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

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  1. Take the train from Minsk Pas to Vitebsk

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Vitebsk

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Minsk Pas to Vitebsk

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Minsk to Vitebsk

Drive

  1. Drive from Minsk to Vitebsk

Minsk to Vitebsk by train

The train journey time between Minsk and Vitebsk is around 3h 1m and covers a distance of around 292 km. Operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD) and Russian Railways (РЖД), the Minsk to Vitebsk train service departs from Minsk Pas and arrives in Vitebsk. Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

41 Weekly Trains
3h 1m Average Duration
$45 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Minsk to Vitebsk is to bus, which costs $4 - $6 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Minsk to Vitebsk is to train which costs $45 - $70 and takes 3h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Minsk Central bus station station and arriving at Vitebsk. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Minsk Pas and arriving at Vitebsk. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 1m.

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The distance between Minsk and Vitebsk is 223 km. The road distance is 290.3 km.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Vitebsk without a car is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs $45 - $70.

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The train from Minsk Pas to Vitebsk takes 3h 1m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Minsk to Vitebsk is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs $45 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 - $6 and takes 4h 30m.

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  • Distance: 222.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 1m

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

Belorussian Railways (BŽD) operates a train from Minsk Pas to Vitebsk 5 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $16 and the journey takes 3h 1m. Russian Railways (РЖД) also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Minsktrans operates a bus from Minsk Central bus station to Vitebsk twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk Pas to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
$4 - $9
1st Class (Coupe)
$7 - $16
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Minsk Pas to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk Central bus station to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Book at
https://ticketbus.by/
Website
https://minsktrans.by/
Other operators
Taxi from Minsk to Vitebsk
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Yandex Taxi
Website
taxi.yandex.ru
Taxi Stolitza 135
Phone
+375 (29) 333-30-01
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 290 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Minsk to Vitebsk.

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