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Meeting at the Airport

A special information desk labeled by the event’s logo will be placed in the Arrivals area of the Astana International Airport a group of our enthusiastic volunteers will meet you in order to facilitate your transfer to hotels. Volunteers will be wearing a white T-shirt with the EXPO-2017 and WSEC-2017 logos.

The free shuttle service will be provided (from 18 to 21 June) to participants between the Astana International Airport and the Congress hotels (Marriot, Jumbaktas, Ibis, ParkInn, Radisson). All participants shall send their flight information to the Transport Coordinator to or by e-mail (H/P: +7 702 852 72 27).

During the events, participants may use regular daily shuttles (June 19 to 21) which will run between the venue of the events and Congress hotels (see the list of Official Partner-Hotels of the events in Section “Accommodation”).

It is strongly recommended that you always wear your badge to have free access to shuttles.

Customs Control Information

All foreign citizens arriving to the Republic of Kazakhstan shall pass through customs control. Customs declaration forms which will be provided by the airline staff before landing must be mandatorily filled in by delegates carrying more than 10 thousand US Dollars in cash or goods subject to customs declaration.

More information on customs control is available at the website of the Astana International Airport

Taxi Service

If you were unable to use the shuttle bus organized for participants of the events, you may use the Official Taxi services.

The official partner of our event is ECOTAXI (
+7 (7172) 999702, +7 (777) 646 7777.

The services of Uber and Yandex Taxi are also available in Astana.

The average cost of taxi service in Astana:

– from the international airport to downtown Astana is approximately 3,000 KZT (around $8-10);

– from the Congress Center, EXPO-2017 territory to the center of Astana Left Bank is approximately 800 KZT (around $3);

– from the Congress Center, EXPO-2017 territory to the center of Astana Right Bank is approximately 1,500 KZT (around $5).

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