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There are 6 ways to get from Saint Petersburg to Karaganda by plane, train or car

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Fly to Karaganda  •  9h 53m

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Karaganda (KGF) LED - KGF

$217 - $659

Cheapest option

Train via Ufa  •  3 days 11h

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Ufa
  2. Take the train from Ufa to Karaganda Pass D

$77 - $174

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Fly to Astana, train  •  11h 49m

  1. Fly from Pulkovo (LED) to Astana (TSE) LED - TSE
  2. Take the train from Astana-Nurly Zhol to Karaganda Pass

$230 - $564

Train  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Moskva Oktiabrskaia D / ...
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Karaganda Pass D

$79 - $172

Train via Kazan  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the train from St Petersburg Glavny to Kazan Passajirskij D
  2. Take the train from Kazan Passajirskij to Karagandy 306

$141 - $316

Drive  •  2 days 0h

  1. Drive from Saint Petersburg to Karaganda 2342 miles

$220 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Karaganda is to train which costs RUB 5000 - RUB 12000 and takes 2 days 16h.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Petersburg to Karaganda is to fly which costs RUB 14000 - RUB 43000 and takes 9h 53m.

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The distance between Saint Petersburg and Karaganda is 2899 km. The road distance is 3747.2 km.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Karaganda without a car is to train which takes 2 days 16h and costs RUB 5000 - RUB 12000.

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It takes approximately 9h 53m to get from Saint Petersburg to Karaganda, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Saint Petersburg to Karaganda is to fly which takes 9h 53m and costs RUB 14000 - RUB 43000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 5000 - RUB 12000 and takes 2 days 16h.

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There is no direct flight from Pulkovo Airport to Karaganda Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 40m and has one stopover.

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Karaganda is 3h ahead of Saint Petersburg. It is currently 11:17 AM in Saint Petersburg and 2:17 PM in Karaganda.

Yes, the driving distance between Saint Petersburg to Karaganda is 3747 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0h to drive from Saint Petersburg to Karaganda.

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Air Astana, SCAT, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Pulkovo Airport to Karaganda Airport.

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  • Distance: 1811.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 53m

What companies run services between Saint Petersburg, Russia and Karaganda, Kazakhstan?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Saint Petersburg to Karaganda every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint Petersburg to Karaganda via Moskva Oktiabrskaia, Moskva Kasanskaja, and Karaganda Pass in around 2 days 16h.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Pulkovo to Karaganda via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Pulkovo to Karaganda via Kaliningrad, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Pulkovo to Astana via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Astana
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Pulkovo to Astana via Almaty
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Pulkovo to Karaganda via Minsk
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Pulkovo to Karaganda via Almaty
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Astana via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Pulkovo to Astana via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Astana-Nurly Zhol to Karaganda Pass
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
bilet.railways.kz
Book at
bilet.railways.kz
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Moskva Oktiabrskaia
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$17 - $26
2nd Class (Kupé)
$27 - $40
Train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Karaganda Pass
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Kazan Passajirskij
Ave. Duration
22h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$28 - $45
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $75
Train from St Petersburg Glavny to Ufa
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$40 - $60
2nd Class (Kupé)
$70 - $110
Train from Ufa to Karaganda Pass
Ave. Duration
31h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Go Rail
Website
gorail.ee
Train from St. Peterburg Moskovski to Moskva Leningradski
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
gorail.ee
Seating
$44 - $49
3rd Class (open sleeping)
$64 - $70
2nd Class (coupe)
$75 - $85
1st Class (SV coupe)
$150 - $170
Kyrgyz Railway
Phone
996312927471
Email
info@railway.aknet.kg
Website
kjd.kg
Train from Kazan Passajirskij to Karagandy
Ave. Duration
45h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Schedules at
kjd.kg

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