There are 5 ways to get from Minsk to Vitebsk by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vitebsk

$3 - $5

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Train via Orscha Central  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Orscha Central
  2. Take the train from Orscha Central to Vitebsk

$5 - $7

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Minsk to Vitebsk

$5 - $14

Taxi  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Minsk to Vitebsk 181.6 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Minsk to Vitebsk 181.6 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Minsk to Vitebsk is to train which costs $3 - $5 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minsk to Vitebsk is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Minsk and arriving at Vitebsk. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Minsk-Passajirskii and arriving at Vitebsk. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Minsk and Vitebsk is 223 km. The road distance is 290.6 km.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Vitebsk without a car is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $3 - $5.

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The train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vitebsk takes 4 h 33 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Minsk to Vitebsk bus services, operated by Minsktrans, depart from Minsk station.

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Minsk to Vitebsk train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), depart from Minsk-Passajirskii station.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Vitebsk is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $3 - $5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $14 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 139.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Minsk, Belarus and Vitebsk, Belarus?

Belorussian Railways (BŽD) operates a train from Minsk to Vitebsk 3 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, Minsktrans operates a bus from Minsk to Vitebsk every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $14 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $5
Coupe
$5 - $6
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Orscha Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $4
Coupe
$4 - $5
Train from Orscha Central to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$2 - $3
Coupe
$3 - $4
Bus operators
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
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ticketbus.by
Other operators
Taxi from Minsk to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Taxi Almaz
Phone
+375 17 306-07-78
Website
7788.by
Taxi Stolitza
Website
135.by

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Minsk to Vitebsk bus services, operated by Minsktrans, arrive at Vitebsk station.

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Minsk to Vitebsk train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at Vitebsk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minsk to Vitebsk is 291 km. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from Minsk to Vitebsk.

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