How to get to Sochi?
Sochi is a resort not only in Russia, but also on a global scale. Sochi is located on the Black Sea coast of the Krasnodar Territory, as well as near the Main Caucasus Range, which makes the resort special, because here you can not only relax on the sea, but also engage in winter sports in the Caucasus Mountains.
Thanks to this geographical location, Sochi became the city where the 2014 Olympic Games were held. Five hundred billion rubles were spent on the construction of many sports facilities and the ennobling of the city.
Sochi is not only a resort, but also an important transportation hub in Russia and the world, as well as the cultural center of the Black Sea coast. Thanks to an extensive transport system, the city can be reached from anywhere in Russia in various ways.
Let's take a closer look at how to get to Sochi.
How to get to Sochi from Moscow by plane
Direct flights from Moscow to Sochi fly from airports around the clock and quite often. You can easily buy a ticket on the websites of airlines or directly at the airport. For example, on the site or.
The international airport in the city of Sochi is located in the Adler district. About thirty kilometers from the airport to the city. Between the airport and the city, there are round-the-clock shuttle taxis, buses and electric trains. You can also rent a car or a taxi at any time.
A flight to Sochi is the best option to quickly get to the resort, but the costs will be appropriate.
How to get to Sochi from Moscow by train
Getting there by train from Moscow to Sochi is very easy. Trains run regularly, and buying a ticket is also not difficult. The train goes about a day to Sochi and follows through dozens of stations and cities in Russia.
There are several railway stations in the city - Central, Lazarevsky, Adlersky and Khostinsky. Trains go through all four stations. View and buy train tickets you can at.
This transport is suitable for those who want to save, but the path will take quite a lot of time.
How to get to Sochi from Moscow by car
The city of Sochi is connected to the main highway of the Krasnodar Territory M27, which passes through many cities and ends in the village of Dzhubga.In the same place, the route smoothly passes to the federal highway M4, passing through the Don, Novorossiysk and Moscow. It is on M4 that you need to start driving in the direction of Sochi by car, and then in the village of Dzhubga go to M27 to Sochi.
You can also drive to Volgograd on the M6 highway, and then go to Rostov-on-Don and go to the M4.
The advantage of this trip is that you can see many other cities, regions, natural and climatic conditions, however, the road will take a lot of time and fuel consumption, and you will also need to stop somewhere for the night. In the summer, on the M27 highway, there are often severe congestion and traffic jams due to the narrow route and the abundance of holidaymakers traveling to Sochi and the nearest resorts. In the offseason, you can drive into the city without any problems and traffic jams.
How to get to Sochi from Moscow by bus
Bus service to Sochi is connected with many cities in southern Russia. Mainly with the cities of the Krasnodar Territory, as well as the nearest regions. However, it is possible to go by bus from Moscow, but these buses are seasonal and they don’t travel as often (the Sochi bus station is located in the center of the city on Gorky Street).
In the summer season, travel companies always organize comfortable buses to Sochi from Moscow. Will have to go more than a day depending on the situation on the roads.
Such transport has advantages in low price and relatively high ride comfort. You can see the price and schedule of the bus to Sochi from Moscow on or.
How to get to Sochi from Moscow by ship
The city of Sochi has a large international port. It is possible to get there by passenger transport from the cities of Batumi (Georgia), Gagra (Abkhazia) and Trabzon (Turkey). However, these cities will first have to be reached from Moscow by plane, train, bus or car.
At the same time, most ships are sent only twice a week, however, the price will be low, and the journey will take from an hour to twelve hours, depending on the distance from the city of sending passenger ships to Sochi.