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

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Fly  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Karaganda (KGF) to Almaty (ALA) KGF - ALA

$88 - $280

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Train, bus  •  21 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Karaganda Pass to Astana Express
  2. Take the bus from Astana to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station

$23 - $51

1 alternative option

Drive  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Karaganda to Almaty 624.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Karaganda to Almaty is to train and bus which costs $23 - $55 and takes 21 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karaganda to Almaty is to fly which costs $85 - $280 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Karaganda and Almaty is 786 km. The road distance is 999.3 km.

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The best way to get from Karaganda to Almaty without a car is to train and bus which takes 21 h 17 min and costs $23 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Karaganda to Almaty, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Karaganda Airport to Almaty Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karaganda to Almaty is 999 km. It takes approximately 14 h 23 min to drive from Karaganda to Almaty.

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Air Astana and SCAT offer flights from Karaganda Airport to Almaty Airport.

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There are 556+ hotels available in Almaty. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Karaganda to Karaganda Airport is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs $7 - $9.

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  • Distance: 491 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Karaganda, Kazakhstan and Almaty, Kazakhstan?

SCAT and Air Astana fly from Karaganda to Almaty twice daily.

Airlines
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Karaganda to Almaty
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Karaganda to Almaty via Ust-Kamenogorsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Karaganda to Almaty
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Karaganda Pass to Astana
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
railways.kz
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Astana to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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