The river port of Kazan

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Речной порт, Казань

The river port in Kazan important for tourists not primarily as a transport hub and as a place where you can catch taxis and tour boats to popular attractions of Tatarstan: Sviyazhsk and Bolgar the Great. The starting point for pleasure boats with a guided tour for two hours along the city's shores. You can still make trips to villages and villages on the banks of the Volga Tatarstan Tetyushi, Pechishchi, Verkhniy Uslon, etc. But rather just a walk nothing to do, as there is nothing touristic in the country.

As for the regular ships, long distance, these do not go here, and, accordingly, to get on the water to the Kazan river through the port of other cities on the Volga river impossible. However, there are cruise ships along the Volga, which make a tour stop in Kazan. To purchase these cruise tours is in the travel agencies of the Volga and other cities.

Unfortunately, today the river fleet of Kazan is in a deplorable condition: a little flight, a canceled. At the beginning of season 2017, even canceled a two-hour pleasure flight due to the lack of fleet. The huge building of the river station is not being used and empty, and the purchase of tickets at the box office is located in a small modular pavilions next.

Schedule and flights

Речной теплоход, Казань

The river station has a website - sktatflot.ruwhere has all the schedule and cost. But keep in mind that it's better to clarify after the fact at the box office or by phone 8 (843) 233-08-08, 8 (843) 233-08-18 (reference works Monday-Friday from 8:00 to 17:00, lunch from 12:00 to 13:00), since flights are sometimes canceled because of the weather but also the dire financial condition of the fleet. And yet, the information on the website is not updated in a timely manner. If you can not reach or to reach the port to check the schedule, news, port can be found in the group of VC - vk.com/port_kazan

Tickets to popular tourist destinations svijazhsk and Bulgarians are better to buy in advance at least the day before the trip. Booking by phone or online is not provided, will have to come to the port and buy a ticket at the box office.

The cost of tickets and schedules to a tourist destination as of the 2017 season

Direction Price in rubles (adult/child up to 10 years) Departure from Kazan Departure to Kazan Travel time
Sviyazhsk 122/61 08:20 16:30 02 hours 15 minutes
Sviyazhsk+tour 600/300 08:20 16:30 02 hours 15 minutes
Bulgarians (speed boat) 355/175 08:00 15:05 02 hours 20 minutes
2-hour walking 280/140 15:00 and 18:00 - 02 hours

Children under 5 free

Attention! Tickets are sold only at the box office river port. The online sale is not made, do not fall for the scammers.

The cost and duration of cruises to Kazan for reference:

  • Moscow-Kazan – 20,000 rubles (6 days)
  • Of SPb – from 60,000 rubles (16 days)
  • Samara-Kazan – from 8000 rubles (3 days)

How to get

The river port of Kazan is located close to the tourist area, St. devyataeva, 1 (river port on the map). Here is the final stop of public transport and reach here by bus №1, 6, 8, 31, 53, 85, the number 7 tram, trolley bus No. 20 and 21, the fare is 25 rubles. It is possible to get here on foot, but from the metro station "Ploschad Tukaya" and the beginning of the street Bauman have to go about 40 minutes.

Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
anna88 27 February, 2018
Be sure to visit the theatres in Kazan. This Opera house and puppet theater, drama theater. Kachalova. More like Museum of Soviet life. It contains typical things from the past. Well, the Kremlin of course. And also Peter and Paul Church, where Pushkin was. ...
Khan March 31, 2018
And as the same Museum the Spirit of a Warrior? LINK REMOVED ...
admin 31 March, 2018

If you only to to leave a link, then nothing. As for the Museum's "Warrior Spirit" that we visited - https://nashaplaneta.net/europe/russia/kazan-dostoprimechatelnosti-musei-orujiya ...
Marina Abramova 8 May, 2018
Outdated information on the Temple of All Religions. He's already more than a year open to the public!
A donation of 50 rubles open from 8:00 to 20:00 in summer (in winter from 9 to 18). Amazingly beautiful, inside and out! You can take photos of. There are guided tours at the extra cost of 350 inside and 500 outside and inside.
Kindly accept, it is interesting to tell!
To get also just! Buses 2 and 45 go directly to the Temple. Taxi from Kremlin was 120 RUB. ...
nausla May 9, 2018

A mandatory charitable contribution? ...
Natalia Usova May 31, 2018
Immediately sorry for the spelling, keyboard is slow
I advise you to take shelter on the side of the Kazan Kremlin, in order, in the evenings walking along the promenade.
Visit the Puppet Theatre!!! We don't get but a child of 7 years was delighted! Still please note for those who are going in June! in this huge theatre collective visits children's camps. Book your place in advance, we were lucky we arrived at the box office no seats((( and one girl had a ticket, accident that their friends are unable to send a child, and my son, this girl and her little daughter went without us. Thanks to her huge ( to mark I will say that the money for the ticket we gave her the cash price) it's a good nafotkal our son in their beautiful foyer. Without tickets were not allowed there.
Awesome and very competitive prices cafe, located in the theater I recommend a visit, the soups, the second, Chuck Chuck just super!!
Opposite the café is the perfect gift HOMESTEAD, the place is very nice! To describe very long, but I recommend to visit and delve into the ancient roots of Tatarstan. You can if you want (not free) dress up in costumes Tatarskogo Khan and so on)))
I saw on the waterfront, on Baumana (Ala Arbat local color)
The mosque, many of her write here, not really the Muslims to go once definitely necessary. If you are eating family like we are 2 adults and 2 children, one of them actually a baby. It is easier tour of the Kremlin are not available individually and will attach to any group , as we did. All free. thanks to the city authorities that the access to the Kremlin and walk it free out there in General and it is this Mosque.
For pravoslavnyh definitely suggest to visit the Cathedral of the Kazan Mother of God.
Food: since we skin ...
Alexs 4 February, 2019
Solved the problem of "where to go and where to start" in Kazan booked an excursion,it is not so and has the money,but a lot informative.Travel on the bus trips,all that is seen outside the window is telling you.Think in terms of when you want to know more about the city and its history excursions are quite the right choice.Of course it all depends on the guide,because is not the first time I face it,were not very successful tours.here it is necessary to choose.In Kazan took kazantravel pretty decent.Friends also went with them,the poor said nothing.All Kazan for a couple of days to know a city rich in history and itself is quite small,but I think this year will make up for everything missed in the past! ...
Mitya August 31, 2019
Puppetry, Yes, I agree, can attend even those who are not particularly situated for theatrical pastime. And at the expense of others, only if you're a fan. ...
Winter August 31, 2019
Naberezhnye Chelny city, from the point of view of tourist attraction worth a visit? ...
Alexander Kazan September, 12, 2019
Add the route to visit the gallery of Slava Zaitsev, a young Kazan artist who paints without paint. Gallery for independent reviews on the largest travel website ranked 1st in Russia among the galleries. This should be proud of. ...