There are 4 ways to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Samara (KUF) to Koltsovo (SVX) KUF - SVX

$61 - $231

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Bus  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Samara to Ufa South Bus 660
  2. Take the bus from Ufa to Yekaterinburg 839

$21 - $34

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Train  •  28 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Samara to Ekaterinburg Pass. D

$27 - $70

Drive  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Samara to Yekaterinburg 621.1 miles

$60 - $90

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No, there is no direct bus from Samara to Yekaterinburg. However, there are services departing from Samara and arriving at Yekaterinburg via Ufa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Samara and arriving at Ekaterinburg Pass.. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 28 h 49 min.

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The distance between Samara and Yekaterinburg is 780 km. The road distance is 993.7 km.

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The best way to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg, including transfers.

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Samara to Yekaterinburg bus services, operated by Ufa Regional Transportation, depart from Samara station.

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

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The best way to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 53 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 28 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Samara Airport to Koltsovo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Samara to Yekaterinburg bus services, operated by Ufa Regional Transportation, arrive at Yekaterinburg station.

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Map of how to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg.
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  • Distance: 487.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

Yamal Airlines and UTair Aviation fly from Samara to Yekaterinburg twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Samara to Yekaterinburg via Ufa South and Ufa in around 16 h 53 min.

Airlines
Yamal Airlines
Website
yamal.aero
Flights from Samara to Koltsovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Samara to Koltsovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Samara to Ekaterinburg Pass.
Ave. Duration
28 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$27 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Ufa Regional Transportation
Website
rb7.ru
Bus from Samara to Ufa South
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
rb7.ru
Bus from Ufa to Yekaterinburg
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
rb7.ru

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Yekaterinburg is 1 h ahead of Samara. It is currently 4:10 AM in Samara and 5:10 AM in Yekaterinburg.

Samara to Yekaterinburg train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Ekaterinburg Pass. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Samara to Yekaterinburg is 994 km. It takes approximately 13 h 57 min to drive from Samara to Yekaterinburg.

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Yamal Airlines and UTair Aviation offer flights from Samara Airport to Koltsovo Airport.

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There are 1866+ hotels available in Yekaterinburg. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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

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