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There are 3 ways to get from Shymkent to Tashkent by train or car

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Train via Sary-Agatsh  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Chimkent to Sary-Agatsh Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Sary-Agatsh to Taschkent Pass Zentr

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Chimkent to Taschkent Pass Zentr

$10 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Shymkent to Tashkent 77.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Shymkent to Tashkent is to train which costs $10 - $14 and takes 7 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shymkent to Tashkent is to train which costs $10 - $15 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chimkent and arriving at Taschkent Pass Zentr. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Shymkent and Tashkent is 113 km. The road distance is 123.5 km.

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The best way to get from Shymkent to Tashkent without a car is to train which takes 7 h 5 min and costs $10 - $15.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Shymkent to Tashkent, including transfers.

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Shymkent to Tashkent train services, operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ), depart from Chimkent station.

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Tashkent is 1 h behind Shymkent. It is currently 5:24 AM in Shymkent and 4:24 AM in Tashkent.

Shymkent to Tashkent train services, operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ), arrive at Taschkent Pass Zentr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shymkent to Tashkent is 124 km. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Shymkent to Tashkent.

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  • Distance: 70.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between Shymkent, Kazakhstan and Tashkent, Uzbekistan?

You can take a train from Shymkent to Tashkent via Sary-Agatsh in around 7 h 5 min.

Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Chimkent to Sary-Agatsh
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
railways.kz
Train from Sary-Agatsh to Taschkent Pass Zentr
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
railways.kz
Train from Chimkent to Taschkent Pass Zentr
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
railways.kz

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