Sochi is one of Russia’s largest resort cities and has a highly developed transport infrastructure. The city is home to an international airport, two railway stations, a commercial and passenger seaport, and numerous highways.

Increased traffic is expected at all transport hubs during the Russia–Africa Summit and Russia–Africa Economic Forum, so please plan your travel in advance.

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Visas

A valid passport and visa are required to enter the Russian Federation.

For more information, contact the Russian embassy or consulate in your country of residence.

We do not recommend using an intermediary to apply for an entry visa.

By air

Sochi International Airport, also known as Adler Airport (AER), is the largest airport in Krasnodar Territory and is located on the Black Sea coast. It serves Russian and international flights to and from roughly 60 destinations.

It takes an average of 15–20 minutes to get from Sochi International Airport to the Forum venue (Main Media Centre).

А-355, Sochi

International Airport call centre (24 hours)

Phone: +7 (800) 301 19 91

Phone: +7 (862) 240 00 32

E-mail: airportsochiK@aer.basel.aero

Website: aer.aero

VIP terminal

The VIP terminal at Sochi International Airport is located in a separate building to the left of the main terminal building. Passengers can go through all pre-flight formalities in the VIP terminal, including check-in and security control.

More information on VIP terminal services and prices is available on the airport website.

Ordering VIP terminal services

Order online

Phone: +7 (862) 240 00 75, +7 (862) 249 76 42

Phone: +7 (862) 240 47 68

E-mail: special_services@aer.basel.aero

CIP lounge

A comfortable lounge for business class passengers is located in the Sochi International Airport terminal building, on the second floor of Sector B.

More information on CIP lounge services and prices is available on the airport website.

Phone: +7 (862) 249 77 57 (domestic flights)

Phone: +7 (8622) 249 77 48 (international flights)

First aid

A 24-hour first aid point is located on the second floor of Sector B.

Phone: +7 (862) 249 77 03, +7 (862) 249 75 03

For passengers with limited mobility

To request special assistance at the airport, please follow this link

Phone: +7 (800) 301 1991

Customs control

Commercial airline passengers are advised to familiarize themselves with any limits on luggage size and weight to avoid extra charges and inconvenience.

For safety reasons, carrying dangerous materials, objects, and liquids in hand or checked luggage is prohibited.

By rail

Sochi Railway Station

56, Ulitsa Gorkogo, Sochi

Website: www.sochi.dzvr.ru

It takes an average of 50 minutes to get from Sochi Railway Station to the Main Media Centre.

Adler Railway Station

113, Ulitsa Lenina, Sochi

Website www.adler.dzvr.ru

It takes an average of 15–20 minutes to get from Adler Railway Station to the Main Media Centre.

Russian Railways call centre

Phone: +7 (800) 775 00 00

Website www.rzd.ru