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There are 3 ways to get from Dushanbe to Almaty by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Dushanbe (DYU) to Almaty (ALA) DYU - ALA

$90 - $326

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Train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Dushanbe to Qarshi
  2. Take the train from Qarshi to Samarkand
  3. Take the train from Samarkand to Almaty 2

$98 - $128

Drive  •  18 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Dushanbe to Almaty 832.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Dushanbe to Almaty is to fly which costs $90 - $330 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dushanbe to Almaty is to fly which costs $90 - $330 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dushanbe to Almaty. However, there are services departing from Dushanbe and arriving at Almaty 2 via Qarshi and Samarkand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between Dushanbe and Almaty is 862 km. The road distance is 1331.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dushanbe to Almaty without a car is to train which takes 2 days 4 h and costs $95 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Dushanbe to Almaty, including transfers.

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Dushanbe to Almaty train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Dushanbe station.

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The best way to get from Dushanbe to Almaty is to fly which takes 2 h 58 min and costs $90 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $130 and takes 2 days 4 h.

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The quickest flight from Dushanbe Airport to Almaty Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Almaty is 1 h ahead of Dushanbe. It is currently 11:59 PM in Dushanbe and 12:59 AM in Almaty.

Map of how to get from Dushanbe to Almaty.
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  • Distance: 538.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Dushanbe, Tajikistan and Almaty, Kazakhstan?

Air Astana and Tajik Air fly from Dushanbe to Almaty 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dushanbe to Almaty via Qarshi and Samarkand in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Dushanbe to Almaty
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Tajik Air
Website
tajikairlines.com
Flights from Dushanbe to Almaty
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Dushanbe to Qarshi
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Qarshi to Samarkand
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
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railway.uz
Train from Samarkand to Almaty 2
Ave. Duration
30 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Book at
railway.uz

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Dushanbe to Almaty train services, operated by Uzbek Railways, arrive at Almaty 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dushanbe to Almaty is 1332 km. It takes approximately 18 h 59 min to drive from Dushanbe to Almaty.

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Air Astana and Tajik Air offer flights from Dushanbe Airport to Almaty Airport.

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There are 565+ hotels available in Almaty. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dushanbe to Dushanbe Airport is to drive which takes 13 min and costs .

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