27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

How to get here

Kazan is one of the most important logistics and transportation hubs in Russia. Thanks to its favourable geographical position, the city has a well designed ramified transport system that connects Kazan with federal regions of Russia and countries abroad. The city boasts a comprehensive transport system of railways, highways, airways and river routes.

The M7 Volga Federal Highway (E22) and three Russian federal highways R239, R241 and R242 travel through the city of Kazan. There are also the R-175 federal highway and Northern Europe — Western China (in construction) route in near proximity to the city.

Arrival and Departure Guide
Watch a video clip about arrival procedure
Watch a video clip about departure procedure

Kazan’s transportation gates are:

  • Kazan International Airport,
  • Main and Transit Railway Stations,
  • Central and Southern Bus Terminals,
  • River Port and Kazan Riverside Station.

Kazan International Airport

The Kazan International Airport is the only airport in the capital of Tatarstan. It is located 26 kilometers away to the south-east of the city. At present the airport handles around 1 million passengers a year and operates flights to cities in Russia and abroad. The flights are carried out by the following airlines Lufthansa, S7, Turkish Airlines, Fly Dubai, Ak Bars Aero,Aero, Tatarstan, Transaero, Ural Airlines, UTair.

Kazan International Airport, Kazan, Tatarstan

+7 (843) 267-87-92

+7 (843) 267-88-82


Railway Station

The railway station operates 36 pairs of long-distance trains, including 13 local ones, and also commuter trains. With over 8 million passengers a year, Kazan’s railway station is Tatarstan’s busiest railway station in terms of passenger throughput. The trains from Siberia, Far East, Volga Region, Central Russia pass through the Kazan Railway Station. All means of public transport are available nearby, except for the underground railway.

1 Privokzalny Square, Kazan, Tatarstan

+7 (800) 775-00-00


Bus station

The bus station services all towns and cities surrounding Kazan and around Tatarstan. Intercity buses connect Kazan with such destinations as Nabarezhnye Chelny, Chistopol, Nizhnekamsk, Bugulma, Almetyevsk, Bavly, Ufa, Sterlitamak, Ulyanovsk. There are even bus services to Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. The bus station handles about 4,000-5,000 passengers a day.

15 Devyatov str., Kazan, Tatarstan

+7 (843) 293-04-00


207 Orenburgsky passage, Kazan, Tatarstan

+7 (843) 261-57-07


River Port

The river port operates passenger ships, both of regular international cruise lines and local connections (to Kamskoe Ustye, Tetyushi, Bolgary, Pechischi, Sviyazhsk and Sadovaya). The passenger throughput in summer reaches nearly 6,000 people a day. Besides, the river port offers non-regular leisure cruises, pleasure boat tours and tourist trips.

Т1 Devyatov str., Kazan, Tatarstan

+7 (843) 233-08-08

+7 (843) 233-08-18