Birjand Travel Guide
Birjand, the “city of saffron and barberry”
Basic Facts about Birjand
Things To Do in Birjand
How to get to Birjand
Getting to Birjand by Bus
There is direct bus from Tehran to Birjand, but the long distance and geographical location of this city makes it a very long journey by bus for those who want to travel from Tehran. There are also several buses to Birjand from Mashhad and Zahedan and few buses from the cities around daily.
Tehran Birjand Bus
Buses from Tehran (Google map Passenger terminal south) to Birjand leave at 01:30 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm. It takes 17 hours and ticket price starting at 650,000 IRR to 950,000 IRR.
Mashhad Birjand Bus
Buses from Mashhad (Google map Imam Reza Bus Suburban Terminal) to Birjand are every half-hour from 6 am—11:30 pm and takes 7 hours and ticket price starting at 210,000 IRR to 410,000 IRR.
Zahedan Birjand Bus
Buses from Zahedan (Google map Zahedan Passenger Terminal) to Birjand are 5:40 am, 6 am, 6:30 am, 7am, 7:25 am, 8 am, 9 am, 9:30 am, 10 am, 10:30 am, 1 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 9 pm, 9:45 pm, 10 pm, 10:15 pm, 10:25 pm, 10:30 pm and takes 6 hours and ticket price starting at 150,000 IRR to 370,000 IRR.
Gonabad Birjand Bus
Buses from Gonabad to Birjand every half-hour from 6 am-11:30 pm. There are buses from Mashhad that stop in Gonabad (persian: میدان سه راهی مند, Google map location). It takes 2h 30m and costs 150,000 IRR to 200,000 IRR.
Tabas Birjand Bus
Buses from Tabas (seirosafar Tabas terminal Google map location, Tel:05632825828) to Birjand leave at 11:30 pm. It takes 3h 30m and costs about 150,000 IRR. There is also buses from Isfahan that stop in Tabas (Persian: پلیس راه طبس, Google map location) after midnight.
Getting to Birjand by Plane
Tehran Birjand Flight
There is at least one flight per day from Tehran to Birjand. Flights are operated by ATA Airlines, Mahan Air, and Iran Air. Duration of flight is 1h 30m and ticket price starting at 2,500,000 IRR to 4,700,000 IRR.
Getting to Birjand by Taxi
Ghayen Birjand Taxi
There is shared taxis from Ghayen (Qaen) to Birjand (Cafe Suzani, persian: کافه سوزنی, Google map location). It takes 1h 20m and costs about 150,000 IRR
*Update: January 2019*