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  • Free Transportation between Bishkek and Issyk Kul for Air Astana Passengers

    We are pleased to announce that starting from 4th July 2013 through 1st September 2013 Air Astana passengers flying from Almaty/Astana to Bishkek may take advantage of FREE bus service on comfortable buses directly from Bishkek Airport to Issyk-Kul Lake (Cholpon-Ata). This service will be available 6 times a week in both directions.

    Passengers intending to make use of the courtesy transfer are required to advise their booking agent about it for them to enter the necessarry note into their flight booking. Passengers purchasing their flight ticket online at www.airastana.com are required to contact our 24/7 Call Centre on +7 727 244 44 77 (Almaty) or +7 7172 58 44 77 (Astana) to request the bus service.

    Note: Bus requests are required at least 72 hours prior to departure.

    The schedule of the buses is as follows:

    For passengers flying from/to Almaty on Thursday, Friday and Sunday:

    Days of ServiceSchedule
    Bishkek Airport – Cholpon-Ata
    Thursday, Sunday20:00 – 00:30+
    Friday 12:00 – 16:30
    Cholpon-Ata – Bishkek Airport
    Thursday, Sunday13:30 – 18:00 / 12:00 – 18:00**
    Friday05:30 – 10:30 / 04:00 – 10:30**

    For passengers flying from/to Astana on Monday, Wednesday and Friday:
    Days of ServiceSchedule
    Bishkek Airport – Cholpon-Ata
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday01:05 – 05:30
    Cholpon-Ata – Bishkek Airport
    Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday*20:00 – 00:30 + / 18:30 – 00:30 +**

    *Departure from Cholpon-Ata on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and arrival to Airport on the next day accordingly Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

    ** This schedule will become effective from 2 August 2013.

    On arrival in Bishkek, Air Astana passengers traveling to Issyk-Kul will be welcomed by a representative and directed to the bus stationed in the car park directly outside the terminal.

    In Cholpon-Ata travelers will be delivered to the bus station, opposite the hotel Aquamarine (Karalayeva str., 1A) where you can connect with onward, private transportation to your final destination.

    Please find a map below:  


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