Road transport and roads

Length of roads: 6071,3 км.

The total length of roads of regional and district significance of Karaganda region is 6071.3 km (3549 km and 2522.3 km), of which with asphalt-concrete coating-723 km, black-gravel coating-2292 km and white highway (crushed stone) - 2934.3 km, dirt roads-122 km.
Нon the roads there are 125 bridges (6,972,1 n / m), 3,440 water pipes (51,525 n / m).
To date, the route network of the region consists of 247 routes, including 110 intra-urban, 36 suburban, 13 intra-district, 56 intercity intra-regional communications, covering more than 250 settlements with regular communication. In addition, transportation is organized on 24 inter-regional and 8 international communications, providing communication of settlements of the region with the cities of the Russian Federation-Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Barnaul, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen, Kemer, as well as Mongolia – Bayan Ulgey.

Karaganda region has a transit and transport potential. Through the territory of the region are:

  • meridional transport railway Petropavlovsk-Astana-Karaganda-Shu;

  • Northern corridor of the TRANS-Asian railway;

  • one of the six main directions of transport corridors - Almaty-Karaganda-Astana-Petropavlovsk;

  • roads of national importance "Kyzylorda-Pavlodar" and "Zhezkazgan-Yesil-Petropavlovsk", which are transit transport corridors that connect the southern and Northern regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan

  • These roads provide access to Russia and are part of the Asian highways.

The "Bus Station Sapar»
map-icon Karaganda city, street yermekova 58/6
phone-icon +7 (7212) 431-818

Railway transport

Length of roads: km.

There are 31 operating railway stations in the region. Movement on 8 socially significant Interdistrict (long-distance) and suburban messages of the railway passenger transport covering more than 50 settlements is organized.
In April 2018, the intra-regional socially significant railway route Karaganda-Zhezkazgan was resumed, with the frequency of running every other day on even numbers. Due to the resumption of the route, a safe, convenient and stable passenger connection with the regional center was created for residents of Zhezkazgan, Satpayev and Ulytau district. Since the launch of the route, more than 50 thousand passengers have been transported. In the future, based on the volume of passenger traffic, the issue of changing the frequency of the train to a daily one will be considered.

Railway station " Karaganda»
map-icon Karaganda, St. Passenger, 3
phone-icon 105

Air transport

One of the largest and strategically important objects of transport infrastructure of the region is the international airport "Sary-ARKA". Karaganda airport has a strong potential and complies with international norms and standards. Class airport allows you to serve aircraft of almost all types in the first category of ICAO.
From the airport there are flights to such cities as Moscow, Novosibirsk, Almaty, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kyzylorda.
Transportation of passengers on the intra-regional subsidized flight Karaganda-Zhezkazgan is also organized.

Airport " Sary-ARKA»
map-icon Karaganda region, Bukhara-Zhyrau district
phone-icon 8 (7212) 42-85-09
Zhezkazgan Airport»
map-icon 8 km South of Zhezkazgan
phone-icon 8 (7102) 745 767

Energy infrastructure and heat supply

The length of electric networks of Karaganda region is 32558.8 kilometers, 3759-electric substations. Electricity for 82% of the region is provided from 8 thermal power plants with a total installed capacity of 2262 MW, available-1753 MW, in fact, an average of 1541 MW is produced. The region receives the missing part within 250-500 MW through flows from the power system of Kazakhstan.

The heat and power complex of Karaganda region is the largest in the Republic, it includes 9 thermal power plants, 67 local boiler houses, 735 Autonomous heating systems, 2805.3 km of thermal and 24907.8 km of electric networks.

Tariffs for industrial and communal services

Name of the service



for legal entities: for 1 kW/hour – from 18.93 to 22.68 tenge

Thermal energy

for legal entities: 1 Gcal-7 573.83 tenge


Cold water for legal entities: for 1 m3 – from 263.87 to 583.22 tenge

Hot water for legal entities: for 1 m3 – 592.30 tenge

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