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Dublin to Almaty Flights
Flights from Dublin Airport
Flights from Dublin depart from the city's main airport, which is located 10 kilometres to the north of the city centre. It has two terminals, both of which are served by a range of transport options, although there is no direct rail link. To compensate, the airport has a range of bus routes to take passengers all over Ireland. The Air Link and Airport Hopper services are dedicated airport routes that run directly into the city centre.
Alternatively, it is possible to park at Dublin Airport, which has some 14,400 spaces allocated to long-term travellers and 3,600 short-stay spaces on offer, as well as provision for disabled parking. Regular travellers who are members of the Airport Club benefit from discounts in the short-stay car parks, as well as being fast-tracked through security.
Passengers on the flights Dublin offers can enjoy a range of shops in The Loop to keep them entertained before flying. The Click & Pick Up service also enables travellers to order duty free goods online and collect them at the airport, either on the way out or on their return journey. Passengers are also offered a host of restaurants and dining options, ranging from quick sandwiches to more leisurely sit-down meals and bars, including a champagne bar. For passengers seeking a comfortable and relaxing experience, the airport also provides executive lounges that can be used for up to three hours for a small charge. The facilities include a business centre with free Wi-Fi and complimentary refreshments and newspapers.
The best deals on flights from Dublin to Almaty can be found at ebookers.ie, where accommodation and car rental can also be arranged.
Almaty International Airport
Almaty International Airport, the largest airport in Kazakhstan, is the most important access point into the country. The airport is located on Mailin Street, approximately eleven miles from the centre of the city. It is the hub for Air Astana, SCAT, DETA Air, and Irtysh Air. British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM, and about fifteen other airlines fly into this airport. Visas must be obtained in advance, since the Consular Station at the airport no longer offers that service upon arrival. To find the cheapest fares to Almaty, use ebookers to compare flights and make your travel plans.
Airport Ground Transportation
There are two ways to catch a taxi from the airport. If you walk outside and hail a taxi yourself, the ride into the city will cost you approximately $25. If you go to the airport information booth and ask the representative to call you a taxi, it will cost about half that amount but will take an extra ten minutes or so for the taxi to arrive. Your public transit option is to take bus #32 or #79 to the city centre for approximately 80 Tenge. The bus starts running at 7 a.m.
Almaty Weather Expectations
The average daily temperature in Almaty is 9°C. The winter frost starts in mid-October and lasts through the middle of April. January, the city's coldest month, typically experiences average temperatures of around -7°C. The summer months of June through August experience average temperatures around 30°C. April and May are the city's wettest months, and it's not uncommon for a cold streak to turn the rain into a wintry mix. If you plan to visit Almaty during any time other than summer, pack your cold-weather gear, and use ebookers to find the cheapest airfare and the most affordable hotel accommodation.
Discovering Almaty Highlights
Almaty offers visitors the breath-taking architecture of the Presidential Palace and exciting views of the Kok Tobe mountain from the cable car that goes all the way to the top. Explore the famous Charyn canyon, and take a day trip to see the "Singing Dunes." Spend some time at an Arasan sauna centre to take the chill off, then go back out to hike Medeu or do some mountain skiing at Chimbulak ski resort. If you like sightseeing, make it a point to visit the city's 125 fountains. To get the best deals on day trip transportation and tickets to Almaty's local attractions, use ebookers to arrange your itinerary.
Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Dublin to Almaty
|Travel dates||Departure||Arrival||Stops:||Round-trip fares|
|Leave Mon 22 Jul||Dublin (DUB)||Almaty (ALA)||Turkish Airlines||€646|
|Return Wed 4 Sep||Almaty (ALA)||Dublin (DUB)||Turkish Airlines|
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Dublin to Almaty
|Airline||Departure||Arrival||Travel dates||Round-trip fares|
|Turkish Airlines||DUB||ALA||Sat 31 Aug - Thu 12 Sep||€573|
|Lufthansa||DUB||ALA||Wed 1 Jan - Sun 26 Jan||€665|
|British Airways||DUB||ALA||Mon 15 Jul - Wed 31 Jul||€816|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||DUB||ALA||Sat 31 Aug - Thu 12 Sep||€986|
|Etihad Airways||DUB||ALA||Mon 15 Jul - Wed 31 Jul||€996|