Astana Airport

General information

Be aware: In March 2019, the Kazakh government renamed Astana to Nursultan in his honour.

Astana Airport is a big airport in the north of Kazakhstan, a new international terminal (T1) opened in 2017. The airport is mainly used by Air Astana and SCAT Airlines, two airlines from Kazakhstan.


Where is Astana Airport situated?

Astana Airport is located south of the modern capital of the country. The M36 motorway is located near the airport, which is a major thoroughfare in Kazakhstan.

How many terminals has Astana Airport?

The airport has two terminals since the summer of 2017, when the new international terminal T1 was opened. T2 is now only used for domestic flights. Both terminals are next to each other.

Airport Map



The distance from Astana Airport to the centre of Astana is 16 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Astana.

From TSE Airport to Astana City centre by Car
16 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Astana Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Astana Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Astana Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Astana Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Astana is about KZT 4000.-. Book your taxi at Astana Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From TSE Airport to Astana City centre by Taxi
16 km
25 min
KZT 4000.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Astana Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Astana Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Astana Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Astana Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Astana Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Astana Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Astana Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Air Astana
  • SCAT Airlines
  • Bek Air
  • Wizz Air
  • Aeroflot


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Astana Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Wyndham Garden Astana, Nur-Sultan

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Wyndham Garden Astana offers accommodation in Astana, a 5-minute walk away from MEGA Silk Way shopping centre and Expo 2017 Astana. The hotel has a fitness and spa centre and conference halls.


Orynbor Boutique Hotel, Nur-Sultan

Orynbor Boutique-Hotel is located in Astana. Free WiFi and free private parking are available. All air-conditioned rooms offer an electric kettle, minibar and flat-screen TV with satellite channels.


Hilton Astana, Nur-Sultan

Set within Expo-2017 exhibition complex in Astana, Hilton Astana welcomes guests with a restaurant, rooftop bar with a city view and indoor swimming pool.

Hotels in Astana

Looking for the best hotels in Astana? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


The St. Regis Astana, Nur-Sultan

The St. Regis Astana is located on the banks of the Ishim River in the heart of Central Park in Kazakhstan's capital. Bayterek Tower, Independence Square and Astana Opera are a 15-minute drive away.


Best Western Plus Astana Hotel, Nur-Sultan

Featuring free WiFi, Best Western Plus Astana Hotel offers accommodation in the central area of Astana on the lively Dostyk Avenue. Guests are offered a wide selection of meals at the on-site restaurant.


Comfort Hotel, Nur-Sultan

Offering a shuttle service, free parking and a free gym with sauna are offered by this 4-star hotel in the Chubary district of Astana. It is a 5-minute walk from the City Circus and the Ishim River.

Things to do

It is possible to book tours in the city and near Astana Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Tour & transport

Private One Way Airport Transfer - Astana

A private one way airport transfer with 3 seats sedan from Astana International Airport to Astana. Year round, 24 hours, every day, punctual and safe, economical, convenient, truly global and all transfers are 100% carbon offset.


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