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

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Train Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)  •  7 h 50 min

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

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Taschkent Pass Zentr to Chimkent

$7 - $11

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Tashkent to Shymkent 78 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tashkent to Shymkent is to train which costs $7 - $11 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tashkent to Shymkent is to train which costs $10 - $15 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Tashkent and Shymkent is 113 km. The road distance is 124.8 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Tashkent to Shymkent, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taschkent Pass Zentr and arriving at Chimkent. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

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

You can take a train from Tashkent to Shymkent via Sary-Agatsh in around 7 h 50 min.

Train operators
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Taschkent Pass Zentr to Sary-Agatsh
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Book at
railway.uz
Train from Taschkent Pass Zentr to Chimkent
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Book at
railway.uz
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Sary-Agatsh to Chimkent
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
railways.kz

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