Minsk National Airport Guide (MSQ)

Airport info
Code: MSQ
Address:
M2, Minsk, 220054, Belarus
Location:

The airport is located about 42km (26 miles) east of the city of Minsk.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +375
Telephone:
+375 17 279 1300
Timezone: GMT ++03:00

Minsk National Airport, located 42km (26 miles) east of the city of Minsk, is Belarus's principal international gateway. Our Minsk National Airport guide provides details on how to get to and from the airport, potential accommodation options nearby and information regarding terminal facilities.

Information

There is an information office located in Arrivals. A number of desks offering tourist information and assistance can be found on the ground floor.

Email address: 
info@airport.by
Website
www.airport.by
Driving directions

From central Minsk take Praspyekt Nyezalyezhnastsi northeast, merging onto the M2 highway. Continue along the M2 until you reach the airport. The total drive time from Minsk to the airport is approximately 40 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: Bus route 300Э operates from the airport bus stop (located in front of gates 5-6) to the central Minsk bus terminal, which is also close to the city's main railway station (journey time: 60 minutes; fare: approx. US$2). Tickets can be purchased on the bus at the airport.

Taxi: Cabs are readily available outside Arrivals. The fare into the city fluctuates between US$25-30 and should take around 40 minutes. There are two official taxi service counters in the terminal (presentation of boarding card required) offering fixed rates.

Terminal facilities

Money

A Belarusbank is located on the second floor of the terminal and offers currency exchange along with general banking services. A currency exchange service is also offered on the ground floor courtesy of BPS-Sberbank. ATMs are dotted throughout the terminal and are readily available.

Communication

Paid-for Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the terminal; cards to access this service can be purchased in several cafés and shops in the airport.

Food

There is a full service restaurant in Arrivals, offering Belarusian dishes, along with a selection of smaller cafés and bars.

Shopping

Duty-free shopping is available at the airport with items on sale including perfumery products, cosmetics, souvenirs, liqueurs and tobacco. Other shops at the terminal are also available, selling local goods, souvenirs, stationery and phone and internet cards.

Luggage

24-hour luggage storage is available in Arrivals. Trolleys are also available throughout the terminal. Lost and found enquiries should be directed to Airport Information (tel: +375 17 279 1300).

Other

Other facilities at Minsk National Airport include baby changing rooms, a children's play area, a gymnasium, a photo booth and a first aid centre.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no meeting facilities at the airport. For conference and meeting facilities it is necessary to travel into the centre of Minsk where these services are available in larger hotels, including the Crowne Plaza (tel: +375 17 200 9353; www.cpminsk.com).

Disabled facilities

The airport is fully accessible to disabled passengers, with lifts and disabled toilet facilities. Designated disabled parking is available immediately opposite the terminal entrance. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking

Long- and short-stay parking spaces are available in two guarded car parks located immediately outside the terminal. For more information on parking at the airport contact the dedicated parking helpline (tel: +375 17 279 2901).

Car rental

International car rental companies Avis and Sixt are represented at the airport, with desks located in Arrivals.

Hotels

A few rooms are available at the airport for short-term hire by transit passengers. There is no other accommodation at or near the airport, the only available hotels being situated in the city centre, 42km (26 miles) away.


Crowne Plaza

+375 17 218 3400

One of a few internationally branded hotels in Minsk, the Crowne Plaza is centrally located and close to the main railway station. It features an indoor pool, gymnasium and two restaurants, along with meeting and conference rooms.

Vulitsa Kirava 13, 220030, Minsk, Belarus

Hampton by Hilton Minsk

+375 17 215 4000

Close to the main railway station, this is a modern hotel convenient for shops and sightseeing attractions. Breakfast is included in the room rate, and snacks are available 24 hours.

8 Tolstogo Street, 220007, Minsk, Belarus

Garni Hotel

+375 17 229 7600

The 3-star Hotel Garni is a more economical option in the city centre. Housed in a historic building, it has a business centre and meeting facilities. The restaurant offers both Belarusian and European cuisine.

11 International Street, 220030, Minsk, Belarus
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