How and what to get to Yalta
Easier and faster just from mainland Russia to get to Yalta by plane via the international airport of Simferopol. From the airport you can take a taxi, book a tourist Shuttle, or access to local public transport – buses or trolleybuses.
It is also possible to get to Yalta from Russian cities on the bus or train on a single ticket. Read more about all the ways next:
On the plane
Simferopol international airport is 100 kilometers from Yalta (on the map). So far it runs only from cities of the Russian Federation, the international no. Most of the planes here fly from Moscow and St. Petersburg, but in summer there are many flights from the regions of the Russian Federation. If your area of direct flights there, you can get a transfer in Moscow, and so can get even cheaper than directly.
Find and book tickets to Simferopol airport you can through the search form:
The cheapest flights to Simferopol from Moscow (in both directions):
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|20.10.2018||26.01.2019||Direct||FIND FROM 4347 ₽|
|11.11.2018||28.02.2019||Direct||FIND FROM 4447 ₽|
|15.12.2018||08.02.2019||Direct||FIND FROM 3632 ₽|
|17.01.2019||19.01.2019||Direct||FIND FROM 3064 ₽|
|05.02.2019||19.02.2019||Direct||FIND FROM 3063 ₽|
|15.03.2019||22.03.2019||Direct||FIND FROM 3632 ₽|
|01.04.2019||07.04.2019||Direct||FIND FROM 7402 ₽|
|02.05.2019||10.05.2019||Direct||FIND FROM 7402 ₽|
|10.06.2019||16.06.2019||Direct||FIND FROM 7402 ₽|
|01.07.2019||12.07.2019||Direct||FIND 9350 ₽|
|01.08.2019||14.08.2019||Direct||FIND 9350 ₽|
|14.09.2019||30.09.2019||Direct||FIND FROM 8592 ₽|
How to get from the airport to Yalta
Transport connection are well developed, and to get from the airport Simferopol to Yalta as you can with the comfort of a taxi, and a budget on buses or trolleybuses. But it should be borne in mind that public transport runs only in the daytime, so if you arrive on the night, will either have to wait or go by taxi. As for the resorts of big Yalta (Simeiz, foros, Nikita, Katsiveli, etc.), in high season up to them from the airport also run direct buses, but they are quite rare, and if you do not fit you schedule, that can be reached with a change in Yalta, or book a tourist Shuttle service that will take you directly to the door/housing.
The most convenient and fastest way to get to Yalta from the airport - club transfers. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by the driver holding a sign, and you'll be able to go. The cost is fixed, paid for the entire car, so the trip company you can save. To check the transfer prices and if you want to book it you can through the search form:
If a taxi ride or the club, transfer your budget does not fit, then here are detailed instructions on how to reach local transport:
On the bus
This is the cheapest but also the slowest method. Approximately every 30-40 minutes from 05:00 to 19:45 is a direct trolleybus №55. In 3 hours, costs 138 roubles. Stop is at the exit of the airport after 150 meters for Parking of vehicles.
Another option is the trolley bus №52 from the railway station and the bus station "Kurortnaya" in Simferopol. The trip will cost 122 rubles, leave every 30-40 minutes. To the bus station "Kurortnaya" in turn can be reached from the airport by bus No. 49A (night), №98, №49, №115, the trolley №54, №55, №9, №27 for 12-20 rubles, 30-40 minutes.
Trolley arrive to Yalta to the bus stop at Moskovskaya street 57, is near the bus station (bus station on the map). You can reach the city centre and hotels walk pretty far, but you can take a taxi or use local public transport (see public transport in Yalta here).
It is best to go by direct bus from the airport. These flights depart approximately every 1-2 hours, check the exact schedule and if you want to book a ticket airports of Simferopol - Yalta can here. In way 2 and a half hours, cost from 250 rubles.
If for some reason a ticket on a direct flight is not enough, what happens quite often in high season, not to wait for the next, you can get to Simferopol to the bus station "Kurortnaya" (AC-2), and to go from there to Yalta. With "holiday" in Yalta buses depart almost every 20 minutes, cost from 250 rubles, on the road for 2 hours. The schedule here.
Read more about how from Simferopol airport to get to the bus stations in Simferopol read here...
Trains directly to Yalta do not go, but every year during the tourist season, Railways launches the sale of a single ticket (train+bus+ferry+bus) from the cities of Russia. Transplant well organized and structured with a minimum loss of time. And now such tickets can be bought not only at the box office, but also through the Internet on the website of Russian Railways.
The fare for a single ticket, unfortunately, is higher than on a plane. For example, the compartment in one direction from Moscow to Yalta is from 2900 rubles, while the flight in both directions advance purchase will cost 5000 rubles.
If your area single tickets are not sold, you can create a route. For this you need to buy a ticket on the train or bus to Anapa, and a single ticket for bus+ferry+bus to Yalta. From Anapa to Yalta this ticket is 700 rubles, the path 11 and a half hours.
If the train or bus to Anapa from your region that you would like to link to Krasnodar and to use a single ticket Krasnodar-Kerch, and from Kerch bus to Yalta. From Kerch to Yalta interurban buses run around the clock about every hour, via Simferopol.
A single ticket bus+ferry+bus are sold at all ticket offices of Russian Railways. Schedule information for interfacing with direct links and a single ticket as a whole can get on the website transdir.ru.
Arrive in Yalta, all buses on one-way tickets to the bus station in the North-East of the city, Moskovskaya street, 8 (the bus station on the map). From here to the city centre and almost two kilometres, and it is best to reach the hotel by taxi or take the local city transport.
Direct bus routes with a ferry crossing through the Kerch Strait depart from many cities of Russia. Such travel is less comfortable than the train, but faster. For example, the bus Moscow-Yalta is 31 hours, while a single ticket will take at least 40 hours. And the cost of the bus is cheaper.
Schedule and cost of Russian cities to Yalta can see here, there are available and purchase tickets online.
From Simferopol to Yalta
Directly from the city of Simferopol (about how to get from Simferopol airport see above) to Yalta can be reached by taxi or trolley bus.
A taxi will cost from 2,000 rubles, about an hour's time.
Buses depart from Simferopol from the Central bus station and from the station "Resort" near the railway station. Travel cost from 250 rubles, journey time – half hour.
Trolley buses No. 52 and 55 depart from Simferopol from the station "Resort" and from the Central bus station approximately every 15 minutes. In transit more than 2 hours and cost 87 rubles.
All buses arrive in Yalta on the North-East of the city to the bus station and a stop of trolley buses (bus and trolley stop on the map).
From other cities of the Crimea in Yalta
Public transport in the Crimea is developed, and to get to Yalta from other cities of the Peninsula will not be difficult. Flights from some cities in Eastern part of Crimea (Feodosiya, Kerch), pass through Simferopol, but sometimes it is necessary to transplant in Simferopol, if there is no direct bus.