There are 10 ways to get from Moscow to Kazakhstan by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Aktyubinsk  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Aktyubinsk (AKX) SVO - AKX

$81 - $233

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Train  •  3 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Pawelezkaja to Almaty 2 Express

$64 - $129

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Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Karaganda  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Karaganda (KGF) SVO - KGF

$165 - $477

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Astana  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Astana (TSE) SVO - TSE

$179 - $240

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kzyl-Orda  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Kzyl-Orda (KZO) SVO - KZO

$114 - $346

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Almaty  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Almaty (ALA) SVO - ALA

$139 - $419

Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Pavlodar  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Pavlodar (PWQ) DME - PWQ

$172 - $664

Train via Petropavlovsk  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Petropavlovsk Express
  2. Take the train from Petropavlovsk to Almaty 2

$70 - $159

Train, bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Ekaterinburg Pass.
  2. Take the bus from Yekaterinburg to Astana
  3. Take the bus from Astana to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station

$79 - $168

Drive  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Drive from Moscow to Almaty 2514 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Kazakhstan is to train which costs RUB 4000 - RUB 8500 and takes 3 days 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Kazakhstan is to fly which costs RUB 5000 - RUB 15000 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Kazakhstan is 2113 km. The road distance is 4022.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Moscow to Kazakhstan, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Kazakhstan?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines flies from Moscow to Aqtöbe once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Moscow to Almaty via Petropavlovsk, Almaty 2, and Sayahat in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Karaganda via Almaty
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Astana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $320
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Astana via Almaty
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $320
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kzyl-Orda via Astana
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Almaty
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Almaty via Astana
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Aktyubinsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Karaganda
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Astana
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kzyl-Orda
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Almaty
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Astana via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Almaty via Riga
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $500
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Pavlodar
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Pavlodar via Minsk
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Petropavlovsk
Ave. Duration
41 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Ekaterinburg Pass.
Ave. Duration
23 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$30 - $50
2nd Class (Kupé)
$55 - $85
Train from Moskva Pawelezkaja to Almaty 2
Ave. Duration
3 days 6 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Petropavlovsk to Almaty 2
Ave. Duration
22 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
railways.kz
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Yekaterinburg to Astana
Ave. Duration
22 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Astana to Almaty Sayarn Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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