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There are 3 ways to get from Samarqand to Dushanbe by train, night train or car

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Train  •  15h 15m

  1. Take the train from Samarkand to Termez 004Ф/003Ф / ...
  2. Take the train from Termez to Dushanbe 330Ч

$49 - $60

2 alternative options

Night train, train  •  23h 9m

  1. Take the night train from Samarkand to Karschi AVE
  2. Take the train from Qarshi to Dushanbe 330Ч

$75 - $96

Drive  •  5h 59m

  1. Drive from Samarqand to Dushanbe 255.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Samarqand to Dushanbe is to train which costs $45 - $60 and takes 15h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Samarqand to Dushanbe is to train which costs $45 - $60 and takes 15h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Samarqand to Dushanbe. However, there are services departing from Samarkand and arriving at Dushanbe via Termez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 15m.

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The distance between Samarqand and Dushanbe is 200 km. The road distance is 409.5 km.

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The best way to get from Samarqand to Dushanbe without a car is to train which takes 15h 15m and costs $45 - $60.

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It takes approximately 15h 15m to get from Samarqand to Dushanbe, including transfers.

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Samarqand to Dushanbe train services, operated by Uzbek Railways, depart from Samarkand station.

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Samarqand to Dushanbe train services, operated by Russian Railways, arrive at Dushanbe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Samarqand to Dushanbe is 409 km. It takes approximately 5h 59m to drive from Samarqand to Dushanbe.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Dushanbe. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Samarqand to Dushanbe.
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  • Distance: 125.2 miles
  • Duration: 15h 15m

What companies run services between Samarqand, Uzbekistan and Dushanbe, Tajikistan?

You can take a train from Samarqand to Dushanbe via Termez in around 15h 15m.

Train operators
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Samarkand to Termez
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Book at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Night train from Samarkand to Karschi
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $16
Schedules at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Book at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Termez to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Qarshi to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
19h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
pass.rzd.ru

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