How to get to Chelyabinsk?
Chelyabinsk is one of the largest cities in Russia, as well as the industrial, scientific and cultural center of the Southern Urals. It is located on the Miass River in the southwestern part of the country. Chelyabinsk was founded in 1736 as a small town, but thanks to the construction of the railway that connected the regional centers, the industry began to develop, the city became larger and the number of people in it increased.
What is the way
Chelyabinsk is a junction station on the way of Transsib, therefore, trains that have different directions pass through it.
The city can be reached directly from: Yekaterinburg, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Tagil, Tyumen, Kirov, Nizhnevartovsk, Tyumen, Novy Urengoy, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Novokuznetsk, Chita, Krasnoyarsk, Tynda, Irkutsk, Orenburg, Astana, Karaganda, Ufa, Tashkent, Moscow, Simferopol, Adler, Voronezh, Anapa, Izhevsk, Samara and other cities of Russia.
You can find out the exact train schedule on the official website.
18 km from the center of Chelyabinsk there is an international airport Balandino, which has air communication with many cities of Russia: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Kazan, Anapa, Sochi, Syktyvkar, and also foreign ones: Bangkok, Sharm el-Sheikh, Heraklion, Dubai, Goa, Barcelona, Munich, Rome and many other cities.
The nearest train station from the airport can be reached by taxi bus number 265. You can check the flight schedule by.
On a personal car
Also, the city can be reached by private car on the M7 highway, which starts from the end of the Enthusiasts Highway in Moscow. You should go to Ufa, and then turn onto the M5 highway, which leads to Chelyabinsk, its total length is about 1890 km. The distance from Moscow to Chelyabinsk is 1776 km.