Train route 838Х Turkestan — Shymkent

Annual schedule
Route on 23 July
StationArrivalStayDepartureKmTravel time
Turkestan20:300 km
Shoitobe20:412 m20:439 km11 m
Kunshagyr20:522 m20:5417 km22 m
Utrabat21:052 m21:0728 km35 m
Uzynkuduk21:151 m21:1637 km45 m
Akshokat21:232 m21:2545 km53 m
Timur21:342 m21:3654 km1 h 4 m
o.p. №3721:472 m21:4965 km1 h 17 m
Karakonyr22:022 m22:0482 km1 h 32 m
Kostuin22:131 m22:1491 km1 h 43 m
Akdala22:2322 m22:4599 km1 h 53 m
Arys-223:0030 m23:30111 km2 h 30 m
Parkovyy23:371 m23:38114 km3 h 7 m
Aknan20:481 m20:49125 km3 h 18 m
23:531 m23:54126 km3 h 23 m
Kalash00:024 m00:06136 km3 h 32 m
Badam00:234 m00:27154 km3 h 53 m
Kokbulak00:381 m00:39164 km4 h 8 m
Igilik00:464 m00:50172 km4 h 16 m
Shymkent01:09188 km4 h 39 m

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Any railway ticket purchased with can be cancelled and refunded. This will be in accordance with Russian Railway rules.Tickets can be returned on our website or at the ticket office of any railway station in Russia. For this you will need to provide your ID (passport) and electronic ticket numberIf you paid for your ticket by credit or debit card, the amount will automatically be refunded to your card. In all other cases you will receive your refund in cash at the ticket office.Returning your ticket is subject to a cancellation fee. It means that any service fees will not be refunded and you will also incur a cancellation fee.The refund depends on the amount and method of payment. For each returned ticket, there is approximately 500rub lost.Please note, when returning a ticket within 8 hours after departure, cancellation charges are significantly higher.

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Purchasing electronic railway ticket with is a modern and fast way to plan your railway journey.When you buy an electronic ticket with your seat is allocated instantly.Before boarding you have two options: online registration (on selected trains only); obtain your ticket at the station.Electronic registration (online check‑in) is available on selected trains. In order to save time, we advise you to use the electronic registration system. You will get access to this option after payment is confirmed. In order to board the train you will need to have your ID (passport) with you.You can print your ticket any time before departure at any self‑service terminal or ticket office. Please, be ready to enter your ID (passport) and 14‑digit electronic ticket number, which you will receive by SMS after payment is authorized.

Is information provided on the website up‑to‑date?

Definitely yes. We use the same data (System Control «Express‑3») as the ticket offices at railways stations.
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Cost of tickets for trains on the foute Turkestan — Shymkent on average is 530 roubles.

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