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Manas International Airport is the main airport of Kyrgyzstan and is located 25 km away from the city center. The airport operates 24 hours and meets the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization. It is connected with international hubs such as Istanbul – Ataturk, Moscow – Domodedovo and Moscow – Sheremetyevo with daily flights. Click here to see the main airline connections to Bishkek.

Taxi from Manas airport to Bishkek will cost you 550-700 KGS ($8- $10).  Please turn to the Information Desk at the airport to arrange a taxi to Bishkek, avoid negotiations with free-lance taxi drivers.


Taxi options in Bishkek

There are a lot of taxi companies in Bishkek.  Many official taxis have a meter that will be turned on as soon as your journey begins.                                                                         The ride from downtown to AUCA will cost you around KGS170.

Here are the most popular taxi companies in Bishkek:

SMS Taxi


Short number: 1236

0551 06-1236,

Jorgo Taxi



Short number: 2022

0550 33 2022,


Udacha Taxi

 Short number: 154,


Express Taxi

 Short number: 156


Alfa Taxi

0312 579999


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Public transportation

Bishkek has an extensive network of mini-buses, known as marshrutkas. They generally cost KGS10 (KGS12 at night). Go to the to find out which mini-bus number you should take or download the free Android app to use offline on your mobile phone.

The following marshrutkas go to AUCA from Dostuk Hotel:  172, 180, 151, 117.