Transport Infrastructure

Transport Infrastructure of Turkmenistan

Public transport in Ashgabat is mostly represented by buses, minibuses and taxis. There is no underground (metro) line in Ashgabat. Buses and minibuses operate from 06:00 till 22:00. Taxi are available 24 hours.

Bus, Public Transport, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

General bus fee is 20 tenge (coins). Passengers can also buy passes. Bus pass can be bought at the bus terminal (Teke Bazaar) and at several bus stops in the city center. Passes can be used only in buses.

Getting to the airport by Public Transport
Getting to the airport is easy and accessible from various parts of the city. For those who would like to use the public transportation options would be to take the Bus #1 from Chehova street or Bus #18 from Andalyb Street. Taking taxi to the airport is more reliable and will cost approximately 5 manats during the day-time and about 7 manats during the night time.

Taxi service is relatively not expensive.
To hail a taxi, raise your hand and one of the cars will stop. There are two kinds of taxi services: government owned taxi service (yellow cabs with taxi signs) and private taxis (not all cars have taxi signs).

Boeing 777, Turkmenistan Airlines

Local flights are reasonable and have a good safety record on their frequently scheduled flights between Ashgabat and Turkmenistan’s regional centers.

International carriers flying to Ashgabat, including S7, Lufthansa, Belavia, Flydubai and Turkish Airlines, usually arrive in Ashgabat late at night. S7 has daily/7 days a week flights to and from Ashgabat and connecting transfers over the Moscow to 850 cities of the World. Lufthansa stops over in Baku (Azerbaijan) and continue flight to Ashgabat. Turkmenistan Airlines fly to Abu-Dhabi, Amritsar, Bangkok, Birmingham, Delhi, London, Beijing, Istanbul, Dubai, Paris and Frankfurt. Further, there are also flights to CIS countries, including Almaty, Kiev, Moscow, Minks and St. Petersburg.

Turkish Airlines



Railway Station, Ashgabad Turkmenistan

Railways. There are daily departures to Turkmenabat, Mary, Turkmenbashy and Dashoguz cities. There are no international trains between Turkmenistan and other countries.

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