Flights to Makhachkala

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When to Book

To save money, the best time to get flights to Makhachkala is in the winter because there is a little less demand. This means that cheap flights to Makhachkala are readily available, and the airport is not as busy. You should book your flights at least two months in advance if you are flying to Makhachkala in the summer as it is a popular destination that time of year. If you are flying in during the winter, you have a better chance of getting last-minute flights to Makhachkala.

 

If you are a football fan, make sure to visit during the spring for football season and catch a match of Anzhi Makhachkala, the local club.

 

Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.

There are no airports in the Makhachkala area that feature flights arriving directly from the U.K. However, it is easy to get connecting last-minute flights to Makhachkala and fly into Uytash Airport (MCX). Most visitors from the U.K. fly into Saint Petersburg or Moscow and get a connecting flight to Makhachkala. There is also service from Istanbul; some visitors from the U.K. fly into Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) and get a flight to Makhachkala from there.

 

Airlines That Fly to Makhachkala From the U.K.

If you want to catch a connecting flight from the U.K. to a major Russian city, you can fly Atlasglobal, Air Baltic or Aeroflot. Those same airlines are available for your short trip to Makhachkala.

 

Airports

Makhachkala's airport is Uytash Airport. It is a medium-sized air hub that features mostly domestic flights, although it does have some international flights. Uytash is located approximately 6 miles north of the city centre. There is a shuttle bus available to transport people from terminal to terminal. The taxi ranks are located directly outside the baggage claims of the terminals that serve arrivals. There are buses, taxis and private cars that take visitors from the airport to destinations in the city. Uytash is not considered to be a major international hub, but it does feature service from Istanbul and Tbilisi, Georgia.

 

When to Go

The best time to get cheap flights to Makhachkala is during the winter. Even though the winter in Makhachkala is quite mild, there is somewhat less demand this time of year, and the city is a bit quieter. The city is bustling during the summer but not overcrowded. You can visit Makhachkala year-round and have a great experience.

 

What's the Weather Like?

The weather in Makhachkala is mild and temperate. The winter is much warmer than most places in Russia, and the spring and fall are comfortable for most people with temperatures around 10 degrees. The summer is balmy, averaging around 21 degrees.

 

City Guide: What to See and Do

Makhachkala is one of the warmest cities in Russia. Its attractive climate draws visitors year-round, many of whom come to experience the natural beauty of the Black Sea. Makhachkala is also a popular destination for football fans. Many famous footballers have played for local club Anzhi Makhachkala.

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