How to Get from Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport to City Center and Other Destinations
Tolmachevo Airport is one of three air terminals serving Novosibirsk – the third most populous city in Russia. People arriving here through Tolmachevo should know available options of getting to the city center and other destinations. We collected transportation variants in this short article.
Taxi from Novosibirsk Airport
One will find taxi cabs parked in front of the air terminal. Often drivers propose their services right in the arrivals hall. Official taxi companies may provide either flat prices or meter-based ones. An average trip to the downtown costs 10-15 euros. The travel time makes around 35 minutes. Reaching Akademgorodok city district by taxi will cost 12-16 euros, taking about an hour and 15 minutes.
Transfer from Novosibirsk Airport
You may organize your journey in advance by pre-ordering an individual taxi transfer. It is especially convenient when traveling with small children, in a large company, or simply coming to Novosibirsk for the first time. A professional driver will meet you in the arrivals hall to safely and quickly get you to the needed address.
To pre-book a private transfer at Kiwitaxi, fill in the reservation form with your flight number, a drop-off point, a number of passengers and child seats needed. Depending on a chosen car class, getting from Tolmachevo Airport to the downtown will cost from 16 euros, taking about 35 minutes. A taxi transfer to Akademgorodok district will make from 23 euros and take an hour and 15 minutes. Fares are fixed and can be paid in advance by credit card (at the moment of reservation) as well as in cash to a transfer driver.
Kiwitaxi hires only professional, licensed, and highly experienced drivers capable of managing any road situation. All our transfer vehicles are under 7 years old and timely pass technical inspections.
Public Transport from Novosibirsk Airport
You can take a bus 111 from the airport to reach Novosibirsk railway station “Main” or the central bus terminal for a fare of 1 euro. The trip will take 40 minutes or an hour respectively. If you need to go to the shopping mall “Mega”, take a number 112. You’ll spend an hour of time and 1 euro.
These buses usually have little space for luggage, and no designated seats for small children – parents need to hold babies in hands during the whole trip. Unlike taxi and transfer services accessible 24/7, public transport doesn’t operate at night hours.
About Novosibirsk Airport
Situated 16 km from the city center, it is the busiest air hub in Siberia. In 2017, it handled over 3,5 million domestic and over 1,5 million international passengers.