Travel from Ulan-Bator to Almaty

Train or fly from Ulan Bator to Almaty?

Air China, Hainan and 7 other airlines fly from Ulan Bator to Almaty 3 times a day. Alternatively, Russian Railways operates a train from Ulan Bator to Almaty once a week. Tickets cost $450 - $600 and the journey takes 2 days 12 h. 2 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Ulan Bator to Almaty

From Ulan Bator drive to Ulan Bator airport, fly to Almaty airport, then line 92 bus to Almaty. 10 h 23 min $541. From Ulaanbaatar train to Omsk, train to Petropavlovsk, then train to Almaty 2. 3 days 17 h $555. From Ulaanbaatar train to Krasnojarsk Pass, taxi to Krasnoyarsk, bus to Bishkek, drive to Otar, train to Alma-Ata 1, then train to Almaty 2. 4 days 9 h. From Ulan-Bator train to Novosibirsk(RUS) then train to Almaty 2. 5 days 22 h $177. From Ulan Bator drive to Almaty. 40 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Ulan Bator to Almaty?

It takes approximately 10 h 23 min to get from Ulan Bator to Almaty.
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    Ulan Bator to Almaty:

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      1 Fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $234 - $883
      • Duration: 10 h 23 min
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      2 Train Russian Railways
      • One-Way approx: USD $489 - $623
      • Duration: 3 days 17 h
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      • Duration: 4 days 9 h
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      4 Train Mongolian Railways (MTZ)
      • One-Way approx: USD $132 - $223
      • Duration: 5 days 22 h
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      • Duration: 40 h 10 min
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