Traveling by public provincial bus from Ulaanbaatar to Dalanzadgad is a cost-effective and adventurous way to start Gobi tours in Mongolia if you well-planned in advance.
Many people admire to travel and discover the Mongolian Gobi. There are many beautiful places to visit in the Gobi.
However, Gobi is far from Ulaanbaatar city. Attractions in the Gobi desert are located far from each other, and no public transport between them in the Mongolian Gobi.
Due to these reasons, most people take private trips or join groups. That is the standard way to explore and travel in the Gobi desert, Mongolia.
Some people look for making a budget-friendly trip to the Gobi desert. Traveling by public bus to Dalanzadgad from Ulaanbaatar city and hiring a local driver and guide is one way that works when someone prefers this way.
That’s why we posted here public provincial bus information on how to take the bus to Dalanzadgad and then return to Ulaanbaatar.
Getting to/from Dalanzadgad
There are public buses that depart to/from the Dalanzadgad two times a day. The morning shift departs at 8:00 in the morning, and the evening shift leaves the Ulaanbaatar city at 16:00. Since February 2019, these bus routes depart at Lavai bus terminals in Khan-Uul district, Ulaanbaatar city.
There is 575 km of excellent paved road to Dalanzadgad city, Umnugobi province. The bus typically stops one or two times on the way to eating and toilet stop.
A one-way ticket is 28500 MNT for adults and 14500 for children aged 7 – 12 years old.
Returning from Dalanzadgad to Ulaanbaatar city is the same as on the timetable, price, and roads. It comes to the Lavai bus terminal.
Are you in Dalanzadgad? Do you need a driver to explore Gobi?