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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 46 min

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

$61 - $231

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 55 min

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

$21 - $37

3 alternative options

Train via Kamensk-Uralskij  •  24 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Samara to Kamensk-Uralskij
  2. Take the train from Kamensk-Uralskij to Ekaterinburg Pass. Express / ...

$33 - $75

Train  •  47 h 46 min

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

$25 - $65

Drive  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Samara to Yekaterinburg 621.1 miles

$60 - $90

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 55 min.

Airlines
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Samara to Ekaterinburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Samara to Ekaterinburg via Ufa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Yamal Airlines
Website
yamal.aero
Flights from Samara to Ekaterinburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Samara to Kamensk-Uralskij
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$23 - $35
2nd Class (Kupé)
$35 - $60
Train from Kamensk-Uralskij to Ekaterinburg Pass.
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$9 - $15
2nd Class (Kupé)
$11 - $17
Train from Samara to Ekaterinburg Pass.
Ave. Duration
47 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$25 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Ufa Regional Transportation
Website
rb7.ru
Bus from Samara to Ufa South
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
rb7.ru
Bus from Ufa to Yekaterinburg
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
rb7.ru

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Samara to Yekaterinburg?

The distance between Samara and Yekaterinburg is 780 km. The road distance is 994 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg?

The cheapest way to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg is to bus which costs RUB 1300 - RUB 2300 and takes 16 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg?

The quickest way to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs RUB 3700 - RUB 15000.

Is there a direct train between Samara and Yekaterinburg?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Samara and arriving at Ekaterinburg Pass.. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 h 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between Samara and Yekaterinburg?

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 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg?

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Samara to Yekaterinburg, including transfers.