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There are 5 ways to get from Sochi to Vladikavkaz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  18 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Sochi to Vladikavkaz

$18 - $45

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Bus  •  23 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Sochi to Gudauri Sochi
  2. Take the bus from Gudauri to Vladikavkaz Sochi

$50 - $71

Drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Sochi to Vladikavkaz 462.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Beslan  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Sochi (AER) to Beslan (OGZ) AER - OGZ

$189 - $403

Fly to Mineralnye Vody, train  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Sochi (AER) to Mineralnye Vody (MRV) AER - MRV
  2. Take the train from Mineralnie Wodi to Vladikavkaz

$73 - $249

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The cheapest way to get from Sochi to Vladikavkaz is to train which costs RUB 1100 - RUB 2800 and takes 18 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sochi to Vladikavkaz is to fly which costs RUB 12000 - RUB 27000 and takes 8 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sochi to Vladikavkaz. However, there are services departing from Sochi and arriving at Vladikavkaz via Gudauri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sochi and arriving at Vladikavkaz. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 23 min.

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The distance between Sochi and Vladikavkaz is 405 km. The road distance is 739.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sochi to Vladikavkaz without a car is to train which takes 18 h 23 min and costs RUB 1100 - RUB 2800.

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The train from Sochi to Vladikavkaz takes 18 h 23 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Sochi to Vladikavkaz bus services, operated by Hayreniq Tour, depart from Sochi station.

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Sochi to Vladikavkaz train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Sochi station.

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The best way to get from Sochi to Vladikavkaz is to train which takes 18 h 23 min and costs RUB 1100 - RUB 2800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 3200 - RUB 4700 and takes 23 h 48 min, you could also fly, which costs RUB 12000 - RUB 27000 and takes 8 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Sochi to Vladikavkaz.
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  • Distance: 252.9 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 23 min

What companies run services between Sochi, Russia and Vladikavkaz, Russia?

Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Sochi to Vladikavkaz 4 times a week. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 18 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sochi to Vladikavkaz via Gudauri in around 23 h 48 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sochi to Beslan via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Sochi to Beslan via Pulkovo, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Sochi to Beslan via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Sochi to Beslan via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Sochi to Mineralnye Vody
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Sochi to Beslan via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Sochi to Vladikavkaz
Ave. Duration
18 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$18 - $27
2nd Class (Kupé)
$28 - $45
Train from Mineralnie Wodi to Vladikavkaz
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Kupé)
$14 - $22
Bus operators
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Sochi to Gudauri
Ave. Duration
20 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Gudauri to Vladikavkaz
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru

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There is no direct flight from Sochi Airport to Beslan Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Sochi to Vladikavkaz bus services, operated by Hayreniq Tour, arrive at Vladikavkaz station.

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Sochi to Vladikavkaz train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Vladikavkaz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sochi to Vladikavkaz is 740 km. It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to drive from Sochi to Vladikavkaz.

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Nordwind Airlines, Pobeda Airlines LLC, UTair Aviation and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Sochi Airport to Beslan Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Vladikavkaz. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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