|Airport of arrival:||Uytash Airport|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Makhachkala:||2 hours 20 minutes|
Makhachkala which is located within the borders of the Republic of Dagestan is ranked as the city with the largest population in the North Caucasus region where the city is located. With the increasing investment and incentives, more and more tourists are visiting this city. Enjoy the cheapest flight tickets with Pegasus Airlines and from Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Makhachkala and visit this city with a diverse culture.
Makhachkala is considered one of the trending and highly demanded cities in this region. There are different types of flights which the passengers can take when they desire to reach the borders of this city.
There are both direct flights and flights with multiple transfers to fly here. Pegasus Airlines offers the best Makhachkala flight prices with direct flight options. Since the direct flight will only take about 2 hours and 20 minutes, flying from Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Makhachkala Airports comes with its advantages.
The other option is the flights with the transfer that can help passengers to reach the city of Makhachkala anywhere around the world. There are one-stop flights from Ankara, İzmir, Antalya, Gaziantep, and other cities in Turkey to Makhachkala. Also, other one-stop options make the stop in Tbilisi and Moscow. The flights with one or multiple stops can take up to 8 hours or even more. Direct Makhachkala flights offered by Pegasus Airlines from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport are one of the best and shortest options to reach this city.
About Makhachkala Airport
Makhachkala Uytash Airport is located between Makhachkala and Kaspiysk cities. The airport is positioned near the city centre within the borders of the Republic of Dagestan. The travellers who wish to visit other cities in the Republic of Dagestan also use this airport to fly from other countries. Approximately 1 million passengers fly to this airport every year.
There are different flight options when you want to go to Makhachkala. The direct flight is the fastest option to fly to the city. But there are also transit flight options. While Makhachkala Airport is the main airport of the city, there are other options with cheap flight opportunities. Grozny Airport is 160 km away from the city. Also, Qabala airport and Magas airport are 221 km away from the city. Tbilisi Airport is just 256 km away from the city. Travellers who want to visit Makhachkala can find direct flights to Makhachkala or find a transit flight from any of these airports.
Transportation from Makhachkala Airport to The City Centre
Makhachkala Uytash Airport is 25 km away from the Makhachkala city centre. 40 minutes is the duration you need to go from Makhachkala airport to the city centre. The travel options to complete this journey for incoming passengers are a public bus, taxi, or a rental car.
The public transport in Makhachkala is highly developed. Tourists and visitors can find a lot of transport options to move inside the city. These options are buses and trolleys. Also, visitors can take a taxi or rent a car to visit the outer sections of the city.
Makhachkala offers a wide range of different hotels and accommodation types. There are 5-star hotels as well as short-term rental houses.
Book your Makhachkala hotel now and benefit from the best hotel prices.
Since the city is located in the Northern part of the Caucasus, the food and cuisine in Makhachkala are rich. Visitors can find traces of Russian cuisine when they visit this city. There are lots of local restaurants in the city centre.
To learn more about what you can eat in this city, visit our Makhachkala City Guide.
Visitors who get a Dagestan visa to visit Makhachkala might not be able to visit the other cities of the Russian Federation. The Russian Federation issues different visas for different regions of the country. Some of these visas might not be valid in other regions. Therefore, travellers need to check all the visa requirements and make plans according to the cities they are planning to visit.
The closest cities of Makhachkala are as follows:
- Novyy Khushet – 9.61 km
- Kaspiysk – 15.32
- Karabudakhkent – 30.24
- Buynaksk – 35.13
If you are planning a trip to Makhachkala, you can also visit the neighbouring cities to discover the culture in the country.
Phone Code: +7
General emergency: 112
Places to see
In Makhachkala, some of the places you can visit as an attraction centre are Grand Mosque of Makhachkala, Holy Dormition Cathedral, National Museum of Dagestan and Dagestan Museum of Fine Arts. For more information about the city’s sites for attractions and places to visit, check the comprehensive Makhachkala City Guide.
Makhachkala is a popular destination in the Caucasus region. The best time to get the cheapest Makhachkala flight tickets is during the fall and winter months. If you plan your trip to the city earlier, you can benefit from amazing deals.
The Republic of Dagestan requires a Russian visa. However, the visa application should be made for the Republic of Dagestan as the visas issued by the Russian Federation might vary depending on the region. Please check the official visa application page to learn more about your country's requirements.
Dagestan is a mountainous country in general. Yet, Makhachkala is located at the coasts of the Caspian Sea. This is why the best time to visit this city is spring and summer. You can find cheap flight tickets to Makhachkala if you book your flight early.
Istanbul- Makhachkala flight takes around 2 hours 20 minutes. However, there are also transit flight options that take slightly longer than direct flights. Check the direct flight from Istanbul to Makhachkala to book your cheap flight now.
Makhachkala is located in the +3 UTC zone.