Uzbekistan to Launch New International Bus Routes

Photo: Uzbekistan Ministry of Transport

Uzbekistan’s Transport Ministry has announced plans to launch ten new international bus routes during this year.

The new routes will connect Samarkand and Bukhara with Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek; Bukhara with Kazakhstan’s capital Astana; Samarkand, Bukhara and Shakhrisabz with Turkestan in Kazakhstan; Samarkand and Bukhara with in Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe, and Tashkent with Ufa and Krasnodar in Russia.

Uzbekistan currently runs 196 buses operated by 32 domestic and foreign companies,on 37 routes to Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

From January-April 2024, 173 thousand passengers travelled on international bus routes, 15% more than during the same period in 2023.

 

 

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