The Kazan Airport (KZN) operates direct flights from Moscow (up to 14 flights daily) and a number of international destinations A round‐trip ticket for the 90‐minute flight from/to Moscow starts from 95 EUR (operated by Aeroflot Airlines, Siberia Airlines, Transaero Airlines and others). The prices for round‐trip tickets from major European airports, with connection flights from Moscow, range between 300 and 500 EUR.
Kazan airport is located 27 kilometers southeast of Kazan. A taxi ride from the airport to the city center takes about 30 minutes and costs 700 RUB (17 EUR). A new Aeroexpress railway line allows a 20‐minute transfer from the airport terminal to downtown Kazan and costs 350 RUB (9 EUR).
A train trip from Moscow takes about 12 hours and arrives at Kazan’s railroad station which is located in the city center. One‐way sleeping‐carriage ticket costs about 2,500 RUB (60 EUR).
Kazan has an extensive public transport system that includes buses, trams, trolleybuses, and subway. The single line of Kazan Metro, which opened in 2005, is the youngest underground system in Russia. The Kazan Metro has ten stations. Single ride costs 16 RUB (less than 0.5 EUR).