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There are 5 ways to get from Samara to Saratov by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Samara to Saratov 1 P D

$13 - $28

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Rideshare  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Samara to Saratov 261.8 miles

$10

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Samara to Saratov 720

$9 - $35

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Samara to Saratov 261.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Kurumoch (KUF) to Saratov (RTW) KUF - RTW

$106 - $284

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The cheapest way to get from Samara to Saratov is to rideshare which costs RUB 635 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Samara to Saratov is to drive which costs RUB 1600 - RUB 2500 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Samara and arriving at Saratov. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Samara and arriving at Saratov 1 P. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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The distance between Samara and Saratov is 336 km. The road distance is 418.8 km.

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The best way to get from Samara to Saratov without a car is to train which takes 7 h 32 min and costs RUB 850 - RUB 1900.

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The train from Samara to Saratov 1 P takes 7 h 32 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Samara to Saratov bus services, operated by Saratov Bus Terminal, depart from Samara station.

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Samara to Saratov train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Samara station.

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The best way to get from Samara to Saratov is to train which takes 7 h 32 min and costs RUB 850 - RUB 1900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 600 - RUB 2100 and takes 10 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 19000 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Samara to Saratov.
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  • Distance: 210.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

What companies run services between Samara, Russia and Saratov, Russia?

Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Samara to Saratov every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $28 and the journey takes 7 h 32 min. Alternatively, Saratov Bus Terminal operates a bus from Samara to Saratov once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 10 h 40 min. Avazar Bus also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Kurumoch to Saratov via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Kurumoch to Saratov via Pulkovo, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Kurumoch to Saratov via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Kurumoch to Saratov via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Samara to Saratov 1 P
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$13 - $20
2nd Class (Kupé)
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Saratov Bus Terminal
Phone
(8452) 24-62-02
Email
saravtovokzal@mail.ru
Website
avv64.ru
Bus from Samara to Saratov
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avv64.ru
Avazar Bus
Website
avazar-bus.am
Bus from Samara to Saratov
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
avazar-bus.am
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Samara to Saratov
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Kurumoch Airport to Saratov Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Samara to Saratov bus services, operated by Saratov Bus Terminal, arrive at Saratov station.

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Samara to Saratov train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Saratov 1 P station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Samara to Saratov is 419 km. It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to drive from Samara to Saratov.

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Nordwind Airlines, Pegas Fly, S7 Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Kurumoch Airport to Saratov Airport.

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There are 288+ hotels available in Saratov. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Samara and Saratov. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Samara to Kurumoch Airport is to bus which takes 1 h and costs RUB 23.

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