About Minsk National Airport (MSQ)
Minsk National Airport, located 42km (26 miles) east of the city of Minsk, is Belarus's principal international gateway. Our Minsk National Airport guide provides details on how to get to and from the airport, potential accommodation options nearby and information regarding terminal facilities.
There is an information office located in Arrivals. A number of desks offering tourist information and assistance can be found on the ground floor.
From central Minsk take Praspyekt Nyezalyezhnastsi northeast, merging onto the M2 highway. Continue along the M2 until you reach the airport. The total drive time from Minsk to the airport is approximately 40 minutes.
The airport is located about 42km (26 miles) east of the city of Minsk.
+375 17 279 1300
Public transport road:
Bus:Bus route 300Э operates from the airport bus stop (located in front of gates 5-6) to the central Minsk bus terminal, which is also close to the city's main railway station (journey time: 60 minutes; fare: approx. US$2). Tickets can be purchased on the bus at the airport.
Taxi:Cabs are readily available outside Arrivals. The fare into the city fluctuates between US$25-30 and should take around 40 minutes. There are two official taxi service counters in the terminal (presentation of boarding card required) offering fixed rates.
A Belarusbank is located on the second floor of the terminal and offers currency exchange along with general banking services. A currency exchange service is also offered on the ground floor courtesy of BPS-Sberbank. ATMs are dotted throughout the terminal and are readily available.
There is a full service restaurant in Arrivals, offering Belarusian dishes, along with a selection of smaller cafés and bars.
Duty-free shopping is available at the airport with items on sale including perfumery products, cosmetics, souvenirs, liqueurs and tobacco. Other shops at the terminal are also available, selling local goods, souvenirs, stationery and phone and internet cards.
24-hour luggage storage is available in Arrivals. Trolleys are also available throughout the terminal. Lost and found enquiries should be directed to Airport Information (tel: +375 17 279 1300).
Other facilities at Minsk National Airport include baby changing rooms, a children's play area, a gymnasium, a photo booth and a first aid centre.
Conference and business:
There are no meeting facilities at the airport. For conference and meeting facilities it is necessary to travel into the centre of Minsk where these services are available in larger hotels, including the Crowne Plaza (tel: +375 17 200 9353; www.cpminsk.com).
The airport is fully accessible to disabled passengers, with lifts and disabled toilet facilities. Designated disabled parking is available immediately opposite the terminal entrance. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.
Long- and short-stay parking spaces are available in two guarded car parks located immediately outside the terminal. For more information on parking at the airport contact the dedicated parking helpline (tel: +375 17 279 2901).
International car rental companies Avis and Sixt are represented at the airport, with desks located in Arrivals.