Sharq Train

Uzbekistan’s classic train which runs between Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. Check the Sharq timetable and learn more about this train below.

Sharq Train 1st class 2nd class
Tashkent - Samarkand 09:06 12:25 Daily $25 $20
Tashkent - Samarkand 19:00 22:19 Daily $25 $20
Samarkand - Tashkent 08:28 12:25 Daily $25 $20
Samarkand - Tashkent 18:46 22:32 Daily $25 $20
Tashkent - Bukhara 09:06 15:07 Daily $30 $25
Tashkent - Bukhara 19:00 01:44+1 Daily $30 $25
Bukhara - Tashkent 05:37 12:25 Daily $30 $25
Bukhara - Tashkent 16:08 22:32 Daily $30 $25
Samarkand - Bukhara 12:40 15:07 Daily $25 $20
Samarkand - Bukhara 22:34 01:44+1 Daily $25 $20
Bukhara - Samarkand 05:37 08:10 Daily $25 $20
Bukhara - Samarkand 16:08 18:34 Daily $25 $20

Please arrive 15 min before departure to allow sufficient time for boarding.


Due to increased speed in recent years, the Sharq Train covers the distance between Tashkent and Samarkand in just 3.5 hours, and the journey from Samarkand to Bukhara in 2.5 hours. When buying a ticket for the Sharq Train, you can choose from a variety of compartment options offering various levels of comfort, from sleeper carriages and 1st class compartments to 2nd class economy cars, consisting of rows of comfortable seats.

Max speed: 140 km/h

Wagon Options:

  • 1 sleeper car (SV) with 18 bunks
  • 3 1st class carriages with 36 seats each (3-6 seats per compartment)
  • 5 2nd class carriages with 56 seats each
  • 1 dining car