Plane

Take the Almaty Public Transport bus at the Aerovokzal station .

The journey takes approximately 53 m. The travel distance is 35 km.

Carrier is Almaty Public Transport.

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Get off at the Almaty Airport.
Fly out to Almaty (ALA) of the Shimkent (CIT) airport.

The journey takes approximately 1 h Ticket price is about €30

Carrier is SCAT.

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Get off at the Shimkent (CIT).
Take the taxi at the Shimkent (CIT).

The journey takes approximately 13 m. Ticket price is about €2 The travel distance is 14 km.

Carrier is Yandex Taxi.

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Get off at the Shymkent.


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Train

Take the train Almaty 2 at the station Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ).

The journey takes approximately 11 h 2 m. Ticket price is about €13 The travel distance is 747 km.

Carrier is Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ).

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Get off at the Shymkent.


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Bus

Take the taxi at the Almaty.

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

Carrier is Yandex Taxi.

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Take the Sayran bus station bus at the Almaty Sayran Bus Station station .

The journey takes approximately 11 h The travel distance is 667 km.

Carrier is Sayran bus station.

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Get off at the Shymkent Bus Station.


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Train

Take the train Almaty 2 at the station Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ).

The journey takes approximately 1 h 9 m. The travel distance is 21 km.

Carrier is Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ).

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Get off at the Jeti-su.
Take the train Jeti-su at the station Uzbek Railways.

The journey takes approximately 18 h 7 m. Ticket price is about €13 The travel distance is 750 km.

Carrier is Uzbek Railways.

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Get off at the Shymkent.


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Taxi

Take the taxi at the Almaty.

The journey takes approximately 9 h 24 m. Ticket price is about €75 The travel distance is 673 km.

Carrier is Yandex Taxi.

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Get off at the Shymkent.


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Drive

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The journey takes approximately 9 h 24 m. The travel distance is 673 km.

Get off at the Shymkent.


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The cheapest way to travel from Almaty to Shymkent is by taking a Bus with an average price of €10. The journey takes approximately 11 ч. 7 мин.

Plane is the fastest way to travel from Almaty to Shymkent. Tickets cost €32. The journey takes approximately 3 ч. 6 мин.

Almaty is approximately 673 km away from Shymkent. The trip by car takes 9 h 24 m.

Yes, there is a direct train from Almaty to Shymkent. The route is operated by Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ). Tickets cost about €13. The train trip will take 11 h 2 m.

The average journey time by car between Almaty and Shymkent is 9 h 24 m.