Minsk is well known for its Stalinist architecture and has been dubbed the perfect example of a Soviet City. Though Minsk is often described as a city standing still in time, in recent years, the city has begun modernising. Along with Minsk’s rich history, visitors can enjoy trendy cafes, delicious Belarusian restaurants and lively nightclubs.
The distance from Minsk airport to downtown Minsk is just over 40 kilometres. You can make the trip to the city by taxi or bus. Taking a Minsk airport taxi is the fastest, most convenient means of transport. The journey takes at least 35 minutes by taxi, and the fare is estimated to cost around €9.80-11.70 (BYN 25-30). To save a bit of money, your can also take a bus to reach Minsk. The bus trip takes an hour and costs €1.90 (BYN 4.90) per traveller.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Minsk at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.