Plane

Take the taxi at the Karaganda.

The journey takes approximately 23 m. Ticket price is about €3 The travel distance is 24 km.

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Get off at the Karaganda (KGF).
Fly out to Karaganda (KGF) of the Almaty (ALA) airport.

The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 m. Ticket price is about €45

Carrier is Air Astana.

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Get off at the Almaty (ALA).
Take the Almaty Public Transport bus at the Almaty Airport station .

The journey takes approximately 52 m. The travel distance is 13 km.

Carrier is Almaty Public Transport.

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Get off at the Aerovokzal.


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Train

Take the train Karaganda Pass at the station Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ).

The journey takes approximately 11 h 31 m. Ticket price is about €19 The travel distance is 1072 km.

Carrier is Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ).

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Get off at the Almaty 2.


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Bus

Take the Nur-Sultan Saparzhai Bus Terminal bus at the Karagandy station .

The journey takes approximately 13 h 36 m. The travel distance is 998 km.

Carrier is Nur-Sultan Saparzhai Bus Terminal.

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Take the taxi at the Almaty Sayarn Bus Station.

The journey takes approximately 7 m. Ticket price is about €3 The travel distance is 6 km.

Carrier is Yandex Taxi.

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Get off at the Almaty.


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Drive

In a rental car. Check this site to see which rental company offers the best deal with discounts of up to 20%.

The journey takes approximately 14 h 21 m. The travel distance is 997 km.

Get off at the Almaty.


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The cheapest way to travel from Karaganda to Almaty is by taking a Bus with an average price of €17. The journey takes approximately 13 ч. 43 мин.

Plane is the fastest way to travel from Karaganda to Almaty. Tickets cost €49. The journey takes approximately 2 ч. 40 мин.

Karaganda is approximately 997 km away from Almaty. The trip by car takes 14 h 21 m.

Yes, there is a direct train from Karaganda to Almaty. The route is operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ). Tickets cost about €19. The train trip will take 11 h 31 m.

The average journey time by car between Karaganda and Almaty is 14 h 21 m.

What to Do in Almaty

Almaty

Kazakhstan is a vast country with an abundance of natural wonders. Here are eight must-see destinations in Kazakhstan:
1. Almaty  – the capital and largest city of Kazakhstan, Almaty is home to world-renowned museums, galleries and landmarks such as the Palace of Peace, Independence Monument and Opera House. It's also a great place to explore its thriving nightlife scene.
2. Aksai Chuken National Park  – This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most stunning wildlands in Central Asia, boasting awe-inspiring landscapes of glaciers, pine forests and alpine meadows. Hike through the park's dense forests or take a horseback ride along its pristine trails. 3.