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There are 3 ways to get from Irkutsk to Olkhon by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Irkutsk Bus station to Bayanday 573/574
  2. Take a taxi from Bayanday to Yelantsy

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Taxi  •  3h 22m

  1. Take a taxi from Irkutsk to Yelantsy 205.6 km

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 22m

  1. Drive from Irkutsk to Yelantsy 205.6 km
Irkutsk → Olkhon
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Olkhon is 8-800-2000-112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Olkhon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Olkhon is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Irkutsk to Olkhon is to drive which costs RUB 650 - RUB 1000 and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Irkutsk to Olkhon is to taxi which costs RUB 2600 - RUB 3100 and takes 3h 22m.

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It is 225 km from Irkutsk to Olkhon. It is approximately 205.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Irkutsk to Olkhon without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Irkutsk to Olkhon, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irkutsk to Olkhon is 206 km. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from Irkutsk to Olkhon.

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  • Distance: 225.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Irkutsk, Russia and Olkhon, Russia?

There is no direct connection from Irkutsk to Olkhon. However, you can take the bus to Bayanday then take the taxi to Yelantsy. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Yelantsy.

Bus operators
Irkutsk Bus Terminal
Bus from Irkutsk Bus station to Bayanday
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
3 times a day
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Bayanday to Yelantsy
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Estimated price
RUB 1000 - RUB 1300

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