Cheap Flights to Yekaterinburg

About the Origin Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg is an important and fourth largest city in Russia. It is also a capital and center for industries, cultural activities for Ural Federal District. This city is located on the border of Asia and Europe (Eurasian) with an approximate population of 1,349,772 inhabitants. It is having rich historical sites, monuments, parks, and architectural marvels, and many more entertainment resources.

Tourist Attractions

Yekaterinburg offers plentiful libraries, in which V. G. Belinsky Scientific Library is the largest in the region. It is the home for many museums, theatres and popular rock bands in Russia. Visitors can spot many exemplary sculptures and old edifices with great architecture around the city. Church on the Blood, Museum of Fine Arts, QWERTY Monument, Circus, Ural State University, Ural State Technical University, Opera and Ballet Theatres, LedovyjGorodok and Shirokorechenskoye Kladbishche Cemetery are the major attractions of the city.

Shopping, Dining & Nightlife

Yekaterinburg enjoys street markets, outdoor shopping, and upscale malls. Visitors will be delighted to shop at the “Chinese Market”, which comprises numerous small stores with wide range of varieties. Vaynera Street is the right place for souvenirs, and Mega Mall is the destination for the upscale shopping. Leather products of Russia are popular for their quality and unique designs. Plentiful shops offering fine leather products can be seen everywhere in the city.

Ethnic culinary concentration is high in the city restaurants. There are many new cafés and restaurants that are erected in recent years, in which most of the eateries offer Russian, Japanese, and Italian food varieties. Alike other Russian Cities, Yekaterinburg enjoys vibrant nightlife with live music by local bands. Visitors will be able to find the best bars and taverns around the town easily.

Festivals & Seasons

Being the business and cultural center of the region, the city enjoys many festivals including, religious, annual days, seasonal, musical, and art festivals exuberantly.

Tom Hades - Mehanika Festival, Lesprom-Ural Professional, Cleaning Expo Ural, Discover Ict, Build Ural, Metal-Working Fastening & Tools Exhibition, Welding Monitoring and Testing, Child & Mother Ekaterinburg, and International Trade Center Yekaterinburg are some of the events and festivals from the packed city calendar.

Transportation within the City

Thanks to the wide range of Tram network in the city. It serves throughout the city and is a comfortable way to explore the city. Cars or taxis will end up with pain, as the central city traffic kills all your time and fewer parking spaces will not let you enjoy the car trip. Walking tour and metro is another option to enjoy the trip in the city. Information stands can be seen at many places in the city, which will help you to locate and reach the desired location.

Popular Sports in Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg is home for many national and regional teams that are being featured in various professional leagues. Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg (Ice Hockey), SKA-Sverdlovsk (Bandy), UGMK Yekaterinburg (Basketball), Sinara Yekaterinburg (Futsal),Lokomotiv-Izumrud Yekaterinburg (Volleyball), Avto Yekaterinburg (Ice Hockey), Spartak-Merkury (Ice Hockey), Ural Yekaterinburg (Basketball), and Uralochka Yekaterinburg (Volleyball) are the major teams from the city. Whilst, it is one amongst the 2018 FIFA World cup hosts and ‘Central Stadium’ will be the venue for the soccer matches.

Weather in Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg has humid continental climate with long winters, which almost lasts for about six months from October to April and has an average temperature of −16 °C. Summers are warm and short and this season will receive most rainfall. The average temperature of summer is recorded as 18 °C.

Emergency Numbers

For any criminal offense tourists can inform the police at a toll free number 02.

About Yekaterinburg Airport & Location

Koltsovo International Airport (IATA: SVX, ICAO: USSS) is the fifth busiest airport in Russia, located southeast 16 kilometers away from the city center of Yekaterinburg. The airport serves around 4,290,000 passengers annually and has nonstop flights to nearly 50 cities. Yekaterinburg is the focused city for Ural Airlines, RusLine, Transaero and Aviacon Zitotrans

Airline Information

The city airport is served by large number of airlines namely

Aeroflot Air Astana Air Kyrgyzstan Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise
Belavia Gazpromavia Ellinair Azerbaijan Airlines
Avia Traffic Company Czech Airlines Iliamna Air Taxi Air Bishkek
Hainan Airlines Komiaviatrans IrAero Finnair

Below are few more airlines Aeroflot (operated by Orenair), Aeroflot (operated by Rossiya), Aeroflot (operated by Donavia), flydubai, NordStar, Pegasus Asia, Red Wings Airlines, S7 Airlines, Saravia, Tajik Air, UTair Aviation, Turkish Airlines, Somon Air, Severstal Air Company, Transaero Airlines, Pobeda, Orenburzhye, RusLine, Uzbekistan Airways, Yakutia Airlines, VIM Airlines, Yamal Airlines, Ural Airlines, and Uktus Aircompany.

Airport Terminal Information

Koltsovo International Airport has three terminal buildings namely terminal A, terminal B and VIP terminal. Terminal A has two levels, and handles all domestic operations and can accommodate 1000 passengers per hour. Terminal B consists of two floors and it is used by international flights, this terminal can handle 1600 passengers per hour.

Local Transportation at Yekaterinburg Airport

Koltsovo Express is the major transportation available to and from the city airport; it costs about 22 to 50 rubles. Travellers can also get through rental cars and taxis.

Airport Facilities

check-in desks, baggage claim areas (with carousels), currency exchange centres, coffee shops, Pub, children's nursery room, domestic business lounge, international business lounge, a duty-free shop, smoking room, waiting hall, restrooms, restaurants, cafes, Wi-Fi, few retail shops, wheelchair facility and information desk are the few facilities available at the Koltsovo International Airport.

Hotels near Yekaterinburg Airport

Hotel na Trakte, Hotel & Hostel Klever, Palais Royal, Light Hotel, Apartments on Sherbakova, Alyans Apartments, Apartments Etazhi at Shvartsa, Alexandria on Sireneviy Bulvar, Luna Hotel, Hostel Atlantic, SKY-Hotel, Hotel Eliziy, Ramada Ekaterinburg Hotel & Spa, Hotel Aist, Apartment Savvy Belykh, Yarus Hostel, Mega Light Hotel, and Alyans Apartment on Shvartsa are the safest hotels near the Koltsovo International Airport with in the radius of 12 kilometers.

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Yekaterinburg Airport Address

Koltsovo International Airport
ulitsa Bahchivandji, 1
Yekaterinburg, Russia,Ph:+7 800 100-03-33