There is one international airport, called “Khrabrovo”, in the territory of the Kaliningrad region. The airport is located around 20 km from the centre of Kaliningrad.
In the airport building itself there are cash machines, free wi-fi, a café, a canteen, a meeting room, pharmacies, shops, car rentals , taxi stands, stands of mobile phone operators, a baby change area, first aid services, luggage area, and bag wrapping services.
In the right wing of the central hall of the airport there are nine check-in desks.
On-line schedule of arrivals and departures for the passengers is located on the official website of the airport. To change the language to English, press the sign «EN» in the upper right corner.
Check-in for Russian flights usually begins two hours before scheduled departure. Check-in for international flights usually begins three hours before scheduled departure.
Check-in is finished not earlier than 40 minutes before scheduled departure. A number of airlines offer on-line check-in on the their websites, or at the self-service check-in kiosks.
Getting to and from Kaliningrad airport
You can go by taxi, with the average cost of the trip equal to 500 Rbls either way
At the exit of the airport you can see the taxi stands of the taxi firms accredited by the airport. Taxis of other taxi firms stop at the taxi ranks outside the airport; all taxis are fully licensed. All official taxi cars have special signs. In order to avoid any misuderstandings, we do not recommend you to go by private minicabs.
If you book a taxi at the official taxi counter at the airport, the payment is made to the manager there in cash. You need not pay anything to the driver. Ask the manager to show you the car.
If you hire a taxi in the street, the driver should tell you the fare after you tell him your destination. Payment is made to the driver in cash after arrival at the destination. When you pay for taxi service, try to give the exact fare as taxi drivers often “do not have change”.
You can also get to and from the airport by public transport. The bus route Kaliningrad Yuzhny (Southern) railway station – Airport “Khrabrovo”-Kaliningrad Yuzhny (Southern) railway station is provided by the bus 244-Э. The driver has the right to stop only at the bus stops. Stops are made by request of the passengers.
The bus to the airport leaves the Yuzhny(Southern) railway station every day from 07:00 untill 20:20 at an interval of every 40 minutes. The bus from the airport leaves the airport “Khrabrovo” from 08:20 till 22:00 at an interval of about 45 minutes. The average travel time is about 45minutes. Detailed travel information can be found on the website of the airport.
How to get to the other cities of Kaliningrad region
From 01 May till 01 October it is possible to get from the airport directly to the resorts of the Kaliningrad region – Svetlogorsk, Pionersky, Zelenogradsk, Donskoye. Direct bus route №243 Э operates every day. The bus leaves the airport daily at 10:25, 14:25 and 18:55. The average travel time is 1 hour 45 minutes. Detailed travel information can be found on the website of the airport.
All the information is actual as given for May 2016.