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There are 3 ways to get from Tomsk to Lake Baikal by plane, ferry, train, bus or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, Hydrofoil  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Tomsk (TOF) to Irkutsk (IKT) TOF - IKT
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Irkutsk embankment to Olkhon Pier

$154 - $408

Cheapest option

Train, Hydrofoil  •  40 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Tomsk 2 to Taiga
  2. Take the train from Taiga to Irkutsk Passajirskij D
  3. Take the Hydrofoil from Irkutsk embankment to Olkhon Pier

$104 - $160

1 alternative option

Bus, night train, Hydrofoil  •  43 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Tomsk to Novosibirsk
  2. Take the night train from Novosibirsk(RUS) to Irkutsk Passajirskij D
  3. Take the Hydrofoil from Irkutsk embankment to Olkhon Pier

$106 - $168

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tomsk to Lake Baikal is to train and Hydrofoil which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 11000 and takes 40 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tomsk to Lake Baikal is to fly and Hydrofoil which costs RUB 10000 - RUB 27000 and takes 18 h 20 min.

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The distance between Tomsk and Lake Baikal is 1470 km.

The best way to get from Tomsk to Lake Baikal without a car is to train and Hydrofoil which takes 40 h 8 min and costs RUB 6500 - RUB 11000.

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It takes approximately 18 h 20 min to get from Tomsk to Lake Baikal, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tomsk Airport to Irkutsk Airport. The quickest flight takes 15 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Lake Baikal is 1 h ahead of Tomsk. It is currently 10:51 PM in Tomsk and 11:51 PM in Lake Baikal.

IrAero and S7 Airlines offer flights from Tomsk Airport to Irkutsk Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Lake Baikal. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tomsk to Tomsk Airport is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs RUB 550 - RUB 650.

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Map of how to get from Tomsk to Lake Baikal.
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  • Distance: 918.6 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 20 min

What companies run services between Tomsk, Russia and Lake Baikal, Respublika Buryatiya, Russia?

There is no direct connection from Tomsk to Lake Baikal. However, you can take the taxi to Tomsk airport, fly to Irkutsk, take the drive to Irkutsk embankment, take the Hydrofoil to Olkhon Pier, then take the drive to Lake Baikal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tomsk to Lake Baikal via Taiga, Irkutsk Passajirskij, Irkutsk embankment, and Olkhon Pier in around 40 h 8 min.

Airlines
IrAero
Website
iraero.ru
Flights from Tomsk to Irkutsk via Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Tomsk to Irkutsk via Novosibirsk, Omsk
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Tomsk to Irkutsk via Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Tomsk 2 to Taiga
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$8 - $13
2nd Class (Kupé)
$9 - $14
Train from Taiga to Irkutsk Passajirskij
Ave. Duration
28 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$28 - $45
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $75
Night train from Novosibirsk(RUS) to Irkutsk Passajirskij
Ave. Duration
28 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$30 - $50
2nd Class (Kupé)
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Tomsk to Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ferry operators
Eastern-Siberian Inland Navigation Company
Phone
+73952287115
Email
mail@vsrp.ru
Website
vsrp.ru
Ferry from Irkutsk embankment to Olkhon Pier
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
vsrp.ru
Book at
vsrp.ru

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