Flights to Elista

How To Find Cheap Flights to Elista

Elista, the capital city of the Republic of Kalmykia, Russia, is a remarkable place to visit. With this in mind, Skyscanner is the most efficient online search tool when you're looking for cheap flights to Elista from the U.K. The flight prices frequently change depending on the travel time, available seating, and booking time, and you can easily keep track of these details by using Skyscanner.


When to Book

The best time to book cheap flights to Elista is during the summer. The average temperatures reach the 26 degrees Celsius from June to August. Other good months to visit Elista are September, April, and May when the temperatures are cool but favourable and average between 10 and 20 degrees Celsius. Take flights to Elista in April or early May when wildflowers cover the steppes.


Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.

Since there are no direct flights from the UK to Elista, you can easily find cheap flights from the U.K. to Moscow and then transfer airlines to fly to Elista. The airports with flights from the U.K. to Moscow are Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), Domodedovo International Airport (DME), and Vnukovo International Airport (VKO). The most convenient airport from Moscow to Elista is Elista International Airport (ESL). You can search for last-minute flights to Elista with Skyscanner.


Airlines that Fly to Elista From the U.K.

British Airways provides flights to DME, Aeroflot flies to SVO, and Transaero offers flights to VKO in Moscow. All the flights to Moscow from the U.K. depart from Heathrow Airport in London. For last-minute flights to Elista, board RusLine Airlines which offers direct flights on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday from DME. The trip takes two hours by air.



The major airport here is Elista International Airport (ESL), and the distance to the city centre is approximately 8 miles. You can choose a taxi, bus, train, or car hire when traveling to the city centre from the airport.


When to Go

September and October will be the best time to visit Elista if you prefer smaller crowds. Golden autumnal hues decorate the country. To avoid the most extreme temperatures, avoid visiting Elista in January and August.


What's the Weather Like?

The climate here is cold and temperate. Elista also experiences high rainfalls throughout the year. The average annual precipitation is 342 millimetres, and the average temperature is 9 degrees Celsius. There are four distinct seasons here.


City Guide: What to See and Do

There is much to enjoy after taking flights to Elista, including the sight of Geden Sheddup Goichorling. This is an adorned large temple from 1996. You can also find a small temple with the throne of the Dalai Lama. There is a Chess City that was built for Chess Olympics in 1998. The Golden Abode of Buddha, erected in the Tibetan style in 2005, is also a nice place to visit. For a variety of cuisines such as Mexican, Italian, sushi, and pan-European dishes, visit Choko Time café and restaurant.


Taking cheap flights to Elista will truly create an unforgettable experience. Ensure that you book your flights to Elista with Skyscanner for reliable deals.

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