Travelling to Kazakhstan
Wondering how to get to Kazakhstan - on a plane, a train or a bus? Pros and cons of each travel means, as well as some useful links for ticket booking are given below.
If you are planning to travel to Kazakhstan, the most convenient way of travel is taking a flight. All major cities of Kazakhstan have airports; however international flights are conducted mainly in Astana and Almaty, and a few other cities such as Karaganda, Atyrau, Shymkent, etc. International flights are conducted by Air Astana and Scat airlines, as well as by 23 foreign airline companies.
Flight schedules, prices etc. can be found through links provided at the bottom of this webpage.
On a train
Interstate trains operate between neighbouring countries of Kazakhstan, such as Russian, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, etc. Train ticket prices might be cheaper than flight tickets; however, since the territory of Kazakhstan is vast, travel on trains might take too long, causing some inconveniences.
Train schedules, routs and ticket prices can be found through links provided at the bottom of this webpage.
Interstate buses also operate from some cities of neighbouring countries, including many Russian cities (Barnaul, Omsk, etc.), Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, etc. Please check the information about bus trips, schedules and tickets prices at the local bus stations in Kazakhstan.
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