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Vladivostok Travel Guide

Arrival to Vladivostok

Vladivostok is tucked away in the south eastern corner of Russia. You can get there by train, air, road or even sea. If you arrive in Vladivostok by road you’ll see wonderful of the city, on the other hand, you arrive in Vladivostok by rail, it means that you have traveled the world's longest railway, the Trans-Siberian.


It is rather easy to get to Vladivostok from any big city in Russia including Moscow, St Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk or from cities abroad by air. Approximately the ticket prices range from $350 to $600 USD for example:
Moscow - Vladivostok - $378
Saint-Petersburg- Vladivostok - $394
Seattle - Vladivostok - $599
Seoul - Vladivostok - $360

It is possible to get from the airport to the Vladivostok Bus Terminal by bus. The distance from the Bus terminal to the city center totals 10 km. The distance from the airport to the center of Vladivostok totals 50 kilometres. It takes about an hour to get from the airport to the city center by taxi and will cost you around $40 US dollars.

Airport Facilities

The international terminal is very small and usually crowded, but domestic terminal recently underwent a major renovation and is the most advanced and comfortable airport terminal in Russian Far East. There is a bank and currency exchange facilities in the international terminal, fast-food, restaurant and a bar in the international terminal, shops, luggage storage facilities and a baby care room. Currently the main connection of airport to the city is the local and shuttle bus, and rail link to the airport is proposed to supplement this.

Address: 41 Portovaya Street, Artyom, 692800 Primorski Krai.
Tel: 4232-307-293
Fax: 4232-307-123
Services Information:
Tel: 4232-307-000
Information of flights: 056 or 006.


During summer (Tue, Thu, and Sun) and during winter (Mon and Thu), all boats arrive in Zarubino at 10:00 a.m. the next day, only the Thurday boat continues on to Vladivostok, arriving there at 20:00 p.m. on Friday. Fares are US$170 one-way, US$300 round-trip. And it is also possible to go anywhere in the world by booking a berth on a cargo boat.


There are local bus routes from most suburban locations and nearby towns as well. There are also several international routes, linking Vladivostok to cities in Northeasters China, such as Harbin, Mudanjiang and Suifenhe. It takes about five hours to get to the city from Chinese border, and the road goes through one of the most picturesque places of the Russian Far East.

The bus station is in the Second River region. From the Semyonovskaya bus stop in the center, at the corner of Aleutskaya and Semyonovskaya, take 23 or 23A. It will take you 20-35 minutes to get there, depending on traffic.
Tel. for Information: 4232-323-378


The Trans-Siberian Railway takes you here from Moscow. Fares are from $200 single. Trains to Harbin, China take around 30 hours and cost $50.

The overnight Okean train runs between Khabarovsk and Vladivostok, and leaves around 9:00 p.m. Prices are between $20 US and $50 US. There is also a day train.
The Rossiya train (#1) makes the trip all the way to Moscow. Do this in stages, stopping in several cities.

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