To and From the Airport

Ashkabad/Ashgabat/Aşgabat/Ашгабат (ASB):

Location: 6 km/4 Miles NNW of the City.
By Road: 10 km/6 Miles from the city center.
By Taxi: US$1-3, although drivers may ask for much more/10 mins. Privately owned cars also offer taxi services within the city and are generally safe. Anyone wishing to use this service should raise an arm at the roadside and agree the destination and cost with the driver. Since most taxi drivers speak only Turkmen and Russian, it is advisable to write down the address of the destination in Cyrillic or Latin script. Private taxis at late hours can be unsafe and are not recommended for foreigners.


By Bus:
Bus #18: Bus No 18 travels from the airport to Parahat in downtown Ashkabad/Ashgabat about every 10 minutes from 0600-2300. Cost: The fare is TMM 20 (less than 10 cents in US currency).
Other Buses: Buses #1& #22 also run into the city. Cost: TMM 1000.

Car Parking: TMM 5000 per day.
Baggage Storage: Left luggage lockers available. US$2 per half day, US$3 for each full day.
Airport Tax: Departure taxes are as follows: For passengers coming from CIS countries: US$15, and for other foreigners: US$25. Taxes for foreigners on domestic flights are US$5. Entry Tax $10.
Airport Tel No: +993 1251 0024.
Updated Jun11 D Stanley


Dashoguz/Dashkhovuz/Dashhowuz (TAZ):

Location: 12 km/7 Miles WSW of the city centre.
By Taxi: Available.
Updated Jan05




Mary (MYP):

Location: 7 km/4 Miles ENE of the centre.
By Taxi: To the city ~US$5.
By Bus: Buses running between Bairam Ali and Mary go past the airport.
Updated Jan05


Turkmenabat/Charjou (CRZ):

Location: 5 km/3 Miles E of the city centre.
Updated Jan05


Turkmenbashi (KRW):

Location: 7 km/4 Miles NE of the city.
Updated Jan05




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