Qom “Second most sacred city in Iran”
Basic Facts about Qom
Population: 1,300,000 (Seventh largest city in Iran)
How to get to Qom
Getting to Qom by Bus
There are busses from most of the major cities in Iran to Qom. When you take the bus to Qom, there is not a specific bus station or bus stop in Qom: busses can stop anywhere around the city. you are most likely to be dropped at Haftad-O-Do Tan Square (Google map location). This Square is a famous place for travelers who want to go to – or come from – Tehran, Kashan or other cities by taxi or bus. Also maybe bus drop you in Qom-Kashan freeway toll booth (Google map location) or Qom-Tehran freeway toll booth (Google map location). There are three other places that bus can drop you off: Fadak Terminal (Google map location) or Qom Terminal (Google map location) and beside Jamaleddin shrine (Google map location).
Tehran Qom Bus
Busses from Tehran (Google map Passenger terminal south) to Qom leave every half-hour from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. It takes 1h 30m and cost about 120,000 IRR.
Kashan Qom Bus
Busses from Kashan (Kashan Terminal Google map location) to Qom leave at 8:30 am, 9:00 am and 12:00 pm. It takes 1h 20m and cost about 100,000 IRR. There are also busses that depart from Valiasr Square (persian: مدخل Google map location) and also you can take bus in Kashan-Qom freeway toll booth (Google map location). These are busses from other cities that are passing Kashan and Qom.
Isfahan Qom Bus
Busses from Isfahan to Qom (there final destination is Tehran) leave every half-hour, 24 hours a day from both main Isfahan terminals: Kaveh Terminal (Google map location) and Soffeh terminal (Google map location). It takes 4 hours and ticket price starting at 280,000 IRR to 380,000 IRR.
*Update: January 2019*