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Nalchik 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 Nalchik City Center from Airport

Nalchik is the capital of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, which is located in the North Caucasus region in the south of Russia. The city, whose history dates back to a fairly recent history, has a population of about 300,000 and is situated on the Nalchik River. Urban transportation in Nalchik is provided to a great extent by buses, mini-buses and trolleybuses.

The tourists visiting the city usually prefer car rental and taxi transport services. Because the surface area of the city is quite small and the taxi fares are quite affordable. As an alternative, it is also possible to go to every part of the city by walking or renting a bicycle.

There are a railway station and a bus terminal in Nalchik. The train lines 061C and 0624 regularly depart from Nalchik railway station, but the Kabardino-Balkaria train passes through the town of Prohladny, not from Nalchik. Normal buses and mini-buses depart from the bus terminal to the city center and the neighboring cities of Nalchik. International transportation is also provided by buses to a great extent. Bus tickets for Stuttgart-Nalchik and Berlin-Nalchik cost 140 Euros according to the latest tariff.

The international bus services are operated by the company KVN Internationaler Linienverkehr. You can get more detailed information from this company's website. Taxis, which are another means of transportation in the city, are highly developed and affordable. The federal highway Rostov-on-Don Baku passes through the city of Nalchik. If you prefer, you can also reach the city center on foot because Nalchik Airport is only 3 kilometers away from the city center. However, if your luggage is too heavy to walk, you can also take advantage of taxi or the airport shuttle buses.

If you prefer to walk from the airport to Nalchik city center, you can complete your transportation in about 25-30 minutes.

Bus and Mini-bus

The distance between the airport and Nalchik bus terminal in Ulitsa Zalikhanova is 16.5 kilometers. There are intercity and urban bus services from the bus terminal. If you rent a car from the airport, it is possible to go to the bus terminal in about 28 minutes.

The bus number 14 is the bus line which has the busiest and longest route in Nalchik. The fare is the same for both buses and trolleybuses, and shared ticket system is available. Bus ticket price is 10 rubles according to 2015 tariff. The route of bus number 14 starts from Kadirova, passes through Konchnaya and end at Musukeva. Bus services are provided between 7 am and 10 pm. Mini-buses are more common in the city and the number of lines of the mini-buses is much more.

There are nine mini-bus lines including the lines 3, 11, 14, 19, 27, 101, 333, 527 and 536 in total. Most of the mini-buses run between 7 am and 9 pm. Although the shared and single ticket system is valid in buses and trolleybuses in the city, the ticket prices of mini-buses that are like minibuses vary according to the line number.

The terminal stops of the mini-bus line 3 are Detskoya poliklinika and Konechnaya, and the ticket price is 6 rubles. The mini-bus number 11 runs between Licei No 1 and Konechnaya and ticket price is 13 rubles. The mini-bus number 14 runs between automobil’nie and masterskie-Konechnaya with a 13-ruble ticket price; the mini-bus number 19 runs between Rinok “Strelka”-“Pervaya Apteka” na gornoi and Torgovii Kompleks Yugo-Zapadnii-Konechnaya; and the mini-bus number 27 runs between Rinok-Dubki-Torgovii Kompleks and Yugo-Zapadnii.


There are 53 trolleybuses that actively serve in the city with a total of 44-kilometer transportation network and 7 lines. There is a single ticket system for all trolleybus lines. The updated ticket price for a trolleybus ticket costs 10 rubles. Trolleybus lines 1, 2, 3 and 4 are interconnected and a large majority of trolley buses run between 06.00 and 23.00 working hours.

The trolleybuses 1 and 4 run between Gornaya and Dubki; the trolleybus number 2 runs between Gornaya and “Strelka”; and the trolleybus 3 runs between “Strelka” and Dubki.


Transportation from Nalchik Airport to the city center takes about 4 minutes by taxi. In Nalchik city, taxi fares are affordable, yet it is possible to come across the taxi drivers who overcharge. Therefore, if you are told the taxi fare is above 220-260 rubles from the airport to the city center, you can ask for a discount or get a price from another taxi driver.

Rent a car

There are not many car rental alternatives you can prefer at the exit of Nalchik Airport terminal. If you are planning to travel Nalchik and the nearby cities, renting a car is the most appropriate and economical option for you. It is possible to reach the city from Nalchik Airport in about 5 minutes by renting a car.

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2017

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

The flight distance between Irkutsk-Nalchik is 4494 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 5 hour 30 minutes.

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

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