The Koltsovo Express links the airport to Ekaterinburg-Passazhirsky train station. Total trip time is around 40 minutes. Tickets can be bought at the ticket office or in the train when travelling from the airport.
Cost: RUB 22-50
Bus №1 goes to the main railway station in the city centre. The total journey time is around one hour.
Operating hours: 06:00-23:45
The total trip time when you take a taxi from the airport to the city centre is around 30 minutes.
Cost: RUB 500-1000
Koltsovo International Airport serves travellers from Yekaterinburg and is located 16 km southeast of the city. The airport has two terminals, Terminals A and B, each with two levels.
Terminal A - Domestic terminal. Level 1 houses check-in desks and baggage carousels and Level 2 houses security check and departure gates.
Terminal B - International terminal. Level 1 has customs control, retail shops, a pharmacy and a bank, as well as baggage claim and check-in desks. Level 2 houses security control, business lounges, duty-free and departure gates, as well as a smoking room.
The Terminals are directly connected, allowing easy access between the two buildings.
Don’t delay going through security! You may face up to four controls for your passport and luggage. It’s best to get to your gate and relax once you’re there. Be aware that you won’t be able to take liquids through security even if you purchased them at the airport.
If you want to rent a car you will find car hire agencies in the arrivals area, domestic flights, 1st floor, provided by Europcar and Avis. You can book a car at the airport, or save money by booking online before you travel.
Name: Officially called Central Stadium but during the world cup it will be called Ekaterinburg Arena
Size: Spectator capacity is 35,696
Address: Ulitsa Repina, 5, Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovskaya oblast', Russia, 620028
How to get from the airport to the arena
The distance from Koltsovo Airport to the centre of Yekaterinburg is 17 km and takes 25 minutes by car. To get to the arena, you could take Bus 1 which takes 45 minutes from the airport to "Prospekt Lenina" and from there take a five-minute bus (bus 2 or 25, or trolleybus 3, 7 or 17) to "Tsentralny Stadion". This is the cheapest option but takes the longest and is complicated if you don't speak or understand Russian.
For easiest access to the arena, we recommend the following options:
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get from Koltsovo Airport to the arena. The price for a taxi ride to Ekaterinburg Arena is about RUB 650-800 and takes 18 minutes.
Uber is another great affordable option to get to the arena. The average fare of an Uber from the airport to Ekaterinburg Arena is RUB 240-300 and takes around 18 minutes.
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