How to get to Atyrau?

There is a number of ways to get to Atyrau by air, by car, and by rail.

International travelers are reminded to check on entry visa requirements.


Atyrau airport (code GUW) has the following airlines flying to it on scheduled flights.

Air Astana




Qazaq Air


Bek Air


Silk Air Ways

Internal connections to Astana, Almaty, Uralsk, Aktau, Shymkent, Kyzylorda.
International connections to Istanbul, Amsterdam, Moscow, Baku.
Timetables for flights can be found here.


Atyrau is situated on the A340/A27 road starting in the West at the Russian border of Astrakhan to the East all the way to Aktobe city.

The A28 highway connects Atyrau with Uralsk to the North. 

The A33 highway runs south to Aktau.


There is a train station is located in the Northeastern part of Atyrau. There are direct trains from Russia and other cities in Kazakhstan. Timetables and information can be found here