Perm is one of the largest transport hubs in Russia. The city occupies a particularly advantageous geographical position, as it is located in the center of the country at the intersection of the railway line from Europe to Asia (Trans-Siberian Railway).
Perm is the largest railway junction of the Perm branch of the Sverdlovsk Railway. At Perm II station, trains travel in three directions: western (Kazan, Moscow, St. Petersburg), eastern (Kungur, Yekaterinburg → Vladivostok), Gorno-Zavodsk (Ugleuralskaya, Nizhny Tagil, Priobye). Information about the railway station Perm-2.
Most students first get to know the city, landing at the Bolshoye Savino International Airport. The main volume of regular passenger traffic is carried out along the Perm - Moscow route. Aeroflot - Russian Airlines, S7 Airlines, UTair, Ural Airlines operate together with up to ten flights a day. Charter flights connect Perm with the cities of Turkey, Egypt, Thailand, India, Spain, Greece and other countries. The site of the Bolshoi Savino International Airport.
There is an access to Perm from the M7 E 22 highway (Elabuga – Izhevsk – Perm section); in Perm, the federal highway P242 E 22 (Perm – Yekaterinburg) begins. The city has road exits to all neighboring regions. Perm is connected with many settlements of the Perm agglomeration, all the centers of the administrative territories of the region, as well as Izhevsk, Votkinsk, Sarapul, Naberezhnye Chelny, Nizhnekamsk, Ufa, Neftekamsk, Orenburg, Tolyatti, Yekaterinburg, Krasnoufimsk, Chelyabinsk, Samara, Cheboks. Information about Perm bus stations.
The Kama River flowing through the city is an important link in a single deep-water system in the European part of Russia, which in turn is connected with the waterways of European countries. In Perm there are two of the easternmost river ports in Europe: the port of Perm and the port of Levshino. From Perm, cargo can be transported to the ports of the Baltic, White, Black, Azov and Caspian seas, river ports of the Great European Ring. Tourist routes Perm is connected with St. Petersburg, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Astrakhan. The site of the river station in Perm.
City public transport
The public transport system in Perm includes: buses and trams.
Features of the Perm system of public transport:
- the cost of one trip by public transport is 26 rubles (24 rubles for non-cash payment);
- You should pay the conductor/driver for your ticket directly;
- landing and exit are allowed through any door;
- municipal buses and trams will drop off/receive passengers at every stop;
- at stops, most often there is a sign with buses, trams that stop at this stop;
- unpaid travel threatens with a fine to the violator (the controller works on the lines);
NB: It is very handful to use 2GIS app or Yandex Transport app. They can help you to find the shortest route, the right bus for your destination or when the next bus or tram arrives.
Transport services may slightly change opening hours, so keep this in mind and make sure you catch the last bus / tram. In normal mode, public transport can be used from 6:00 am to 23:00 pm.
Sometimes a taxi is a more suitable means of transport. The cost of the trip can vary from 70-400 rubles, depending on the distance and time of the order (on weekends and at night more expensive). Taxis work around the clock. We strongly recommend using only official taxi services (for example, Yandex, Citymobil).