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There are 4 ways to get from Volgograd to Makhachkala by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  17h 48m

  1. Take the train from Volgograd to Mahachkala D

RUB 1300 - RUB 3300

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Bus  •  18h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Volgograd to Makhachkala 267 / ...

RUB 1474 - RUB 2060

Drive  •  11h 48m

  1. Drive from Volgograd to Makhachkala 523.3 miles

RUB 3300 - RUB 4900

Fly  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Volgograd (VOG) to Makhachkala (MCX) VOG - MCX

RUB 7370 - RUB 25440

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The cheapest way to get from Volgograd to Makhachkala is to bus which costs RUB 1400 - RUB 2100 and takes 18h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Volgograd to Makhachkala is to fly which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 26000 and takes 8h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Volgograd and arriving at Mahachkala. Services depart twice a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17h 48m.

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The distance between Volgograd and Makhachkala is 679 km. The road distance is 837.3 km.

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The best way to get from Volgograd to Makhachkala without a car is to train which takes 17h 48m and costs RUB 1300 - RUB 3300.

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The train from Volgograd to Mahachkala takes 17h 48m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Volgograd to Makhachkala train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Volgograd station.

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The best way to get from Volgograd to Makhachkala is to train which takes 17h 48m and costs RUB 1300 - RUB 3300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 1400 - RUB 2100 and takes 18h 21m, you could also fly, which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 26000 and takes 8h 49m.

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There is no direct flight from Volgograd Airport to Makhachkala Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Volgograd to Makhachkala train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Mahachkala station.

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Map of how to get from Volgograd to Makhachkala.
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  • Distance: 424.6 miles
  • Duration: 17h 48m

What companies run services between Volgograd, Russia and Makhachkala, Russia?

Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Volgograd to Makhachkala twice a week. Tickets cost RUB 1300 - RUB 3300 and the journey takes 17h 48m. Alternatively, Vokzal Avto operates a bus from Volgograd to Makhachkala once daily. Tickets cost RUB 1300 - RUB 2000 and the journey takes 18h 14m.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Volgograd to Makhachkala via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RUB 7000 - RUB 25000
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Volgograd to Mahachkala
Ave. Duration
17h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RUB 1300 - RUB 3300
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
RUB 1300 - RUB 2000
2nd Class (Kupé)
RUB 2200 - RUB 3300
Bus operators
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Makhachkala
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RUB 1300 - RUB 2000
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru

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Yes, the driving distance between Volgograd to Makhachkala is 837 km. It takes approximately 11h 48m to drive from Volgograd to Makhachkala.

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Aeroflot Russian Airlines offers flights from Volgograd Airport to Makhachkala Airport.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Makhachkala. Prices start at RUB 1500 per night.

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The best way to get from Volgograd to Volgograd Airport is to train which takes 15m and costs RUB 40.

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