There are 6 ways to get from Sochi to Nal’chik by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Sochi to Mineralnie Wodi
  2. Take the bus from Mineralnye Vody to Nalchik

$19 - $39

5 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Sochi to Mineralnie Wodi
  2. Take the train from Mineral'nye Vody to Nal'chik

$26 - $53

Bus  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Sochi to Stavropol, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Stavropol, Bus Station to Nalchik

$25 - $40

Drive  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Sochi to Nal’chik 406.2 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Nalchik  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Sochi (AER) to Nalchik (NAL) AER - NAL

$117 - $344

Fly to Mineralnye Vody, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Sochi (AER) to Mineralnye Vody (MRV) AER - MRV
  2. Take the bus from Mineral'nye Vody to Nalchik

$65 - $236

What companies run services between Sochi, Russia and Nal’chik, Russia?

You can take a train from Sochi to Nal’chik via Mineralnie Wodi and Mineral'nye Vody in around 14 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sochi to Nal’chik via Stavropol, Bus Station in around 17 h 58 min.

Airlines
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Sochi to Nalchik via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Sochi to Nalchik via Kaluga, Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Sochi to Nalchik via Istanbul, Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sochi to Mineralnye Vody
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Sochi to Nalchik via Perm, Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Sochi to Mineralnie Wodi
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $23
2nd Class (Kupé)
$23 - $35
Train from Mineral'nye Vody to Nal'chik
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$10 - $16
2nd Class (Kupé)
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Spline Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Email
mrtrans@bk.ru
Website
spline-trans.ru
Bus from Mineralnye Vody to Nalchik
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
spline-trans.ru
Stav Bilet
Website
stavbilet26.ru
Bus from Sochi to Stavropol, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
stavbilet26.ru
Book at
stavbilet26.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Stavropol, Bus Station to Nalchik
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Mineral'nye Vody to Nalchik
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sochi to Nal’chik?

The distance between Sochi and Nal’chik is 314 km. The road distance is 650 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sochi to Nal’chik?

The cheapest way to get from Sochi to Nal’chik is to train and bus which costs RUB 1100 - RUB 2400 and takes 13 h 36 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sochi to Nal’chik?

The quickest way to get from Sochi to Nal’chik is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 1 min and costs RUB 3900 - RUB 15000.

Is there a direct train between Sochi and Nal’chik?

No, there is no direct train from Sochi to Nal’chik. However, there are services departing from Sochi and arriving at Nal'chik via Mineral'nye Vody. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 43 min.

Is there a direct bus between Sochi and Nal’chik?

No, there is no direct bus from Sochi to Nal’chik. However, there are services departing from Sochi and arriving at Nalchik via Stavropol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from Sochi to Nal’chik?

It takes approximately 13 h 36 min to get from Sochi to Nal’chik, including transfers.