From our article about traveling to Russian citiesyou will learn how to get to Irkutsk. Irkutsk is one of the most beautiful cities of our vast homeland, and not far from the city is located the amazing lake Baikal.
We will consider in detail several types of transport for a trip to Irkutsk.
Flight by plane
This is the fastest way to get to Irkutsk. Moreover, there are a lot of flights from the capital of Russia that are serviced by various airlines, such as Aeroflot and S7. With these airlines you can fly to Irkutsk and other cities of Russia. However, it should be remembered that in summer tickets are very quickly sold out, so take care of buying a ticket in advance. As a bonus for a premature purchase, long before the trip you will get a discount, but buying a ticket a few days before the flight will fly you into a pretty penny.
Immediately from the three capital airports are implementedflights to Irkutsk, the flight time is approximately 5 hours and 40 minutes. When boarding in Irkutsk, taxis and buses leave the terminals, the airport is within the city limits, and you can easily get to the desired point of the city. Also you can save a little on the flight if you buy a ticket to Krasnoyarsk, and then you will already go on a convenient vehicle. You can get acquainted with the flight schedule by visiting the Aeroflot website.
We go by train
You can reach the railway byvarious trains, for example, No. 100E "Moscow - Vladivostok" and №070C "Moscow-Chita". Trains depart from the Yaroslavl station daily, you have to go 3 days 16 hours. With comfort you can go by train, and also from the Yaroslavl station - № 002M "Russia" (travels from the capital to Vladivostok) on odd numbers. The journey takes about 3 days. Another train goes to the capital of China from Moscow, making a stop in Irkutsk. This train №020CH "East", his schedule is better to check on the website of RZD.
We go by bus
There is no direct flight from the capital to Irkutsk,will have to go only with transplants. Therefore, it is better to make your choice in favor of a train or an airplane. But from the local Irkutsk bus station you can make journeys in 50 directions and more. Address of the bus station: Oktyabrskaya street, 11.
We go by car
The roads that lead from the capital to Irkutsk,several, most importantly - to choose the best route for yourself. For example, in the direct direction you can go on federal routes M-7, M-53 and M-55 (Kazan-Ufa-Chelyabinsk-Omsk). These roads are most favorable and in good condition, because they are newly renovated. We will have to go with stops, as we have to spend 4-5 days on the road, but for 5200 km you will see half of our beautiful country.
Perhaps you will go to the city of Irkutsk for the first time; and even if you are not there for the first time, you can still benefit from our article. Where to go in Irkutsk.