Passenger guide - Sochi airport (AER) 

 

Sochi International Airport, opened on November 23, 1945, serves the area of Sochi and the Rosa Khutor Alpine ski resort. It operates with domestic flights to the main destinations in Russia and with international flights within Europe, the Middle East and countries from the ex-USSR.

Official Website: basel.aero
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 5.6 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +7 862 240 0032 / 8 800 301 1991. Information counter on the second floor, sector B.

 
 

The airport is located in the Adler District, on the shores of the Black Sea, 28 km (17.5 miles) southeast from the city of Sochi.

 
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Bus - There are several services from the airport. Lines 105 and 105C operate from 5:20 am to 11:35 pm and travel to Rosa Khutor Alpine Center, Khosta, Kudepsta and Sochi Central Station, with a journey time of 45 minutes. Route 135 runs to Rosa Khutor Alpine Center and Adler from 7:05 am to 11:35 pm, while bus 131 heads for Galitsyno and Adler from 6:00 am to 7:35 pm.
In addition, there is an express shuttle (SkyBus) that links the enclosure with the ski resorts of Krasnaya Polyana, Gorki Gorod, Laura and Rosa Khutor.

Train
 - The Aeroexpress (Tel +7 800 775 0000) connects the airport with downtown Adler and Sochi and with Rosa Khutor in 1 hour, departing every day at 11:00 am.

Taxi - Cabs from Avtoliga (Tel +7 988 233 9901 / 8 988 880 0002) available outside the terminal. The company has a reservation desk on the first floor of the terminal, in the baggage reclaim area. The trip to the city centre takes approximately 30 minutes.

 

Car rental offices are situated in the Arrivals Hall.

Avis (Tel +7 928 848 1551 / 8 800 250 1213 - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm)
IdRIVE (Tel +7 495 926 6353 / 8 800 550 4035 / 8 909 424 2628)
RentMotors (Tel +7 988 235 5522)
Sochi Rent-a-Car (Tel +7 988 282 9797)
UrentCar (Tel 8 800 700 9574 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)

 

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (24 hours a day), mobile phone service and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- Both before and after the security checkpoint there are bars and coffee shops. Shokoladnitsa, Buratinos, Grenki-Pub and Baboushka Canteen are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Duty-free store on the second floor, sector C, open around the clock. Delicatessen, souvenirs, books, newspapers and magazines, apparel, jewellery, accessories, flowers, toys.
Baggage- Secure wrapping 24 hours a day on the second floor, sector B, across from the check-in desks (Tel 8 800 555 5244). Luggage storage on the first floor, sector C, available around the clock (Tel +7 918 903 1676). Lost and found office next to the baggage reclaim area, available from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm (Tel +7 988 233 6118).
Other Services- Art gallery, nursing room, first aid clinic, pharmacy, spa.

 

There is a network of parking lots inside the grounds, in addition to spaces for motorcycles and bicycles. The rates will depend on the distance to the terminal. The first 15 minutes have no charge. More information: Tel 8 862 249 7214 / 8 988 231 6246. Prices

 

The terminal building is equipped with facilities for people with reduced mobility, such as wheelchairs, ambulifts, dedicated counters and lanes through the security control, elevators, adapted restrooms and free parking spaces. By previous request, the service staff can help the passenger through the different controls and while boarding the plane. If it is necessary, arrange the proper services with your airline at least 48 hours in advance. More information: Tel +7 862 249 7773.

 

There are several accommodation alternatives, for different budgets, near the airport: Inn Amosov's House (Tel +7 988 235 2226), Guest House Vse Ryadom (Tel +7 918 915 6844), Hotel Cube (Tel +7 938 444 4754), Hotel Atria (Tel 8 862 295 8105), Guest House Svetlana (Tel +7 988 189 2562), Khostel (Tel +7 988 409 3032), ML Hotel (Tel +7 988 406 0707), Sergiy (Tel +7 988 235 3585), Hotel Olymp (Tel +7 918 000 6716), Anaida-Sochi Guest House (Tel +7 918 209 5416).

 
 
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Latest updates: April, 10, 2018
 
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