Getting to Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is well connected with the world thanks to its well developed six international airports. These include, the biggest- Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku, Nakhchivan and Ganja airports with numerous airlines operating on daily basis. Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport is the gateway to Azerbaijan

Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Location: …………….20km from Baku
Total Area: ………….65.000 m2
IATA code: …………..GYD

Hub for Azerbaijan Airways, Buta Airways and Silk Way Airlines GYD with its two terminals is seamlessly linked to the world. It connects Baku with the major cities of EU, 20 cities in Russia and CIS, Turkey, Persian Gulf and Middle East via Istanbul, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Doha, Dubai, Tehran, Moscow, Riga and Kiev. Beijing is an Asian hub for flight to Azerbaijan. The airport serves 25 airlines on 46 destinations and has carried 4.06 million passengers in 2017. Newly opened Terminal 1 has capacity for up to 6 million passengers annually.

Baku International Airport
Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Ganja International Airport

Ganja International Airport
Location: …………….10 km from Ganja city center
IATA code ……………KVD
Ganja airport is serving to 4 airlines flying to  Baku, Nakhchivan, Moscow Vnukovo, Moscow Domodedovo and St. Petersburg Pulkovo airports

Gabala International Airport Location

Location: 26 km from Gabala city center
IATA code: …………..GBB
Gabala airport serving 2 airlines flying to: Baku and Moscow

Nakhchivan International Airport

Location: …………….6km from Nakhchivan center
IATA code: …………..NAJ
Nakhchivan airport is serving 3 airlines to: Baku, Istanbul Ataturk, Moscow Vnukovo airport

Getting to Azerbaijan by Railway:

Azerbaijan railway system is evolving. The railway system connecting to neighbouring countries is getting modernised day by day. Finally, completed in 2017 Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway perfectly connects Azerbaijan and Georgia to Turkish and European railway networks. The direct links are available to numerous destinations in CIS via Makhachkala and Derbend.

Timetable information for all trains can be found on the website of Azerbaijan Railways (Azeri/Russian only). Timetables for trains to Russia are also available in English at Tutu and Rzd.

Fortunately, domestic and international train tickets can be booked online through the online booking site of Azerbaijan Railways. One can buy maximum 4 tickets. Payments by major electron cards like Visa and Mastercard is accepted. Online sales usually starts 10 days earlier the departure and stops 3 hours prior to departure. Most importantly, after the online payment, the received order confirmation IS NOT a ticket yet! You still need to collect your train ticket at train station before getting on the train. You have to have your passport printed order confirmation with you.

Getting to Azerbaijan by Road

Azerbaijan’s transport infrastructure has enjoyed massive investment in recent years. The country is connected to Russia, Iran and Georgia. The Nakhchivan exclave has direct road links to Turkey with regular bus services all the way to Istanbul. Furthermore, the secondary ‘northern route from Baku to Tbilisi offers an easy, way of driving between the Azerbaijani and Georgian capitals via the historic cities of Shamakhi and Sheki.

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