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There are 4 ways to get from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk by plane, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Koltsovo (SVX) to Irkutsk (IKT) SVX - IKT

$205 - $707

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Train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Ekaterinburg Pass. to Irkutsk Passajirskij D

$50 - $150

2 alternative options

Night train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the night train from Ekaterinburg Pass. to Irkutsk Passajirskij D

$50 - $150

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk 2116.6 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk is to train which costs RUB 3500 - RUB 10000 and takes 2 days 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk is to fly which costs RUB 13000 - RUB 47000 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ekaterinburg Pass. and arriving at Irkutsk Passajirskij. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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The distance between Yekaterinburg and Irkutsk is 2810 km. The road distance is 3386.5 km.

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The best way to get from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk without a car is to train which takes 2 days 5 h and costs RUB 3500 - RUB 10000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs RUB 13000 - RUB 47000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 3500 - RUB 10000 and takes 2 days 5 h.

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The quickest flight from Koltsovo Airport to Irkutsk Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 55 min.

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Irkutsk is 3 h ahead of Yekaterinburg. It is currently 5:54 PM in Yekaterinburg and 8:54 PM in Irkutsk.

Map of how to get from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk.
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  • Distance: 1756.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

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

Ural Airlines flies from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk 3 times a week. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $150 and the journey takes 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from Koltsovo to Irkutsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Ekaterinburg Pass. to Irkutsk Passajirskij
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$50 - $80
2nd Class (Kupé)
$100 - $150

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk is 3387 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0 h to drive from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk.

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Ural Airlines offers flights from Koltsovo Airport to Irkutsk Airport.

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There are 473+ hotels available in Irkutsk. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Yekaterinburg to Koltsovo Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 1 h 1 min and costs RUB 28.

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