Bus

Take the Bishkek Vokzal bus at the Zapadnyi Avtovokzal station .

The journey takes approximately 5 h The travel distance is 233 km.

Carrier is Bishkek Vokzal.

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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 Алматы.


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Train

Take the train Bischkek 1 at the station Kyrgyz Railway.

The journey takes approximately 13 h 21 m. Ticket price is about €30 The travel distance is 542 km.

Carrier is Kyrgyz Railway.

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Get off at the Shamalgan.
Take the train Tschemolgan at the station Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ).

The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 m. The travel distance is 35 km.

Carrier is Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ).

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Get off at the Almaty 2.


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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 3 h 3 m. The travel distance is 238 km.

Get off at the Алматы.


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Plane

Take the Bishkek Public Transport bus at the Zavodskaya station .

The journey takes approximately 1 h The travel distance is 37 km.

Carrier is Bishkek Public Transport.

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Get off at the Bishkek Airport.
Fly out to Manas (FRU) of the Almaty (ALA) airport.

The journey takes approximately 50 m. Ticket price is about €55

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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Private Transfer

Take the transport at the Bishkek station.

The journey takes approximately 3 h 3 m. The travel distance is 238 km.

Carrier is Bex.

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Get off at the Алматы.


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The cheapest way to travel from Bishkek to Almaty is by taking a Bus with an average price of €9. The journey takes approximately 5 ч. 7 мин.

Drive is the fastest way to travel from Bishkek to Almaty. Tickets cost €9. The journey takes approximately 3 ч. 3 мин.

Bishkek is approximately 238 km away from Almaty. The trip by car takes 3 h 3 m.

The average journey time by car between Bishkek and Almaty is 3 h 3 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.