Blagoveshchensk is the administrative center of the Amur Oblast region in Russia, and is about 8.000 kilometers from the capital Moscow, to the east of the country. The city generally has a continental climate and the winters are hard. The warm weather in the spring months provides an environment where the city and its surroundings can be visited more comfortably in the summer months. The highest temperatures in July and August do not exceed 22-23 degrees Celsius.
In the city, which is the administrative center of the region where it is located, trade has an important role. Particularly border trade with China plays an important role in the development of the city. There is a small airport on the Trans-Siberian highway and railway, and a port on the Amur River.
Among the places worth seeing in the city are the Amur River, which stands out with its calm and peaceful atmosphere, the Annuciation Cathedral, Pervomaiskiy Park and Victory Square, which are the most important places. There are also a number of theaters where you can watch traditional Russian shows and performances.
You can use airport taxis for travelling to Blagoveshchensk city center which is located 20 km of Ignatyevo Airport. Another option is benefitting from the car rental and transfer services offered at Ignatyevo Airport. For a more practical transportation alternative, you can call the hotel you will stay in Blagoveshchensk and request a transfer vehicle from your hotel. It lasts about 30-35 minutes to reach the city center of Blagoveshchensk from Ignatyevo Airport.
You can see the taxi stands of the airport taxis just outside the arrival terminal of Ignatyevo Airport. The airport taxis offer service at all hours of the day and night. The cost of travelling to Blagoveshchensk city center from the Ignatyevo Airport in a comfortable and fast way is about 700-850 Russian Ruble. The travel to the city center from the airport lasts approximately 30 minutes. If you will prefer a private taxi company, you can call a taxi to Ignatyevo Airport by calling Zelenoglazoye Taxi (+74162388398), which is one of the most popular taxi companies in the city.
At Ignatyevo Airport, there are the offices of many domestic and foreign car rental companies. If you choose one of these companies and make a reservation in advance, you can receive your car in a short time if you have an international driver’s license. You can easily and comfortably travel to Blagoveshchensk city center by renting a car from Ignatyevo Airport. The travel lasts about 20-25 minutes.Last Updated: May 30, 2017