For many travelers or people arriving in Almaty to relatives, friends, acquaintances, the main worrying question is how to get from Almaty Airport to the city. Of course, the best option if someone can meet you in your car. And if this person also knows the city, you are very lucky. In this case, you will have several options for traveling from Almaty Airport to the center. Using the table below, you can approximately calculate the cost of such a trip and pay with the driver.
Since there is only one airport in Almaty, you will most likely follow one of these three routes.
Another option how to get from Almaty airport to the center is, of course, a taxi. At Almaty airport, as at any other airport, there are always free taxi drivers. They will take you to the center quickly and without problems. In this case, you can calculate the approximate cost of a taxi, using the table above. Experienced drivers are constantly working at the airport, they know the city well and take you to the right place quickly and safely.
Of course, urban transport has not been canceled. At the airport, you can also find a platform on which public transport stops. The city center can be reached on many flights, but this is the case if you know the bus schedule for sure. The easiest way to simply ask the driver of transport is whether you can get to the center on the bus, which is served on the platform.
So, you arrived at Almaty airport — how to get to the center:
Whichever option you choose, you will be in the center of the city in about half an hour.
What if you arrived at Almaty airport, and you need to get to another city?
At the Almaty airport, transportation can be found not only for city traffic. Buses travel to different cities and towns of Kazakhstan. Since Almaty International Airport accepts flights from 55 different cities of the world, the intercity transport links are very well established. Straight from the airport you can go to
- Talgar and other cities of Kazakhstan.
Bus schedules can be easily viewed online, or at the passenger service counter. In addition, local residents can provide you with free comprehensive advice on flight schedules and fares. The fare on the bus depends on the distance in km.
In this case, you can also take a taxi if you wish, but you should understand that such a trip will be expensive. In this case, you will reach quickly and comfortably, without unnecessary stops, discomfort and concerns about the safety of luggage.
If you have already completed all your business in the city, and you need to get to the airport, it is best to take a taxi. So you will get to the airport quickly and without delay, from which you are not insured when driving on public transport. How much is a taxi to the airport of Almaty, you already know.
If you need to get to the airport from another city, take care in advance to find out the timetable of buses from your city to the airport. Pick up a flight that arrives at the airport approximately half an hour before check-in, so that you have enough time left. Calculate how much the bus will follow you will help online map, which can calculate the duration of the trip, even taking into account traffic jams.