There are 3 ways to get from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Krasnoyarsk (KJA) to Irkutsk (IKT) KJA - IKT

$81 - $268

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Train  •  19 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Krasnojarsk Pass to Irkutsk Passajirskij D

$21 - $55

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Drive  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk 658.2 miles

$60 - $95

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Krasnojarsk Pass and arriving at Irkutsk Passajirskij. Services depart four times a day, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 19 h 2 min.

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The distance between Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk is 850 km. The road distance is 1053.2 km.

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The best way to get from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk without a car is to train which takes 19 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk, including transfers.

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Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Krasnojarsk Pass station.

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The best way to get from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk is to fly which takes 2 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 19 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Krasnoyarsk Airport to Irkutsk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Irkutsk is 1 h ahead of Krasnoyarsk. It is currently 5:10 PM in Krasnoyarsk and 6:10 PM in Irkutsk.

Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Irkutsk Passajirskij station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk is 1053 km. It takes approximately 15 h 23 min to drive from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk.

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  • Distance: 531.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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

IrAero and UTair Aviation fly from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk once daily. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk 4 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $55 and the journey takes 19 h 2 min.

Airlines
IrAero
Website
iraero.ru
Flights from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $450
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Krasnojarsk Pass to Irkutsk Passajirskij
Ave. Duration
19 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$21 - $35
2nd Class (Kupé)
$35 - $55

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UTair Aviation and IrAero offer flights from Krasnoyarsk Airport to Irkutsk Airport.

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There are 486+ hotels available in Irkutsk. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Krasnoyarsk to Krasnoyarsk Airport is to line 201 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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