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Chelyabinsk Airport

Transportation to Irkutsk Airport from the City Center

There are many public transportation alternatives you can prefer to directly reach Irkutsk Airport from Irkutsk city center, especially from Kirov Square. The most popular of these transportation alternatives is undoubtedly minibuses. You can also take the advantage of the options such as trolleybus and buses. Taxi or rental car options are naturally a little more expensive compared to public transportation. At Irkutsk Airport, there are three different stations, which are the last stop of the public transportation vehicles, as Station No 1, No 2 and No 3. These three stations are within walking distance to each other.


There are frequent minibus services that directly go to the airport from Kirov Square and the stops at the most central points of Irkutsk. You can reach Irkutsk Airport in just 10-12 minutes by taking a minibus. A total of 21 different minibus lines serve in the city and the fee you need to pay is 20 Rubles regardless of which minibus line you take according to the most up-to-date 2016 tariff. If you are near Irkutsk railway station, you can reach Station 1 at Irkutsk Airport by taking the minibus number 20 or if you are in Marshal Konev Street, you can take the minibus number 48 and reach the Station 1.


You can also take the advantage of the buses if minibus services are not suitable for you. You can reach Irkutsk Airport in 15 minutes maximum by taking the airport buses departing from the city center. The current ticket price for local buses is 20 Rubles.


The most practical way to reach Irkutsk Airport from the city center is to travel by trolleybus. Not only is it affordable, it is also quite faster compared to buses and minibuses. You can get to the airport in 10 minutes by taking the trolleybus line 4 if you are near Kirov Square in Irkutsk city center. If you are in Zhukovsky Square that is a little far away, you can arrive at Station 3 at Irkutsk Airport by taking the trolleybus line 6.


Taxi is not highly preferred in Irkutsk because of the wide variety of public transportation; however, you can take a taxi if you are in a hurry. The taxi fare you need to pay is about 410-500 Rubles to reach Irkutsk Airport from the city center by taxi. Since taximeters are not used in many taxis, you can bargain with the taxi driver.

Rent a car

There are more local and international car rental companies in the city center compared to Irkutsk Airport. Therefore, it would be useful to make a quick search for a more economical transportation. Hour-based rental is not generally offered and so you can rent a car daily-based and you can reach the airport and then deliver it to the offices at the airport.

Airport Information

Located at the very center of the city, Irkutsk Airport is 30 kilometers east of Lake Baikal. Some airline companies also arrange direct flights to the most popular destinations of Russia from Irkutsk Airport, which is only 7 kilometers east of the city center. Irkutsk Airport has two terminal buildings and offers various services such as free internet access, VIP lounges, bank, currency exchange, ATM machines, tourist help desks, cafés, restaurants, shopping stores, and etc.

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2016

Transportation to Chelyabinsk City Center from Airport

In Chelyabinsk, the most commonly used means of public transportation in urban transportation is bus. The amount you need to pay for one-way ticket is only 0.50 dollars. If you are planning to stay in the city for a long time, you can buy a monthly card. You can buy your monthly ticket by paying 14 dollars. Another common means of public transportation is marshrutka. In marshrutkas, straphangers aren’t accepted and the fares are fixed as 15 rubles. Trolleybuses are also quite common in Chelyabinsk. By using these three means of public transportation, you can easily travel in the city and also visit the nearby places. If you are using a smartphone, you can see all the routes and stops thanks to the 2GIS application, which you can download on your phone.

Taxi is a means of transportation that you can easily find in the city center. Taximeters start charging from 2 dollars and it increases 0.5 dollars per kilometer. One hour waiting time of taxis is 5 dollars. On the other hand, the fares are higher at late hours. The train station located in the city is not only used for urban transportation but also for intercity transportation. From here you can easily get to Moscow and Astana by getting on a train. By transferring, you can also get to other cities.

During your visit, you can rent a car or motorcycle from one of the car rental companies located in the city center or at the airport. Since the city is quite small, you can travel around with your car without fear. However, you must remember that you should have an international driver's license.

From Chelyabinsk International Airport, you can get to the city center by bus, taxi or shuttle service. Some hotels also offer airport shuttle service. If you want to have a comfortable transportation vehicle during your travel, you can contact one of the car rental companies located at the airport.


There are bus stops at the exit of airport terminal. You can get on one of the buses going to the city center. They operate at frequent intervals. You can buy your ticket by paying 0.50 dollars. The tickets are sold in the terminal. You should first on take the bus route 82 and then transfer to the route 99. The travel to the city center from the airport lasts about one and half an hour.


You can easily see the taxis waiting for their passengers when you get out of the airport arrival terminal. There is taximeter in all taxis and the fares are standardized. Travelling to the city center from the airport by taxi takes about 30 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

Car Rental

At Chelyabinsk International Airport, there are the offices of both local and international car rental companies. By visiting one of these companies, you can rent a car suitable for your budget. They absolutely want to see your international driver's license. You will not have to wait at the airport for long minutes if you complete your car rental process on the internet before your arrival. If you make an online reservation, your car will be ready for you at the arrival time of your flight. You should follow the highway E30 to reach the city center from the airport. The travel lasts about half an hour.

Hotel Shuttle

Although not every hotel located in the city center offers airport shuttle service, some of them offer airport shuttle service for their guests. Although airport shuttle services are a little more expensive than taxis, they are very comfortable means of transportation. If you make a reservation in advance by contacting your hotel, your vehicle will be waiting for you at the airport when your plane has landed, and your driver will welcome you at the exit of the baggage claim area.

Shuttle Service

At Chelyabinsk International Airport, there are buses operating under a private company and offering shuttle transfer services. By using these services, you can easily reach the city center. You can get information about the departure hours of these services at the arrival terminal. Although the amount you need to pay is slightly higher compares to bus, shuttles are more comfortable means of transportation for travelling to the city center.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2017

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How many kilometers is the flight distance from Irkutsk-Chelyabinsk and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Irkutsk-Chelyabinsk is 2797 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 30 minutes.

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When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Irkutsk-Chelyabinsk flights is Monday.

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