On 15 January 2019, Uzbekistan Railways launched a new passenger route between Bukhara and Khiva. The route is 450km long, and the journey takes about 6 hours.
The Bukhara-Khiva train will leave Bukhara at 12:05pm on odd-numbered days of the month, arriving in Khiva at 5:50pm the same day (with a stop in Urgench at 5:15pm).
The Khiva-Bukhara train will travel on even-numbered days, leaving Khiva at 8:45am and arriving in Bukhara at 2:48pm (with a stop in Urgench at 9:15am).
The train has three classes (Economy, Business, and VIP) and consists of 12 cars.