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There are 2 ways to get from Melbourne to Karakorum by plane or taxi

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Fly from Melbourne, taxi  •  24h 36m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ulan Bator (ULN) MEL - ULN
  2. Take a taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum

$994 - $2,284

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Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt, taxi  •  32h 13m

  1. Fly from Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) to Ulan Bator (ULN) MEB - ULN
  2. Take a taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum

$683 - $1,573

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Melbourne to Karakorum is to fly and taxi, which costs $850 - $2,000 and takes 32h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Karakorum is to fly and taxi which costs $1,200 - $2,900 and takes 24h 36m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Karakorum is 10339 km.

It takes approximately 24h 36m to get from Melbourne to Karakorum, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Ulan Bator Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 50m and has one stopover.

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MIAT and Air China offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Ulan Bator Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Karakorum. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Karakorum.
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  • Distance: 10338.6 km
  • Duration: 24h 36m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Karakorum, Mongolia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Karakorum. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Ulan Bator, then take the taxi to Karakorum. Alternatively, you can take the line 59 tram to 51-Bradshaw St/Keilor Rd, take the walk to Melbourne Essendon Apt airport, fly to Ulan Bator, then take the taxi to Karakorum.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Melbourne to Ulan Bator via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via Orange, Sydney, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via Griffith, Sydney, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via Dubbo, Sydney, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via Flinders Island, Launceston, Melbourne, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via Flinders Island, Launceston, Sydney, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via Flinders Island, Hobart, Melbourne, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via King Island, Melbourne, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via Flinders Island, Hobart, Sydney, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via Wollongong, Brisbane, Incheon
Ave. Duration
33h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via Orange, Brisbane, Incheon
Ave. Duration
35h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Melbourne Essendon Apt to Ulan Bator via Dubbo, Brisbane, Incheon
Ave. Duration
35h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
MIAT
Website
miat.com
Flights from Melbourne to Ulan Bator via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Other operators
Taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Ulaanbaatar Taxi
Phone
1900-1991
Website
facebook.com

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