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About Dushanbe Intl. Airport

Dushanbe International Airport is an international airport in the city of Dushanbe, the capital city of Tajikistan. Constructed in 1924, the airport was restored a few times in certain periods. In 2014, more than 1.5 million passengers visited Dushanbe International Airport, which had a new runway in 2012. The projects to enhance the air traffic of the airport are continued, and the airport is used by more than 300 thousand passengers every year.

Getting to the City Center from Dushanbe Intl. Airport

Known as the capital of Tajikistan located in Central Asia, Dushanbe is a special city with its rich cultural heritage, authentic architecture and cosmopolitanism. Dushanbe Airport hosts passengers who want to travel to this city. Dushanbe is situated at the confluence of the two rivers Varzob and Kofarnihon. The central region of the city consists of Rudaki Avenue and the nearby Rudaki Park.

The city is divided into four basic regions as Aviccena, Ferdowsi, Ismail Samani and Shah Mansur. Public transportation alternatives in the city are generally budget-friendly. The most common public transportation vehicles in the city are minibuses and shared taxis. Buses and trolleybuses are also among the preferred public transportation vehicles. The central railway station, which is close to the city center, offers transportation service to some parts of the city.

This station is home to international and intercity services. There are many alternatives that you can use to reach the city center from the airport. One of these alternatives is public transportation. Trolleybuses, trains, minibuses and shared taxis can be used for the transportation to the central regions of the city from the airport. If you want to have a more comfortable travel to the city center, you can get on a taxi or rent a car.

Bus

The bus routes 2, 8 and 12 departing from the airport carry passengers to the city center in about 20 minutes. Buses have a wide transportation network throughout the city. There are sixteen bus routes operating in the city. Bus routes 3A and 23 pass through the railway station.

Trolleybus

By getting on trolleybus routes 2 and 4 departing from the airport, you can arrive at A. Donish, S. Ayni, A. Rudaki, Somoni and N. Mahsumov stations. From here, you can arrive at your destination by getting on a public transportation vehicle or other trolleybus route. Trolleybuses have a key importance in urban transportation.

Travelling with trolleybuses is more affordable than buses. There are eight trolleybus routes, including 1, 24, 5, 8, 10, 12 and 14, which operate throughout Dushanbe.

Trolleybus route 1 takes passengers to S. Ayni Culture Park and Railway Station, route 9 and 10 to Obshoron region, route 11 to S. Ayni Culture Park and Somoni regions and route 12 to shopping center and Gulbutta regions.

Train

It is possible to get to the city center through train lines 3 and 4 departing from the railway station located near the airport.

Minibus (Marshrutka)

Known as Marshrutka in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, minibuses are a very useful public transportation alternatives in Dushanbe. Although the minibuses have a wide transportation network, they are more crowded compared to other public transportation such as buses, trolleys and buses; also, minibuses demand higher amounts than trolleybuses.

By using minibus route 33 you can get to A. Donish, Nazarshoev, Rudaki, S. Ayni, S. Sherozi and N. Carabo regions. From these regions, you can get on a different transportation vehicle depending on your destination.

Routes 1, 3, 17 and 29 are among the minibus routes providing transportation opportunity in the city. By using route 3 you can travel to the railway station.

Shared Taxi

There are shared taxis operating between certain regions in the city. Travelling with these vehicles are comfortable and budget-friendly. If you are planning to go to Karabolo or 82nd district of the city, you can travel to the Rudaki, Somoni and US Embassy regions by using shared taxi route 8 that departs from the airport.

Taxi

Using a taxi in Dushanbe is a useful alternative contrary to many other cities. Taxis, contrary to what is believed, can be more suitable for your budget. If you are travelling as a crowded group, it can be more affordable to use a taxi instead of public transportation vehicle.

Car Rental

Another comfortable and quick option for travelling in the city is car rental. You can rent your car from Rent a Car office located at the airport or you can make a reservation online before your flight. By 2015, the offices where you can rent a bicycle in the city have also started to provide service for visitors.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2017
Getting to Dushanbe Intl. Airport from the City Center

Known as the capital of Tajikistan located in Central Asia, Dushanbe is a special city with its rich cultural heritage, authentic architecture and cosmopolitanism. Dushanbe Airport hosts passengers who want to travel to this city.

The region known as the city center of Dushanbe, which is situated at the confluence of the two rivers Varzob and Kofarnihon, covers Rudaki Avenue and the nearby Rudaki Park. The city is divided into four basic regions. The names of these regions are Aviccena, Ferdowsi, Ismail Samani and Shah Mansur.

It can be said that the public transportation alternatives in the city are generally budget-friendly. The most common public transportation vehicles in the city are minibuses and taxis. Buses and trolleybuses are also among the preferred public transportation vehicles. The central railway station, which is close to the city center, offers transportation service to some parts of the city and is also used as the main station for international and intercity flights.

There are many alternatives that you can use to reach the airport from the city center. One of these alternatives is public transportation. Trolleybuses, trains, minibuses and shared taxis departing from certain parts of the city can be used for the transportation to the airport.

If you want to have a more comfortable and quicker travel to the airport, you can get on a taxi or rent a car.

Bus

Buses have a highly comprehensive transportation network throughout the city; however, they don’t offer a direct transportation option to the airport. There are sixteen bus routes operating in the city. You can get to the railway station by using bus routes 3A and 23.

Trolleybus

By getting on a public transportation vehicle or taxi from your location in the city, you can arrive at A. Donish, S. Ayni, A. Rudaki, Somoni and N. Mahsumov stations. From here, you can get on trolleybus routes 2 or 4 and directly arrive at the airport. Trolleybuses have a key importance in urban transportation. Although they have fewer routes than buses, trolleybuses are more affordable than buses.

There are eight trolleybus routes, including 1, 24, 5, 8, 10, 12 and 14, which operate throughout Dushanbe.

Trolleybus route 1 takes passengers to S. Ayni Culture Park and Railway Station, route 9 and 10 to Obshoron region, route 11 to S. Ayni Culture Park and Somoni regions and route 12 to shopping center and Gulbutta regions.

Train

By using lines 3 and 4, you can get to the railway station which is close to the airport.

Minibus (Marshrutka)

Known as Marshrutka in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, minibuses are a very useful public transportation alternatives in Dushanbe. Although the minibuses have a wide transportation network, they are more crowded compared to other public transportation such as buses, trolleys and buses; also, minibuses demand higher amounts than trolleybuses.

To arrive at the airport by using minibuses, you need to get to A. Donish, Nazarshoev, Rudaki, S. Ayni, S. Sherozi and N. Carabo regions by using a public transportation vehicle or by taking a taxi. It is possible to directly get to the airport by using the minibus route 33 passing through these regions.

Routes 1, 3, 17 and 29 are among the minibus routes providing transportation opportunity in the city. By using route 3 you can travel to the railway station.

Shared Taxi

There are shared taxis operating between certain regions in the city. Travelling with these vehicles are comfortable and budget-friendly. If you are near Karabolo or 82nd district of the city, you can get to the airport by getting on shared taxi route 8 departing from Rudaki, Somoni and US Embassy regions.

Taxi

Using a taxi in Dushanbe is a useful alternative contrary to many other cities. Taxis, contrary to what is believed, can be more suitable for your budget. If you are travelling as a crowded group, it can be more affordable to use a taxi instead of public transportation vehicle.

Car Rental

Another comfortable and quick option for travelling in the city is car rental. You can rent your car from various car rental companies located in the city, or you can make a reservation online before your flight. By 2015, the offices where you can rent a bicycle in the city have also started to provide service for visitors.

Airport Information

Having the capacity of hosting 200 passengers per hour, Dushanbe International Airport continue enhancing its facilities. Located in the southeast of the city, the airport is not very close to the city center.

At the airport, there are special areas offering more comfortable services for VIP and CIP guests. As you can spend good time in one of the restaurants, cafes, fast food shops and bars found in the terminal, it is also possible to do shopping at Duty Free stores where you can buy high-quality products at reasonable prices without paying taxes.

There is also internet service at the airport. You can buy newspapers and magazines from the shops in the terminal and benefit from ATM machines for your money transactions.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2017

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