Getting there & around
Eight daily buses run to Semey (1200T, five to six hours), three continuing to Ust-Kamenogorsk (2160T, 10 to 11 hours). Five go to Astana (1350T, seven to eight hours). Minibuses outside the train station offer quicker rides to Astana for 1500T.
Trains run at least twice daily to Astana (1400T, eight to nine hours), once or more to Almaty (6700T, 28 to 33 hours) and every two days to Semey (1400T, eight hours). There are also services to Omsk, Novosibirsk and Moscow (57 hours) in Russia.
City buses 10 and 22 run from the train and bus stations to Satpaeva.