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There are 5 ways to get from Dushanbe to Semey by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  17h 51m

  1. Fly from Dushanbe (DYU) to Semiplatinsk (PLX) DYU - PLX

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Train  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the train from Dushanbe to Qarshi
  2. Take the train from Qarshi to Taschkent Pass Zentr
  3. Take the train from Taschkent Pass Zentr to Semey

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Bus, train via Shymkent  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Asian Express Terminal to Khujand bus station
  2. Take the bus from Khujand bus station to Tashkent bus station
  3. Take the bus from Tashkent bus station to Shymkent Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Shymkent to Zhana-Semey

Bus, train  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Asian Express Terminal to Khujand bus station
  2. Take the bus from Khujand bus station to Tashkent bus station
  3. Take the train from Taschkent Pass Zentr to Semey

Drive  •  33h 1m

  1. Drive from Dushanbe to Semey 2329.4 km

Dushanbe (DYU) to Semiplatinsk (PLX) flights

The flight time between Dushanbe (DYU) and Semiplatinsk (PLX) is around 21h 41m and covers a distance of around 1591 km. This includes an average layover time of around 17h 26m. The fastest flight normally takes 17h 30m. Services are operated by Air Astana. Typically four flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
4h 15m
Layover time:
17h 26m
Total time:
21h 41m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
17h 30m
Flight distance:
1591 km
Flights per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$275
Carbon emissions:
322 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
13:30
Last flight departs at:
13:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dushanbe (DYU) to Semiplatinsk (PLX) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kazakhstan

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Kazakhstan. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Kazakhstan.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Domestic travel is restricted within Kazakhstan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

International flights leaving Tajikistan are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Kazakhstan relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Kazakhstan, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: October 14 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Dushanbe to Semey is to train, which costs $95 - $230 and takes 2 days 20h.

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The quickest way to get from Dushanbe to Semey is to fly which costs $270 - $750 and takes 17h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dushanbe to Semey. However, there are services departing from Dushanbe and arriving at Semey via Qarshi and Taschkent Pass Zentr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20h.

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The distance between Dushanbe and Semey is 1602 km. The road distance is 2329.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dushanbe to Semey without a car is to bus and train via Shymkent which takes 2 days 3h and costs .

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It takes approximately 17h 51m to get from Dushanbe to Semey, including transfers.

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Dushanbe to Semey train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), depart from Dushanbe station.

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The best way to get from Dushanbe to Semey is to fly which takes 17h 51m and costs $270 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $230 and takes 2 days 20h.

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There is no direct flight from Dushanbe Airport to Semiplatinsk Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 30m and has one stopover.

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Semey is 1h ahead of Dushanbe. It is currently 2:37 PM in Dushanbe and 3:37 PM in Semey.

Map of how to get from Dushanbe to Semey.
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  • Distance: 1601.8 km
  • Duration: 17h 51m

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

Air Astana flies from Dushanbe to Semey 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dushanbe to Semey via Qarshi and Taschkent Pass Zentr in around 2 days 20h.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Dushanbe to Semiplatinsk via Almaty
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Dushanbe to Semiplatinsk via Almaty, Nur-Sultan
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Shymkent to Zhana-Semey
Ave. Duration
33h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
Schedules at
bilet.railways.kz
Book at
bilet.railways.kz
Second Class (coupe)
$35 - $55
First Class (Lux)
$55 - $90
Third Class (Platzkart or Seating class)
$21 - $35
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Taschkent Pass Zentr to Semey
Ave. Duration
44h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Website
https://e-ticket.railway.uz/ru/schedule
Book at
https://e-ticket.railway.uz/en/
Train from Qarshi to Taschkent Pass Zentr
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
https://e-ticket.railway.uz/ru/schedule
Book at
https://e-ticket.railway.uz/en/
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Dushanbe to Qarshi
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Asian Express Terminal to Khujand bus station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Tashkent bus station
Bus from Khujand bus station to Tashkent bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
tashtrans.uz
Bus from Tashkent bus station to Shymkent Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
tashtrans.uz

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dushanbe to Semey is 2329 km. It takes approximately 33h 1m to drive from Dushanbe to Semey.

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Air Astana offers flights from Dushanbe Airport to Semiplatinsk Airport.

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The best way to get from Dushanbe to Dushanbe Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $1 - $2.

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