How to get from Shymkent to Taraz, Kazakhstan

Shymkent, Kazakhstan
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Marshrutkas / minibuses from Shymkent to Turkestan (Туркiстан) leave from the bus terminal next to the Bekzhan Market (or former market) and the massive Tsentralnaya Mosque at Map Location: 42.350153, 69.529224 . To get to the bus terminal take Marshrutka 47 or Bus 12 going north on Tamerlanovshoe Street for 70 tenge.

It's about a two hour ride to Taraz and costs 1200 tenge. The minibuses leave when they are full and start loading at about 07:00 every morning.

In Taraz, the minibus will stop at the bus stop at Map Location: 42.899026, 71.328578 .

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