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There are 2 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Karakorum by plane, taxi or car

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Fly to Ulan Bator, taxi  •  21h 1m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ulan Bator (ULN) SYD - ULN
  2. Take a taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum

$829 - $1,572

1 alternative option

Fly to Uliastai, drive  •  2 days 15h

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Uliastai (ULZ) SYD - ULZ
  2. Drive from Uliastai to Karakorum

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Karakorum is to fly and taxi, which costs $1,000 - $2,000 and takes 21h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Karakorum is to fly and taxi which costs $1,000 - $2,000 and takes 21h 1m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Karakorum is 10231 km.

It takes approximately 21h 1m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Karakorum, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Ulan Bator Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 45m and has one stopover.

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Cathay Pacific, Air China, MIAT and Korean Air offer flights from Sydney Airport to Ulan Bator Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Karakorum. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Karakorum.
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  • Distance: 10230.7 km
  • Duration: 21h 1m

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Karakorum, Mongolia?

There is no direct connection from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Karakorum. However, you can fly to Ulan Bator then take the taxi to Karakorum. Alternatively, you can fly to Uliastai then take the drive to Karakorum.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Sydney to Ulan Bator via Incheon
Ave. Duration
18h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Sydney to Ulan Bator via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Sydney to Ulan Bator via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
MIAT
Website
miat.com
Flights from Sydney to Ulan Bator via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Hunnu Air LLC
Website
hunnuair.com
Flights from Sydney to Uliastai via Guangzhou Baiyun, Ulan Bator, Altai
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Other operators
Taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Ulaanbaatar Taxi
Phone
1900-1991
Website
facebook.com

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