Search Flights from Sharm El Sheikh to Astrakhan

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2 hour 50 min
Narimanovo - Boris M. Kustodiev Intl. Airport

Transportation to Sharm El Sheikh Airport from the City Center

Sharm El Sheikh, which hosts millions of tourists each year, is known to be one of the most visited cities of Egypt. If you are thinking of traveling to this city, which is also known as the "city of peace" because of the large number of International Peace Conferences hold in the city, you can fly to Sharm El Sheikh Airport. Sharm El Sheikh is located on the easternmost part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

The most popular areas that you can visit in this city having a coastline on the Red Sea are the Soho Square, Old Market, Hay el Nour, Hadaba, Rowaysat and Montazah regions in addition to Nabq and Naama bays. With a small surface area and low population density, the city has very limited public transportation facilities.

If you want, you can reach many places in the city by using minibuses. Taxi is a more preferred option than others. IF you wish, you can also rent a car. To get to the airport from your location, using a taxi or renting a car are among the best options.

If you want your travel to be more affordable, you can take advantage of minibuses that will take you to the airport. It is useful to say that this transportation option is not comfortable.

Minibus

You can reach the airport by using these minibuses departing from the city center. These vehicles take passengers to the area very close to the Terminal 1 in about fifteen minutes. However, their departure times can take up to twenty minutes under normal conditions because the driver waits until the vehicle is full of passengers. So, traveling with minibuses when there is no crowd may not be the right option.

The only public transportation option in Sharm El Sheikh is minibuses. There are two minibus routes in the city. Both routes pass through the Old Market. The first route pass through Hadaba, the second route moves in the direction of Nabq. Traveling by minibus is a very affordable option. However, the vehicles are moving very slowly and you often wait for long minutes for passengers.

Taxi

The taxi is a comfortable option for your travel to the airport; moreover, it is much more economical compared to the other cities in Europe. Before getting on any taxi, we advise you to pay attention that the vehicle is blue and white and there is a taxi sign on it. As these are registered vehicles, they are safer than other taxis. In addition, you can also choose to use the hotel taxis. You may witness that the taximeters of many vehicles do not work. Some drivers may ask for higher fares. To prevent this, we advise you to agree with the taxi driver about the fare.

Car Rental

Car rental is another option you can choose for a comfortable travel. You can rent your car from the car rental office in the city or make an online reservation before your flight.

Airport Information

Sharm El Sheikh Airport, which is known as Egypt's second largest airport, has two terminals as international and domestic. The third terminal is already under construction. Despite of being less than many other international airports, you can find a few cafes and restaurants at Sharm El Sheikh Airport.

When it comes to shopping stores, you have more options. You can visit many shops for buying souvenirs or outlets for finding affordable products. In addition to these, the Duty-Free shops are also located in the terminal where you can buy many high-quality products at affordable prices. You can also access the internet at the airport.

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2017

Transportation to Astrakhan City Center from Airport

Astrakhan, the administrative center and capital city of the Astrakhan Oblast in the Russian Federation, is situated in the valley where the Volga River meets the Caspian Sea. The city of Astrakhan consists of a large number of small and big islands, which are connected to each other more than thirty bridges. It is also a complete port city with its physical structure. ıt can also be said that Astrakhan is a big industrial city for the region.

The city is especially famous for its watermelon and a fun festival is held during the harvest time. Fish and fishing are also very important for Astrakhan. The fish festival held in April brings many enthusiasts to this city from around the world. Art and cultural events are an indispensable part the of life in the city.

In addition, the city is also known as a student city thanks to many universities and higher education institutions it has. If you are going to travel to the city in July and August, you can also visit the magnificent Lotus Valley on Volga River. It is very comfortable to walk around the center of this small city, which is formed by more than ten islands connected to each other by bridges. As an alternative, renting a bike is also a highly preferred way of transportation.

If you want to explore the city more comfortably, you can take a guided tour thanks to special sightseeing buses. Although buses are used for public transportation, it is also possible to take advantage of sea transportation in this port city. You can easily get a taxi in the city center. Taximeters are available in the taxis and you are charged based on the distance covered.

If you want to go to Astrakhan from Moscow, there are train services connecting Astrakhan and Moscow between May and September. If you have enough time, you can also get to Moscow via the Volga River in 10 days by ships and experience an unforgettable river journey. It is also possible to make this journey by car you can rent.

If you have rented a car, you can go down to the Volga side and take a trip to Astrakhan's famous watermelon fields and also visit the Watermelon Museum. You can also make this trip by private tourist buses. There is no public transport system from Astrakhan Naromanovo International Airport to the city center. Taxi and car rental are the transportation alternatives you can choose from. If your hotel offers airport transfer service, you can also take advantage of this service as another option.

You can reach the city center from the airport in less than half an hour under normal traffic conditions.

Taxi

There is a taxi stand at the exit of the airport and it is open 24 hours a day during the week. You can reach the city center from the airport easily and comfortably in 25 minutes on average.

Rent a car

You can make your travel special and comfortable both for transportation to the city center and your trip by renting a car from the offices of car rental companies at the airport. Although Astrakhan is a small city which is very convenient to explore by walking or biking, car rental is a very popular alternative for those who want to visit the islands or travel to the watermelon fields. You can reach the city center from the airport in about 25 minutes by renting a car. You just need to drive through P214 road to get to the city center.

Hotel Shuttles

Although all hotels don't offer transfer services, some hotels in Astrakhan provide airport shuttle services for their guests. You can get to the hotel you are going to stay quickly without any problem thanks to these special transfer services that meet you at the airport if you make a reservation in advance.

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2017

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Which airports can I use for Sharm El Sheikh-Astrakhan flights?

For Sharm El Sheikh-Astrakhan flights, you can use Sharm El Sheikh Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Narimanovo - Boris M. Kustodiev Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Sharm El Sheikh-Astrakhan and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Sharm El Sheikh-Astrakhan is 2378 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 50 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Sharm El Sheikh-Astrakhan flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Sharm El Sheikh-Astrakhan flights is Monday.

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