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Duration 14h 8m
Distance 1156.8 km
Average price $65
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Karakol

The nearest airport to Karakol is Issyk-Kul (IKU). However, there are better options for getting to Karakol. You can take a bus from Yining (YIN) to Karakol via Yining, Almaty Sayran Bus Station, and Bishkek Zapadnyi Avtovokzal in around 24h 21m.

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Almaty (ALA)

  1. Almaty Airport
  2. Shevchenko
  3. Cholpon-Ata
  4. Karakol
7h 32m
Other nearby airports

Aksu (AKU)

  1. Aksu (AKU)
  2. Karakol
14h 8m
$140 - $220

Kashi (KHG)

  1. Kashgar
  2. Ürümqi
  3. Almaty Sayran Bus Station
  4. Bishkek Zapadnyi Avtovokzal
  5. Karakol
2 days 5h
$69 - $104

Yining (YIN)

  1. Yining
  2. Almaty Sayran Bus Station
  3. Bishkek Zapadnyi Avtovokzal
  4. Karakol
24h 21m
Cheapest
$28 - $29

Issyk-Kul (IKU)

  1. Issyk-Kul (IKU)
  2. Cholpon-Ata
  3. Karakol
2h 36m

Important airports for Karakol

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling to Karakol, Kyrgyzstan? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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The nearest airport to Karakol is Issyk-Kul (IKU) Airport which is 139.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Almaty (ALA) (147.4 km).

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It takes 7h 32m to get from Karakol to Almaty (ALA) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Almaty (ALA) Airport, which is 147.4 km away from Karakol. The line 92 bus and drive and bus from Almaty (ALA) to Karakol takes 7h 32m.

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There are four+ hotels available in Karakol. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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