other airlines fly from Beijing to Almaty 4 times a day. Alternatively, Shanghai Metro operates a train from Shanghai to Almaty every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 18 min. 5 other operators also service this route.

How to get from China to Kazakhstan

ModeDurationPrice
From Tian'anmen West Station line 1 subway to Xidan, line 2 bus to Beijing airport, fly to Almaty airport, then line 92 bus to Almaty.9 h 24 min$246
From Lianglukou subway to Chongqing airport, fly to Almaty airport, then line 92 bus to Almaty.11 h 35 min$192
From Tian'anmen West Station line 1 subway to Xidan, line 2 bus to Beijing airport, fly to Ust-Kamenogorsk airport, then taxi to Ust’-Kamenogorsk.10 h 54 min$310
From Tian'anmen West Station line 1 subway to Xidan, line 2 bus to Beijing airport, fly to Astana airport, then line 10 bus to Astana.10 h 19 min$306
From Tian'anmen West Station line 1 subway to Xidan, line 2 bus to Beijing airport, fly to Shimkent airport, then taxi to Shymkent.12 h 12 min$303
From Tian'anmen West Station line 1 subway to Xidan, line 2 bus to Beijing airport, fly to Tashkent airport, then drive to Shymkent.11 h 20 min
From Jingan Temple line 2 Shanghai Metro to Shanghai Hongqiao, train to Xuzhou East, walk to Xuzhou, train to Xining, train to Ürümqi South, walk to Train station, bus to Hongshiyue, walk to Nianzigou Bus Station, then bus to Almaty.2 days 12 h$279
From Jingan Temple line 2 Shanghai Metro to Hongqiao Airport - T2, walk to Shanghai Hongqiao, train to Sanmenxia South, train to Hami, bus to Urumchi South, taxi to Nianzigou Bus Station, then bus to Almaty.2 days 17 h$257
From Jingan Temple line 2 Shanghai Metro to Shanghai Hongqiao, train to Xuzhou East, walk to Xuzhou, train to Xining, train to Ürümqi South, walk to Urumchi, train to Almaty 2, walk to Raiymbek batyr, then subway to Almaly.3 days 17 h$240
From South Shaanxi Road line 1 Shanghai Metro to Shanghai Railway, walk to Shanghai, train to Xining, train to Ürümqi South, walk to Urumchi, train to Almaty 2, walk to Raiymbek batyr, then subway to Almaly.3 days 22 h$165
From South Shaanxi Road line 1 Shanghai Metro to Shanghai Railway, walk to Shanghai, train to Zhengzhou, train to Ürümqi South, walk to Urumchi, train to Almaty 2, walk to Raiymbek batyr, then subway to Almaly.4 days 7 h$102
From Shanghai drive to Almaty.2 days 2 h$536
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    China to Kazakhstan:

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      1 Fly Beijing to Almaty
      • One-Way approx: USD $216 - $307
      • Duration: 9 h 24 min
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        1 Fly Beijing to Almaty
        • One-Way approx: USD $216 - $307
        • Duration: 9 h 24 min
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      2 Fly Chongqing to Almaty
      • One-Way approx: USD $92 - $282
      • Duration: 11 h 35 min
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        2 Fly Chongqing to Almaty
        • One-Way approx: USD $92 - $282
        • Duration: 11 h 35 min
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      3 Fly Beijing to Ust-Kamenogorsk
      • One-Way approx: USD $198 - $431
      • Duration: 10 h 54 min
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        3 Fly Beijing to Ust-Kamenogorsk
        • One-Way approx: USD $198 - $431
        • Duration: 10 h 54 min
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      4 Fly Beijing to Astana
      • One-Way approx: USD $196 - $438
      • Duration: 10 h 19 min
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        4 Fly Beijing to Astana
        • One-Way approx: USD $196 - $438
        • Duration: 10 h 19 min
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      5 Fly Beijing to Shimkent
      • One-Way approx: USD $191 - $425
      • Duration: 12 h 12 min
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        5 Fly Beijing to Shimkent
        • One-Way approx: USD $191 - $425
        • Duration: 12 h 12 min
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      6 Fly Beijing to Tashkent, drive
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      • Duration: 11 h 20 min
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        • Duration: 11 h 20 min
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      7 Train, bus via Xining
      • One-Way approx: USD $250 - $310
      • Duration: 2 days 12 h
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        7 Train, bus via Xining
        • One-Way approx: USD $250 - $310
        • Duration: 2 days 12 h
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      8 Train, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $217 - $293
      • Duration: 2 days 17 h
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        • Duration: 2 days 17 h
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      9 Train via Xuzhou
      • One-Way approx: USD $206 - $278
      • Duration: 3 days 17 h
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        9 Train via Xuzhou
        • One-Way approx: USD $206 - $278
        • Duration: 3 days 17 h
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      10 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $135 - $198
      • Duration: 3 days 22 h
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        • One-Way approx: USD $135 - $198
        • Duration: 3 days 22 h
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      11 Train #2
      • One-Way approx: USD $77 - $119
      • Duration: 4 days 7 h
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        11 Train #2
        • One-Way approx: USD $77 - $119
        • Duration: 4 days 7 h
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      12 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $430 - $650
      • Duration: 2 days 2 h
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        12 Drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $430 - $650
        • Duration: 2 days 2 h
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