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  • Free Transportation between Bishkek and Issyk Kul for Air Astana Passengers

    We are pleased to announce that starting from 26th June 2014 until 7th September 2014 Air Astana passengers flying from Almaty/Astana to Bishkek may take advantage of FREE bus service on comfortable buses directly from Bishkek Airport to Issyk-Kul Lake (Cholpon-Ata). This service will be available 5 times a week from Manas Airport to Cholpon-Ata and 4 times a week from Cholpon-Ata to the Airport.

    Passengers intending to make use of the courtesy transfer are required to advise their booking agent about it for them to enter the necessarry note into their flight booking. Passengers purchasing their flight ticket online at www.airastana.com are required to contact our 24/7 Call Centre on +7 727 244 44 77 (Almaty) or +7 7172 58 44 77 (Astana) to request the bus service.

    Note: Bus requests are required at least 72 hours prior to departure.

    The schedule of the buses is as follows:

    For passengers flying from/to Almaty on flights KC 109/110 Thursday, Friday Sunday:

    Almaty – Cholpon-Ata
    KC109AlmatyBishkek18:0018:55Thu, Fri, Sun
    Bus TransferBishkekCholpon-Ata19:5523:55Thu, Fri, Sun
    Cholpon-Ata – Almaty 
    Bus TransferCholpon-AtaBishkek13:2517:25Fri, Sun
    KC 110BishkekAlmaty19:5520:45Fri, Sun 

    For passengers flying from/to Astana on flights KC 151/152 Monday and Friday: 
    Astana – Cholpon-Ata
    KC151AstanaBishkek 8:009:45Mon, Fri
    Bus TransferBishkek Cholpon Ata10:4514:45Mon, Fri
    Cholpon-Ata – Astana
    Bus TransferCholpon AtaBishkek 4:208:20Mon, Fri
    KC 152Bishkek Astana10:5012:35Mon, Fri

    On arrival in Bishkek, Air Astana passengers traveling to Issyk-Kul will be welcomed by a representative and directed to the bus stationed in the car park directly outside the terminal.

    In Cholpon-Ata passengers will be delivered to the bus station located on the territory of the State residence #2 where passengers can connect with onward private transportation to the final destination in Issyk kol. The State Residence #2 will be drop off/take off area for passengers flying on Air Astana flights. Please find a map below:  


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