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There are 7 ways to get from Samarqand to Iran by plane, train or bus

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 to Tehran Imam Khomeini  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Samarkand (SKD) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) SKD - IKA

$237 - $498

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Samarkand to Volgograd
  2. Take the bus from Volgograd to Yerevan
  3. Take the bus from Kilikia bus station to Tehrān

$146 - $194

5 alternative options

Fly to Shiraz  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Samarkand (SKD) to Shiraz (SYZ) SKD - SYZ

$245 - $557

Fly to Tabriz  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Samarkand (SKD) to Tabriz (TBZ) SKD - TBZ

$326 - $1,108

Train, bus via Pyatigorsk  •  4 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Samarkand to Aksaraiskaia
  2. Take the train from Aksaraiskaia to Astrachan D
  3. Take the bus from Astrakhan to Elista
  4. Take the bus from Elista to Pyatigorsk 389 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Pyatigorsk to Yerevan
  6. Take the bus from Kilikia bus station to Tehrān

$168 - $214

Train, bus #2  •  4 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Samarkand to Karschi
  2. Take the train from Qarshi to Volgograd-1
  3. Take the train from Volgograd to Piatigorsk D
  4. Take the bus from Pyatigorsk to Yerevan
  5. Take the bus from Kilikia bus station to Tehrān

$241 - $509

Train, bus via Baku-Pass  •  5 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Samarkand to Aksaraiskaia
  2. Take the train from Aksaraiskaia to Baku-Pass D
  3. Take the train from Baku to Tbilisi station 38
  4. Take the train from Tbilisi to Yerevan 201 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Kilikia bus station to Tabriz
  6. Take the train from Tabriz to Tehran station 489

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The cheapest way to get from Samarqand to Iran is to train and bus which costs $140 - $200 and takes 4 days 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Samarqand to Iran is to fly which costs $240 - $600 and takes 10 h 6 min.

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The distance between Samarqand and Iran is 1458 km.

The best way to get from Samarqand to Iran without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 days 9 h and costs $160 - $220.

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It takes approximately 11 h 33 min to get from Samarqand to Iran, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Samarkand Airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Iran is 1 h 30 min behind Samarqand. It is currently 2:15 AM in Samarqand and 12:45 AM in Iran.

Mahan Air, AtlasGlobal, Air Arabia and two other airlines offer flights from Samarkand Airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport.

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The best way to get from Samarqand to Samarkand Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Samarqand to Iran.
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  • Distance: 911.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 33 min

What companies run services between Samarqand, Uzbekistan and Iran?

Turkish Airlines, Uzbekistan and four other airlines fly from Samarqand to Tehrān twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Samarkand to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Samarkand to Shiraz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Samarkand to Tabriz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Samarkand to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Tashkent, Sharjah
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Flights from Samarkand to Shiraz via Tashkent, Sharjah
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Samarkand to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Tashkent, Dubai
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $490
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Samarkand to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Train operators
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Samarkand to Aksaraiskaia
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Book at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Train from Samarkand to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
2 days 13 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Book at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Train from Samarkand to Karschi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $16
Schedules at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Book at
eticket.uzrailway.uz
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Aksaraiskaia to Astrachan
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$8 - $13
2nd Class (Kupé)
$9 - $14
Train from Volgograd to Piatigorsk
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$20 - $30
2nd Class (Kupé)
$30 - $50
Train from Aksaraiskaia to Baku-Pass
Ave. Duration
23 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Qarshi to Volgograd-1
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Baku to Tbilisi station
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
Book at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$6 - $14
2nd class (coupe)
$8 - $20
1st class
$35
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Tbilisi to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$16 - $17
Extra Comfort Compartment
$28 - $30
Compartment car
$24 - $26
Sleeping car
$41 - $44
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Phone
021- 55122417
Email
info@raja.ir
Website
raja.ir
Train from Tabriz to Tehran station
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
raja.ir
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Astrakhan to Elista
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Elista to Pyatigorsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Pyatigorsk to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
bus
Bus from Kilikia bus station to Tehrān
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$52
Bus from Kilikia bus station to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Avazar Bus
Website
avazar-bus.am
Bus from Volgograd to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
25 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
avazar-bus.am

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