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

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Fly  •  6 h 10 min

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

$205 - $707

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Train  •  3 days 15 h

  1. Take the train from Ekaterinburg Pass. to Darkhan 004З
  2. Take the train from Darkhan to Irkutsk Passajirskij 004З

$462 - $570

Bus, train  •  4 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Yekaterinburg to Astana
  2. Take the bus from Astana to Barnaul
  3. Take the bus from Barnaul to Novosibirsk
  4. Take the train from Novosibirsk to Darkhan
  5. Take the train from Darkhan to Irkutsk Passajirskij

$349 - $468

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk 2116.6 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk is to drive which costs RUB 13000 - RUB 20000 and takes 2 days 0 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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No, there is no direct train from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk. However, there are services departing from Ekaterinburg Pass. and arriving at Irkutsk Passajirskij via Darkhan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 15 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 3 days 15 h and costs RUB 30000 - RUB 38000.

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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, 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 30000 - RUB 38000 and takes 3 days 15 h.

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The quickest flight from Ekaterinburg 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 5:29 PM in Yekaterinburg and 8:29 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, you can take a train from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk via Darkhan in around 3 days 15 h.

Airlines
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from Ekaterinburg to Irkutsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Ekaterinburg Pass. to Darkhan
Ave. Duration
2 days 19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$400 - $490
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Darkhan to Irkutsk Passajirskij
Ave. Duration
18 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Novosibirsk to Darkhan
Ave. Duration
47 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$230 - $300
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Yekaterinburg to Astana
Ave. Duration
22 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Astana to Barnaul
Ave. Duration
21 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Barnaul to Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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