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There are 3 ways to get from Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey by train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Oskemen-1 to Semey


  1. Take a taxi from Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey


  1. Drive from Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey

Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey by train

The train journey time between Ust-Kamenogorsk and Semey is around 4h 43m and covers a distance of around 270 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 43m. Operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ), the Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey train service departs from Oskemen-1 and arrives in Semey. Typically eight trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
4h 43m
Fastest train time:
4h 43m
Train distance:
270 km
Trains per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
Last train departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey train schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kazakhstan

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Kazakhstan. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Kazakhstan.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Domestic travel is restricted within Kazakhstan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Kazakhstan, starting April 27.

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Kazakhstan relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Kazakhstan, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: October 14 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey is to train which costs $3 - $9 and takes 4h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey is to taxi which takes 2h 44m and costs $29 - $35.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oskemen-1 and arriving at Semey. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 43m.

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The distance between Ust-Kamenogorsk and Semey is 174 km. The road distance is 216.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey without a car is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs $3 - $9.

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The train from Oskemen-1 to Semey takes 4h 43m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey train services, operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ), depart from Oskemen-1 station.

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Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey train services, operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ), arrive at Semey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey is 217 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey.

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  • Distance: 174 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan and Semey, Kazakhstan?

Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ) operates a train from Oskemen-1 to Semey once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $9 and the journey takes 4h 43m.

Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Train from Oskemen-1 to Semey
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
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Second Class (coupe)
$5 - $9
First Class (Lux)
$8 - $14
Third Class (Platzkart or Seating class)
$3 - $5
Other operators
Taxi from Ust-Kamenogorsk to Semey
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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