Table of contents:
- Features of the bus station
- Features of the railway service
- To Saratov along the Volga
- Saratov Airport
Saratov is a city with almost a million people. You can get to it from the cities of Russia and the former USSR by different types of transport - air, air, road and river. Thus, it is useful to know the features of Saratov railway stations.
Features of the bus station
The bus station of Saratov is located on the street. Moscow at 170, that is, next to the railway station, on the north side of the tracks. You need to get off the train, for example, not towards Station Square, but vice versa.
The bus station is open from 05:30 to 22:00. The building is modern, equipped with ramps for the disabled.
How to get to it? If you go to the Saratov railway station, then from different parts of the city go:
- Minibuses: 3, 45, 55, 60, 64, 65, 76, 79, 82.
- Buses: 75, 246, 247, 253, 284, 491.
- Trolleybuses: 1, 2, 10, 15, 16.
If you move from the station part of the city, then you need to get off on Yemlyutina Street from minibus No. 63. You can get off at the bus stop on Bolshaya Sadovaya Street, but from it you need to walk a little along the street. Moscow. Minibuses 15, 41, 81 and the bus go to this stopDay 18
Three types of buses run from the Saratov bus station:
The latter include, for example, a flight to Yerevan. You can get to the capital of Armenia for 3700 rubles. It does not depart every day, at 07:30 on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
In addition, there are flights:
- To Zaporozhye through Kharkiv and the Dnieper. The flight departs on Sundays at 11:00. A ticket costs 3000 rubles, and to Kharkov - 2200.
- To Uralsk departure at 07:30, 840 rubles per ticket.
There are many interregional flights, of which it is worth noting the bus to Simferopol, which will run from mid-April 2019. It leaves at 16:30 on odd days. A ticket costs 3200 rubles, and to Krasnodar - 2200.
The bus leaves for Rostov-on-Don at 15:30 on odd days. Ticket price - 1700 rubles.
Buses depart from Saratov and to the city of Chernozem region:
- Voronezh - at 18:30, 1150 rubles per ticket.
- Kursk - at 20:20, 1500 rubles for a trip.
- Belgorod - at 13:00, 1500 per ticket.
From long-distance flights to the south, it is worth noting the bus to Elista departing at 20:00 and 17:50 and to Derbent passing flight from Kazan at 05:45. In the opposite direction, he leaves at 19:50.
In addition to the above, there are also flights to Volgograd, Ulyanovsk, Yoshkar-Ola, Saransk, Nizhny Novgorod, Penza, Pyatigorsk, Perm.
Flights depart to Moscow at 15:00, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00, 18:30, 19:00 and 20:30. A ticket costs 1600 rubles before it.
Many buses also run to the regional centers of the Saratov region, for example, to Ershov, Rtishchevo, Petrovsk and other cities.
Features of the railway service
From the Saratov railway station, local trains leave for Moscow and Sochi. There are also many passing trains going through the city to other Russian cities, from Makhachkala in the south to Vorkuta in the north and Chita and Tynda in the east.
To the west from the Saratov railway station you can go to Brest, Baranovichi and other Belarusian cities. The train leaves there at 21:36.
In addition to the train to Belarus, there are trains to Tashkent and Almaty. The first departs at 16:48 once a week and travels to the capital of Uzbekistan for 2 days and 18 hours. A reserved seat costs about 6,000 rubles, a coupe - from 8,000. The composition is formed by the railways of Uzbekistan.
A train of the Kazakh formation leaves for Almaty on even days at 19:51. Tickets for it are very expensive, since the tariff is international, from 7000 for a reserved seat and from 9800 for a compartment. Therefore, it is better to get from the Saratov railway station to the first major station on the territory of Kazakhstan (for example, Ozinki), and then travel by cheap trains of the railways of Kazakhstan. This train makes stops in the regional centers of Kazakhstan - in Uralsk, Aktobe, Kyzylorda, Taraz, Shymkent.
Schedule of departure of trains from Saratov to Moscow:
Cheapest seated ticketsin a carriage - from 960 rubles, in a reserved seat from 1700, in a compartment from 2000, in a sleeping car - from 5000.
To Saratov along the Volga
The Saratov River Station is located on the Cosmonauts Embankment, that is, not far from the local history museum. Its building was built in the late 1960s, during the years of the USSR it was actively used, as river transport was developed. Now part of the river station in Saratov has been turned into a shopping center. River cruise ships run along the Volga to Astrakhan and to Kazan in the north. Through a system of reservoirs, they reach St. Petersburg, Moscow and Perm.
The airport in the city is small, there are few flights, only to Moscow and Surgut. Therefore, it is more profitable to fly from Samara. At the moment, the airport building on Sokolova Gora is functioning, but a new building of the Gagarin Airport will be built soon. It will be modern and there will be more flights.