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There are 4 ways to get from Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ekaterinburg Pass. to Tscheljabinsk D

$11 - $24

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk 132.5 miles

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk 132.5 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk 132.5 miles

$13 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk is to rideshare which costs RUB 363 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk is to taxi which costs RUB 4800 - RUB 6000 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ekaterinburg Pass. and arriving at Tscheljabinsk. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Yekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk is 196 km. The road distance is 212 km.

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The best way to get from Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk without a car is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs RUB 750 - RUB 1600.

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The train from Ekaterinburg Pass. to Tscheljabinsk takes 4 h 58 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Ekaterinburg Pass. station.

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Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Tscheljabinsk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk is 212 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk.

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There are 376+ hotels available in Chelyabinsk. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk.
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  • Distance: 122.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Yekaterinburg, Russia and Chelyabinsk, Russia?

Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 58 min.

Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Ekaterinburg Pass. to Tscheljabinsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $18
2nd Class (Kupé)
$15 - $24
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Yekaterinburg to Chelyabinsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Taksi Tri Desyatki
Phone
+7 343 310-10-10
Website
3101010.ru
SKY Taxi
Phone
+7 343 238-88-88
Website
taxisky.ru

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Yekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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