Almaty is Kazakhstan’s largest city and cultural and financial centre. Located at the foothills of the majestic Tien Shan mountain range, Almaty offers a unique mix of modern and traditional. From stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, local cuisine and vibrant nightlife, there is no shortage of things to see and do in Almaty. With such a diverse range of attractions, Almaty is a must-visit destination for travellers in Kazakhstan.
So when visiting this enchanting city, you will be landing at Almaty International Airport (ALA), and you have two transportation options to get to the city centre. You can take a taxi or the bus. Taking an Almaty taxi or a private transfer from the airport is the perfect way to get around a new and unfamiliar city. Taxis are relatively cheap and safe, and provide 24/7 door-to-door transportation, getting you downtown in 35 minutes. For a more cost-savvy alternative from Almaty Airport to the city centre, you can take the local bus No. 92, which takes 45 minutes.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Almaty at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.