Ulaanbaatar - Sukhbaatar Trains

Ulaanbaatar-Sukhbaatar Train RouteSukhbaatar was founded in 1940, it is the capital of Selenge province. Located on the bank of Erhun River in the north of the country, it is 263 kilometers away from the capital city Ulaanbaatar and adjacent to the border with Russia. The province is named after  the leader of the founding of the people's Republic of Mongolia.
5 pairs of trains are running between Ulaanbaatar and Sukhbaatar, they are train 263/264, 271/ 272, 3/4, 5/6, 305/306. The running distance is 379km. From Ulaanbaatar to Sukhbaatar, the trains take 6.5 – 8 hours, while it takes 6.5-9 hours for the return trip.
Among those trains, only 263/264, 271/272 are running daily, the other three pairs are all international trains to Russian or China, not daily departure. Thus, the tickets on this two pairs of trains are easy to get. The trains 263/264, 271/272 have 23 stops along the way, while the international trains only stops at the bigger stops. All train do not stop for a long time, we suggest all passengers prepare some food in advance. 


Ulaanbaatar to Sukhbaatar Train Schedule

(Last update on July 20, 2020)
Train No. Departure Arrival Duration
263 20:35 04:36+ 8h1m
271 10:45 19:41 8h56m
3 15:22 21:50 6h28m
5 15:22 21:50 6h28m
305 15:22 21:50 6h28m
Note: Train 3 is available on Thursday, train 5 is available on Friday, while train 305 is available on every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday. 


Sukhbaatar to Ulaanbaatar Train Timetable

(Last update on July 20, 2020)
Train No. Departure Arrival Duration
264 20:55 06:00+ 9h5m
272 07:15 16:30 9h15m
4 00:14 06:45 6h31m
6 00:14 06:45 6h31m
306 00:14 06:45 6h31m


Train 4 is available onSunday, train 6 is available onSaturday, while train 306 is available on every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. 
The above schedules and departure information is for reference only. 


Ticket Price of Trains Ulaanbaatar – Sukhbaatar

(Last update on July 20, 2020)
Train 1st Class Seat 2nd Class Seat Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
263/264, 271/272 --- USD8 USD5 USD3
3/4, 5/6, 305/306 --- USD10 USD7 ---


Shiliin Bogd Sacred Mountain 

Sukhbaatar province was founded in 1941, formerly known as zaburangt Sharga Province. On April 20, 1943, in order to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Sukhbaatar's death, the name was changed to Sukhbaatar. Stroll around sukhbaatar, it is a small town, peaceful and tidy. The streets are empty and there are not many cars.
Sukhbaatar is one of the famous tourist destinations in Mongolia, especially for domestic travelers because of the Shiliin Bogd Sacred Mountain, only men are allowed to climb the mountain to the top due to its tradition. 
Shiliin Bogd Sacred Mountain is 60 kilometers southeast of Daligangga county, with an altitude of 1775 meters tall, it is one of the dead volcanoes here. Standing on the plain, the mountain is more than 400 meters above the nearby ground. No matter which direction you look from 60 kilometers away, this mountain stands like a blue tent on the plain. If visitors want to take a visit here, then hair a car in advance is necessary. 

- Last updated on Jul. 29, 2020 -
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