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4,998 Km
6 hour 10 min
Birmingham New Street Railway Station

Transportation to Karaganda Airport from the City Center

To reach Karaganda Sary-Arka Airport from Karaganda city center as soon as possible, you need to choose a taxi or car rental service. If you are looking for a more affordable means of transportation, you can choose the bus option. It lasts maximum 40 minutes to reach Karaganda Sary-Arka Airport from the city center.


You can use the buses departing from the city center in order to get to Karaganda Sary-Arka Airport which is located 24 kilometers of the city center. Travelling by bus is both economical and budget-friendly. It is possible to reach Karaganda Sary-Arka Airport in only 35-40 minutes.


Using a Karaganda taxi will be the right option for you if you will be at the airport at a late hour or the departure times of the buses are not suitable for you. It is the most preferred means of transportation for travelling to the airport from the city center as well as travelling in the city. By paying a fare of 14-18 dollars, you can reach Karaganda Sary-Arka Airport in about 20-25 minutes.

Car Rental

If you make a search on the internet about the car rental companies which you will come across at every step in Karaganda and make a pre-reservation, you can get a more affordable transportation service. By renting a car in Karaganda city center on an hourly or daily basis, you can reach Karaganda Sary-Arka Airport in approximately 20-25 minutes.

Airport Information

Karaganda Sary-Arka Airport, which is situated 24 km southeast of the city center, was built in 1934 and in 1992 it assumed the title of international airport. At Karaganda Sary-Arka Airport, there are a number of stores where you can do shopping while waiting for your flight, eating and drinking areas such as cafes and restaurants, duty-free shops, free internet access and lounges. In addition, you can make use of alternatives such as foreign exchange office, ATM machine and tourist information offices.

Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016

Transportation to Birmingham City Center from Airport

Birmingham is a city located in West Midlands, England, at the basin of the Severn and Trent rivers. It is the one of the biggest cities in the country and the second most populated city in the country, after London. Those who want to travel to Birmingham fly into Birmingham Airport. The city contains five main areas that are intertwined. The first zone covers the area known as New Street, which is the innermost part of the city and considered the city center.

When it comes to urban transportation most of the city is accessible by bicycle or on foot. The executive body responsible for the public transportation network in the city is Network West Midlands. This institution encourages citizens and visitors to use bicycles to get around in the city. Buses provide transportation to most parts of Birmingham as well. Many of these bus lines are run by National Express West Midlands. There are also Diamond Buses that operate throughout the city. If you are planning on riding multiple buses throughout the day we would recommend buying a day ticket, also referred to as a daysaver, because it is more economical than buying a single trip ticket.

Single fare or daysaver tickets for National Express West Midlands buses can be purchased on board from the driver but you must have the exact fare, the driver cannot give you change. Therefore we recommend that you have the exact fare ready before boarding the bus. You can also purchase different ticket options with longer validity from the Pavilion Shopping Centre, which is located in close proximity to the Moor Street Station.

There are many public transportation alternatives in the city that provide transportation to the airport. Most of these options provide transportation to the airport from the city center or from the main train station. Birmingham Airport is located about 10 km from the city center.

Air-Rail Link

The Air-Rail Link is a people mover located above ground that provides transportation between the airport and Birmingham International Station. The Air-Rail Link operates from 5:15 am to 2 am and runs every 2 minutes. The total travel time between the airport and Birmingham International Station is 2 minutes.


Once you get to Birmingham International Station via the Air-Rail Link you can take a train to New Street Station. The total trip to New Street Station from Birmingham International Station can vary between 10 and 20 minutes. Trains run every 5 to 15 minutes and operate from 6:15 am to 11:15 pm. Trains are usually more expensive when compared to buses. The rail service is provided by London Midland and has an extensive network throughout Birmingham. You can find maps detailing the train routes in tourist information offices located in various parts of the city. The fare for the train can vary depending on the region you will be traveling to. There are 3 main train stations in Birmingham. New Street Station is considered the main station and is located in the city center.

There are four different train lines that run throughout the city. The yellow line runs between Wolverhampton and Northampton, the green line runs between Hereford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa, the red line runs between Redditch and Lichfield Trent Valley, and the blue line runs between Rugeley Trent Valley and Walsall.

There are also longer lines that provide transportation to neighboring cities. The majority of the train lines intersect at certain points so passengers can easily transfer between lines.


Bus number 900 provides transportation to the city center from the airport. This bus runs every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes at night and on Sundays.

Bus number 97 also provides transportation to the city center from the airport but it followers a longer route. However, one advantage that bus number 97 has is that it operates 24 hours a day. This bus runs every hour on the hour. Bus number 966 provides transportation from the airport to Solihull and Erdington.

This bus runs every 30 minutes during the day and every hour, on the hour, at nights and on Sundays. There is no central bus station in the city, instead buses depart from various parts of the city.

The majority of the buses pass through the Bull Street, Colmore Row, Moor Street, and Priory Queensway areas. Buses generally operate from 5 am to midnight.

There are two routes that buses follow, the Inner Circle, which runs through the city center and the Outer Circle, which avoids entering the city center and runs along the outskirts of the city center.   

There are also bus services that provide transportation between the suburbs, hospitals, and shopping centers. However these services run less frequently at night and on Sundays.


There are also coach services that provide transportation from the airport to Birmingham’s Digbeth Coach Station. The fare for these coach services are approximately the same as city buses. These coach services also operate at night.


The tram line in the city is referred to as the Midland Metro, so make sure not to mistake it for an underground metro line. Unfortunately, there is no tram line that provides transportation to the city center from the airport. There is only one tram line that operates throughout the city.

This line operates between Snow Hill Station, Wolverhampton, Jewellery Quarter, West Bornwich, Wednesbury and Bilston. The tram operates from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm on weekdays and on Saturdays. On Sundays the tram operates from 8 am to 11 pm.


Getting to the city center from the airport by taxi takes about 20 to 30 minutes. Taking a taxi is very convenient however keep in mind that taxi fares in Birmingham are quite high.


Ferry boats can be used as a public transportation alternative in the Gas Street Basin. However the city is not accessible from the airport by ferry.

Rental Car

There are 7 different international rental car companies at Birmingham Airport. You can rent a car from the rental car offices located at the airport or book your vehicle in advance by making a reservation online. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Karaganda-Birmingham flights?

For Karaganda-Birmingham flights, you can use Sary Arka Airport as departure airport, and Birmingham Intl. Airport, Birmingham New Street Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Karaganda-Birmingham and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Karaganda-Birmingham is 4998 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 6 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Karaganda-Birmingham flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Karaganda-Birmingham flights is Monday.

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