Kazan Airport

Kazan Airport Bus

Kazan Airport (KZN) is an international airport in Russia serving Kazan, Tatarstan. The airport is among the 15 busiest airports in Russia with more than 3 million passengers handled each year. Among numerous airlines operating at the airport is UVT Aero. The airport is located around 25 km from Kazan city centre with several ways of getting to and from.

Getting from Kazan Airport to Kazan


There is a bus line 197 operating from the airport to Kazan. At the airport, the bus stops at Headquarters Squadron, Hotel Flight and in front of the entrance to the terminal. In Kazan, the bus stops at Agriculture Park station. There are around 20 more stations in between.

  • Buses depart every 20 minutes, between 06:00 am and 10:00 pm. 
  • A regular one-way ticket can cost between 20 and 40 RUB, depending on where you get off. 
  • The journey takes up to 30 minutes. 


Another option of reaching Kazan from the airport is by the electric train operated by PPK Sodruzhestvo. Trains depart less often than the buses, also from around 6:00 am till early evening hours. The journey takes up to 30 minutes. 


If you prefer a more comfortable ride and don’t like using public transport, then consider taking a taxi. At Kazan Airport, we suggest you order a taxi only at the specific desks in arrival area of Terminal 1A . These taxis are licenced ones and have fixed rates, while others can rip you off. 


Another way to travel from Kazan Airport is with a private, door-to-door transfer directly to your accommodation in the city. You can pre-book a transfer for a hassle-free experience, a professional driver will wait for you at the airport and take you to your destination.

Renting a car

Those who prefer to explore the area on their own, the best option would be to rent a car directly at the airport. You will find offices of several rental agencies at the airport. However, you can always rent a car online and avoid potential queues at the airport.

Renting a bus

Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.


FAQ – Kazan Airport

I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?

Public transport operates till evening hours, so if you arrive later than that consider taking a taxi or a private transfer in order to reach the city. 

Can I exchange money at the airport?

Yes, you will find services of several banks such as Sberbank, IC Bank and AK Bars Bank.  

Is there a free WiFi service available at the airport?

Yes, WiFi service is free for everyone throughout Terminal 1, 1A and 2.

Can I leave my luggage at the airport?

Yes, luggage storage service is available on the ground level of Terminal 1. The price is around 400 RUB per piece, during 24 hours. 

I continue my journey outside Kazan, are there any direct lines from the airport?

No directly from the airport. You can reach the main bus station in Kazan to check your further options or search the desired routes directly on GetByBus.

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