Information & Facts
The airport has 790 short-term parking spaces and 300 long-term
parking spaces close to the terminals.
Hertz and Europcar are represented at the airport.
There are several ways to connect to the city from the airport.
Bus 1 takes passengers to the central Ekaterinburg railway station
(Sverdlovsk), and bus 67 connects to the downtown Airlines
ticketing agency. Yellow minibus cabs operate between the airport
and the railway station. There are numerous taxis available outside
the terminal (negotiate fares before departure), or private car
pick-ups can be booked fairly cheaply.
The airport has exchange bureaux, bars, a restaurant (in the
adjacent hotel), fast-food outlets, a hairdresser, shops, public
telephones and baggage storage facilities.
Russian is the official language. Some people speak
English, French or German.
The official currency is the Rouble (RUB), which is divided into
100 kopeks. Most major credit cards, like Visa and Mastercard are
accepted in the larger hotels and at places that deal with foreign
tourists. Currency can be changed at banks, currency exchange
booths and hotels. Travellers cheques are difficult and expensive
to cash, but if necessary it is advised to take them in US Dollars
or Euro. ATMs are widely available in major cities. It is hard to
get rubles outside Russia and travellers are advised to take good
condition US dollars or Euro notes to change once there. It is
illegal to pay for goods or services in hard currency, though it is