Meeting at the Airport

A special information desk labeled by the events logo will be placed in the Arrivals area of the Astana International Airport a group of our enthusiastic volunteers will meet you in order to facilitate your transfer to hotels.

The free shuttle service  will be provided (from 9 to 15 June) to participants between the Astana International Airport and the official hotels (Marriot, Hilton). All participants shall send their itineraries to Transport Coordinator ( Tel.: +7 7172 790190).

During the events, participants may use regular daily shuttles (11-14 June) which will run between the venue and official hotels of the events (see the list of Official Partner-Hotels of the events in Section “Accommodation”).  The name of the Official Partner-Hotels will be indicated on the windshield of the buses.

It is strongly recommended that you always wear your badge to have unfettered access to shuttles. The Schedule of Shuttles will be available at the events information desks in designated hotels.

Customs Control Information

All foreign citizens arriving to the Republic of Kazakhstan shall pass through customs control. Customs declaration forms which will be provided by the airline staff before landing must be mandatorily filled in by those participants who carry more than 10 thousand US Dollars in cash or goods subject to customs declaration.

More information on customs control is available at the website of the Astana International Airport

Taxi Service

If you were unable to use the shuttle bus organized for participants of the events, you can use the services of Official Taxi of the events.

The official partner of the events is ECOTAXI (
+7 (7172) 999702, +7 (777) 646 7777.

The service of Uber and Yandex Taxi are also available in Astana.

The average cost of taxi service in Astana:

– from the international airport to downtown Astana is approximately 3,000 KZT (around $8-10);

– from the Congress Center, EXPO-2017 territory to the center of Astana Left Bank is approximately 800 KZT (around $3);

– from the Congress Center, EXPO-2017 territory to the center of Astana Right Bank is approximately 1,500 KZT (around $5).

To book the Official Taxi from the airport, please ask the consultant at the events information desk located in the Arrivals area of the airport.

Additional information on transportation services will be available at the events Information Desks in the Terminal of the International Airport, at the events venue and official hotels.