- 1 Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV IATA) (4 km of the city), ☏ . It's one of the biggest airport in Southern Russia, serving about 2 millions passengers each year. It was completely rebuilt a few years ago, after that it has everything that could be expected from any other typical airport: duty free shops, eateries, money exchange offices, luggage storage. Flight fro, a number of cities including Moscow and Istanbul
- Getting there:
By bus: shuttle bus #10, 11 goes to the Mineralnye Vody railway station (travel time 20-25 min). Shuttle bus #11 goes to the central bus station (every 30-40 min, 06:00 - 19:30, travel time 10 min, "Ruslan Market" bus stop).
- Mount Elbrus located not far away in Kabardino-Balkaria, Elbrus is visible on a clear day from MinVody.
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