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Flights to Atyrau

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Atyrau lies in western Kazakhstan, where the Ural River meets the Caspian Sea. This unique location puts it on the border of Europe and Asia! The city itself is a centre for Kazakhstan's oil industry, but it also has a long history as a fishing centre. If you're looking for outdoor activities, Atyrau offers opportunities for boating and fishing on the Caspian Sea, or venturing into the nearby Caspian Depression for hiking and exploring. The climate is continental, with hot summers and cold winters.

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Airports near Atyrau

You have choices when it comes to reaching Atyrau. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Atyrau.

Atyrau International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Atyrau, located just 7 kilometres northeast of the city centre. It offers both domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Aktau International Airport

Just 242 kilometres southwest of Atyrau, Aktau Airport offers the closest option. It hosts several daily flights from major Kazakh cities like Almaty and Nur-Sultan, with convenient connection options from international hubs like Dubai and Istanbul. This can be a great choice if you prioritize swift arrival and frequent flights.


Oral Ak Zhol Airport

Located 520 kilometres northwest of Atyrau, Oral Airport offers another relatively close option. While flight frequency is lower than Aktau, it provides direct connections to Almaty and Nur-Sultan, along with seasonal flights to Istanbul. Consider this if you prefer fewer stops and don't mind a slightly longer travel time.


Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport

This major hub situated 868 kilometres east of Atyrau connects Atyrau to a vast network of domestic and international destinations. While the distance adds travel time, the airport boasts frequent flights to Almaty, Aktau, and Oral, and offers numerous international connections through major airlines. Choose this option if you prioritize connection variety and flexibility over pure proximity.

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Things to do in Atyrau

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

Imangali Mosque

Discover the Imangali Mosque in Atyrau, Kazakhstan. Its striking architecture and spiritual ambiance make it a must-visit landmark. Admire the beautiful domes and minarets, and immerse yourself in the city's cultural and religious heritage. Experience the serene atmosphere and intricate designs that showcase the local Islamic culture.

Atyrau Bridge

The Atyrau Bridge spans the Ural River, marking the boundary between Europe and Asia. It's an engineering marvel and a symbol of the city's strategic location. Visitors can stand at the crossroads of two continents and capture stunning photos, especially at night when it's illuminated.

Atyrau History Museum

Discover the Atyrau History Museum, a treasure trove of artifacts and exhibits showcasing the city's rich past and present. From ancient archaeological finds to the modern oil industry, learn about the region's history, customs, and the Caspian basin's natural wonders.

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