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10.01.2017

Transport in Uzbekistan - buses, trains and taxis

Taxi in Uzbekistan

For tourists the most convenient way to travel around Uzbekistan is a taxi, and less convenient - train. It is good to find a companion. If you decide to take a taxi, make sure you arrange in advance for the cost of travel, the exact destination and in what currency you will pay.

Rent a car

There are no international rental firms such as Hertz, Avis, Budget

The cost of gasoline in Uzbekistan

  • 91 th 0,28 USD = 2 280 UZS
  • 95 th 0,31 USD = 2 505 UZS

How to get from the airport of Samarkand to the city

Samarkand Airport is located 5 km from the city (coordinates: 39.696059, 66.990950) when you exit you will be attacked with taxi drivers and very annoying. But if you are confident will pass about 200 meters from the airport towards the city, you come to the bus stop, where for 0,09 USD = 700 UZS you reach your desired street.

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Buses from the stop "Airport" in Samakade

Customs Passage in Uzbekistan

Be sure to make a declaration of all imported items such as photographic equipment, gold, silver, smart phones, computers, tablets. Do not forget to mention even such trifles as a wrist watch. From medicines bring only what you really need, we have examined the composition of the medical bag.

The amount of currency when leaving the country should not in any case exceed the specified by you at the entrance. Recalculate the currency in advance with special attention

Trains in Uzbekistan

The main directions from Tashkent - is a modern high-speed train "Afrosiyob" to Samarkand (runs every day), and train to Samarkandto through Bukhara and Nukus (near the Aral Sea)/

Trains are long: from Bukhara to Tashkent 12 hours, from Samarkand to Bukhara 5 hours (three hours by taxi).

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Train Tashkent-Samakard
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Trains destinations from Samakand
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Train schedule from Tashkent

Features buying a train ticket

Tickets for the main direction is better to buy at least for 3 days in advance. You can make payment by Sums and credit cards.

Examples of the cost of train tickets in Uzbekistan

Prices are based on early bookings (more than 3 days prior to departure of the train).

  • Samarkand - Bukhara, sedentary 4 USD = 32 000 UZS
  • Bukhara - Tashkent, compartment 9,7 USD = 78 000 UZS
  • Tashkent - Almaty, second-class 20,1 USD = 162 000 UZS

Trains photos and travel conditions

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Train Samakard - Bukhara
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Sedentary wagon of train Samakard Bukhara
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compartment Bukhara-Tashkent
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reserved seat train Tashkent - Almaty

City buses in Tashkent and Samakand

In Samarkand and Tashkent there are city buses. Bukhara is so small, that the old town you will walk quietly and on foot, but from the city to the train station you should take the minibus.

The buses in Tashkent comfortable, modern type. The fare 0,15 USD = 1 200 UZS The town also has branched metro, but to distant places of the city you have to take a bus. In Samarkand, buses are more like a big mini-bus, payment takes "boy-touted". The inscriptions on the buses in the Uzbek language, which creates difficulty in understanding

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Modern bus
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Inside the bus

Metro in Tashkent

Metropolitan was built in Soviet times, so some stations are very beautiful.

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Subway in Tashkent
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Tokens for the metro in Tashkent

Features and the fare on the subway

The fare 0,15 USD = 1 200 UZS Issued a tocken which should be put into the machine at the entrance to the subway. No weekend tickets and ticket for the day also is not.

To photograph is strictly prohibited, at the entrance they check the contents of bags and pass through a metal detector.   Pay special attention to the photographic equipment. When leaving the country Customs employees can check all your photos .

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