Urban Transport


There are 3 airports in the Republic of Tatarstan:

1. Kazan International Airport named after Gabdulla Tukai is one of the largest transport and logistics hubs in Eurasia and the largest in terms of passenger traffic in the Volga region. By 2024, it is planned to open a new terminal at the Gabdulla Tukai Kazan Airport and 12 new destinations.

2. Nizhnekamsk (Begishevo) International Airport named after N.V. Lemaev - serves not only passengers from nearby cities and districts of the Republic of Tatarstan, but also residents of Udmurtia and Bashkortostan.

3. Bugulma Airport - designed to serve domestic flights, accepts cargo and passenger aircraft. It has the status of a regional and federal air port. In summer, the airport schedule includes charter flights to foreign countries.

The Republic of Tatarstan has developed air links with major international hubs: Dubai, Istanbul, Hurghada, Prague, Baku, Frankfurt, Budapest, Minsk and others.

Regular domestic flights: Moscow (15 flights per day), St. Petersburg (3 flights per day), Yekaterinburg, Makhachkala, Ufa, Novosibirsk, Simferopol, Sochi, Irkutsk, Samara, Perm and others.

Flight time:
Moscow - Kazan: 1 h. 15 min.
St. Petersburg - Kazan: 2 hours 5 min.
Yekaterinburg - Kazan: 1 h. 15 min.
Nizhny Novgorod - Kazan: 1 hour
Kaliningrad - Kazan: 2 h. 55 min.
Sochi - Kazan: 2 h. 30 min.
Novosibirsk - Kazan: 3 h. 10 min.
Simferopol - Kazan: 2 hours 40 min.
Krasnodar - Kazan: 4 h. 40 min.
Yaroslavl - Kazan: 1 h. 15 min.
Arkhangelsk - Kazan: 2 hours 15 min.


At the moment , there are 24 stations with a length of 1,880 km on the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan . railway tracks. The train is one of the most common and budget modes of transport. Traveling within Russia, you can get to Kazan and other major cities of the republic from its different regions. In the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan, there are 2 railway stations: the Central railway Station of Kazan and the Northern Railway Station. At the moment, the Kazan-Moscow train schedule consists of 15 flights per day; Kazan- St. Petersburg consists of 1 flight per day.

Travel time by train: Moscow - Kazan: from 11 hours 10 minutes, 4 flights daily

St. Petersburg: Kazan: 22 hours 23 minutes, 1 flight daily

Ekaterinburg - Kazan: from 13 hours 16 minutes, 4 flights daily

Nizhny Novgorod - Kazan: 8 hours 25 minutes, 1 flight every other day


Several improved and modern federal highways pass through the Republic of Tatarstan:

1. Federal highway M-7 "Volga" on the route "Moscow - Vladimir - Nizhny Novgorod - Kazan - Ufa". Travel time from Moscow to Kazan by car is about 11 hours

2. Federal highway R-175 "Kazan - Yoshkar-Ola"

3. Federal highway R-239 "Kazan - Orenburg"

4. Federal highway R-241 "Kazan - Ulyanovsk"

5. By 2024, it is planned to open a new expressway M-12 on the route Moscow - Kazan - Yekaterinburg - Tyumen

To Tatarstan by ship

Shipping is carried out along the four main rivers: the Volga, Kama, Vyatka and Belaya. River ports are located in many large and tourist-attractive cities - Kazan, Naberezhnye Chelny, Yelabuga, Tetyushah, Bolgar, Sviyazhsk. Short river trips are very popular among the guests and residents of the city.

30 January 2022

XXXIX International Opera Festival named after F.I.Chaliapin

From January 30 to February 22, 2022, the XXXIX International Opera Festival named after F.I.Chaliapin will take place on the stage of the Tatar Academic State Opera and Ballet Theater named after M.Jalil. The poster of the forum includes 9 performances and 2 gala concerts with the participation of opera stars.

13 February 2022

Big Love Show 2022

On February 13, 2022, the best artists of the country will perform at the Tatneft Arena ice rink.

24 February 2022

The final board "Results of the work of the agro-industrial complex of the Republic of Tatarstan for 2021 and tasks for 2022

From February 24 to 25, the IV specialized agricultural exhibition of achievements of the agro–industrial complex - Tatagroexpo is scheduled to be host on the territory of the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Center. The organizers of the event are the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan and the joint-stock company "Republican Agro-Industrial Center for Investments and Innovations".