How to get to Astrakhan?

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How to get to Astrakhan?

Astrakhan is a city with a rich history, one of the oldest economic and cultural centers of the Caspian and Lower Volga regions. During its long history, the city has seen a lot. This is especially evident in the religious architecture of the city - there are five mosques built here, including the country's only Shiite mosque, more than twenty Orthodox churches and a large Catholic cathedral. The white stone Kremlin in the center of the old part of the city is the southernmost of all Russian kremlins.

If you need to get to this city, in this article you can learn how to get to Astrakhan by different means of transport.

By plane

On the outskirts of the city is located the Astrakhan International Airport, which serves flights from Istanbul, Moscow, Krasnodar, Aktau, Baku, Kazan, Mineralnye Vody, Rostov-on-Don, Dushanbe daily.

The airport accepts regular daily flights from Moscow:

  • Vnukovo (07: 00�09: 25);
  • Domodedovo (15: 30-17: 55);
  • Sheremetyevo (6: 10-08: 35, 18: 40-21: 00).

By train

Direct trains to Astrakhan 005G from Paveletsky railway station, 541G from Moscow railway station of Nizhny Novgorod, 109A from Moscow railway station of St. Petersburg, 147E from Nizhnevartovsk-1 station, 625T from Atyrau, 237A from Murmansk, 470� from Novorossiysk, 466� from Adler, 488Sh from Odessa railway station, 575M from Paveletsky station in Moscow, 655Y from Volgograd-1 station, 105E from Nizhnevartovsk-1 station, 313C from Mangyshlak.

By bus

Daily long-distance flights are from the port of Kavkaz (11:30), Cherkessk (19:00), Anapa (09:00), Makhachkala (15:20), Voronezh (22:00), Atyrau (05:30), Taganrog ( 18:20), Krasnodar (14:59, 20:30), Kislovodsk (14:30), Stavropol (06:40, 18:00, 20:00), Volgograd (07:00, 12:00, 20: 00), Rostov-on-Don (19:40, 16:30), Nalchik (16:00), Pyatigorsk (18:00), Kizlyar (10:00) and some other cities of Russia.