Ufa Airport (UFA) is an international airport located 30 km from the capital of Bashkortostan, Ufa. In 2017, it was declared the tenth largest airport in Russia and the largest one in Volga Federal District. This airport handles around 3 million passengers annually.
How to get from Ufa Airport to Ufa
There are several bus connections from the airport to the capital city:
- Line 101 Ufa Railway Station-Ufa Airport
- Line 110 Autocentre “VAZ”-Central Market-Ufa Airport
- Line 110C DOK – Zelenaya Roscha – Ufa Airport
Estimated time travel from the city to the airport is around an hour. Price of the ticket varies depending on the bus carrier, departure and arrival station.
It is always advisable to take a taxi from recommended licensed taxis. The taxi station stands outside the airport, about 30 meters away from the terminals. Passengers can book taxi rides electronically at the Baggage Storage area of the airport. All the required information about the ride and the price of it, are displayed on special boards in the baggage claim department. An employee will assist you in the booking process and provide you with all the necessary information.
Another way to travel from Ufa Airport is with a private, door-to-door transfer directly to your accommodation in the city. Therefore, 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
If you prefer traveling by car and you want complete freedom on your trip, renting a car would be a great option. Car rental offices are often located at the arrival terminal at the airport. On the other hand, you can book a car in advance.
Renting a bus
If you are traveling in a larger group, you should consider renting a bus at the airport. It is always recommendable to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to provide you with all the required information such as meeting point, time and more.
Ufa Airport FAQs
- I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
If you arrive late, you can always get a taxi from the taxi station.
- Is there a free WiFi service available at Ufa airport?
Yes, there is free WiFi at the airport and it is provided in Terminals 1 and 2, and “Airport” hotel. WiFi providers are Bashinformsvyaz, Transtelekom and Ufanet. If you are not their user, you will need to fill a special form to get free access.
- Can I exchange money at Ufa Airport?
Yes, you can find several cash machines in the air terminal. Additionally, the bank office is situated in terminal 2. They offer many banking services, currency exchange transactions and money transferring.
- Is there any luggage storage at Ufa Airport?
Luggage storage points are available at both terminals at the airport. The price of the service is ~5.80€ (400RUB) per day. Every additional day of usage will be charged for cca.2.81€ (200 RUB).