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Kazan Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kazan Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

KZN Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Kazan International Airport.

What to Expect

Kazan Airport (code: KZN) has three terminals. Recently renovated and expanded for international traffic, Terminals T1 and T1A connect on the landside. A short walk away, Terminal 2 handles regional flights. You’ll find several cafes and eateries in Terminals 1 and 1A (all open 24 hours), as well as duty-free and retail shops. Free WiFi helps pass the time. For added comfort while you wait, there are a few airport lounges, and one has showers for freshening up. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Kazan Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info, or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Kazan Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Kazan Airport:

  • Kravt Hotel Kazan Airport – Located within walking distance of the airport.  » Check Rates

For more hotel options, you must head into the city, which is a 15-minute drive away.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Kazan, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

Terminal 1
  • Sky Lounge– Location: Terminal 1, Airside, Ground Floor (International flights). Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.
Terminal 1A
  • Air Lounge – Location: Terminal 1A, Landside. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.
  • Business Lounge – Location: Terminal 1A,  Airside, Ground Floor (Domestic Flights). Hours: open 24 hours.
  • Prime Lounge – Location: Terminal 1A, Airside, Ground Floor (International Flights). Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.
Terminal 2
  • Business Lounge – Location: Terminal 2, Airside, 1st Floor (Domestic flights). Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.
  • Gabdulla Tukai Lounge – Location: Terminal 2, Airside, 2nd Floor.

Related Pages: Kazan Airport Lounges

Drinking Water

Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Food & Drinks

All food concessions throughout the airport are open 24 hours:
» Terminal 1, ground floor: Coffee Cava • Space Coffee
» Terminal 1A, ground floor: Costa Coffee.
» Terminal 1A, left wing, 1st floor: Il Patio
» Terminal 1A, International flights, Departures: American Bar & Grill • Costa Coffee • Mama Russia (1st floor)
» Terminal 1A, Domestic flights, Departures: American Bar & Grill • Costa Coffee
» Terminal 2, Floor 2: The Kraft. Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Luggage Storage & Lockers

Luggage storage is available at a rate of 400 RUB/bag for the first 24 hours, then 200 RUB/bag for each additional 24-hour period. Location: Baggage Room in Terminal 1, Ground Floor. Hours: Open 24 hours.

Mobile Charging

A reader tells us there is a charging port near the domestic check-in area. (June 2019)

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


Showers are available inside the VIP Lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ]


Free WiFi is available throughout the airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available 24 hours a day. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Terminal 1A.

Baby Care Facilities – A kitchen, TV lounge, nursing room, changing tables, and more are available in the Mother and Child Room. This room is accessible to female travellers with preschool-aged children, pregnant women (2nd trimester and beyond), and mobility-impaired children aged 14 and under. Entry is free, but a passport, flight ticket, and medical clearance by airport medical staff are required to access the facility. Two locations: T1A (2nd floor) • T2 (2nd floor). Hours: Open 24 hours.

Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area in the Mother and Child Rooms.

Currency Exchange – Tata Investbank and AK BARS Bank offer full-service banking and currency exchange 24 hours daily.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available, along with a newstand, minimarket, and a small variety of retail shops.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, visit the information desk in Terminal 1A in front of the domestic arrival area. Hours: 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM.

Luggage Wrapping – Pack & Fly luggage wrapping service is available for 450 RUB per bag. Location: Terminal 1A, Landside, Domestic flights check-in area.

Medical Services – Urgent and emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day in the airport Emergency Room. Location: T2, ground floor.

Pharmacy – Location: Terminal 1A, Landside, 1st floor.

Post Office – Send your last-minute postcards to friends and family from the airport’s post office. Location: Terminal 1A, ground floor. Hours: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Mon-Fri) • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Sat) • Closed (Sun). Note: the post office closes for a lunch break from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Kazan Airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroflot • Azur Air • Azimuth • Belavia • Ikar • Iraero • Nordwind • Orenburzhye • Pobeda • Red Wings • Royal Flight • Rossia Airlines • SmartVia• S7 Airlines • Somon Airways • Turkish Airlines • Ural Airlines • Utair • Uzbekistan Airways • Yamal Airlines • Wizz Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


A public bus route runs approximately every 20 minutes from KZN airport to downtown Kazan, with many stops along the way. At the time of this update, the fare is 20-40 rubles. Buses run from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Bus 197 operates from Kazan City Centre to the airport.

Car Rentals

Avis/Budget and Hertz have counters in Terminal 1A.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


The airport is connected to the Kazan Central Railway Station by E-Train. Hours: 6:00 AM until early evening. Travel Time: 30 minutes to/from the airport.


Taxis are available, but they should be ordered at the desk in the arrivals area of Terminal 1A. Most destinations have set fees. The airport warns against using private taxi drivers due to potential danger.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.