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Mineralnye Vody (Russian Cyrillic: Минеральные Воды) is a town in Stavropol Krai famous for its literary history and its health spas/sanatoria. Indeed, the town's name means Mineral Waters.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

It is easy to get to Mineralnye Vody by flying directly from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, or certain other large Russian airports.

  • 1 Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV IATA) (4 km of the city), +7 879 222-07-77. 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. Flights from a number of cities including Moscow and Istanbul Mineralnye Vody Airport (Q1432042) on Wikidata Mineralnye Vody Airport on Wikipedia
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).

By train[edit]

  • 2 Mineralnye Vody railway station. Mineralnye Vody railway station (Q4294156) on Wikidata

Get around[edit]

Map of Mineralnye Vody

There are lots of buses and taxis in Mineralnye Vody.







Stay safe[edit]

If you break the law the police may seek bribes, otherwise they should give no difficulties.

Go next[edit]

MinVody is a primary gateway to the Russian Caucasus, especially for mountaineers headed towards Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria.

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