Khanty-Mansiysk is the administrative capital of the autonomous district of the same name, which is one of the leading centers of Russian industry.
Now about 90 thousand people live in this city, and the number of local people increases every year.
The easiest way to get to Khanty-Mansiysk, whichSometimes called the capital of Ugra, using an airplane. Within the city limits, the airport operates, which in 2004 received an international status, flights from Moscow (Vnukovo, Domodedovo), St. Petersburg, Tyumen, Yekaterinburg, Omsk and other cities of Russia. In the summer, flights from Voronezh, Anapa and Sochi are organized. On the flight from Moscow to Khanty-Mansiysk from the traveler will take about three and a half hours.
The capital of Ugra also has a bus station,Serving long-distance and regional routes. Khanty-Mansiysk has a direct bus service to Omsk (1 flight daily) and Surgut (5 daily flights). The journey time from Surgut to Khanty-Mansiysk by bus is about 5.5 hours. The city also has a bus station serving only flights from Nizhnevartovsk to Khanty-Mansiysk, following through Megion. The journey takes 10 hours. Thus, from Moscow, you must first get to Omsk, Surgut or Nizhnevartovsk, and already there to take a bus to Khanty-Mansiysk.
Railway communication in Khanty-Mansiyskabsent. The nearest passenger station is Pyt-Yakh, which belongs to the Sverdlovsk Railway. From Moscow you can get to it by train number 109 "Moscow - Novy Urengoy", on the road the traveler will have to spend 38-40 hours. Also this station has direct railway communication with Novosibirsk, Kazan, Volgograd and other cities of Russia. In Pyt-Yakh, the tourist will need to change to an intercity bus to Khanty-Mansiysk, the journey to the capital of Yugra will take about 4-4.5 hours.
Owners of own vehicles canWith their help to reach the capital of Ugra, using route P404 "Tyumen-Khanty-Mansiysk". So, when traveling from Moscow, you can use the European highway E22, which begins in Holyhead (UK), and ends in the city of Ishim (Tyumen region). Having reached Tyumen, the tourist can turn to P404 and get to Khanty-Mansiysk.
In summer, you can get to the capital of Ugra with the help ofRiver communication. During the navigation, the river station of Khanty-Mansiysk, located on the Irtysh River, serves long-distance flights from Omsk, Salekhard, Tobolsk and Surgut. Passenger ships depart from Surgut and Tobolsk daily, and from Omsk and Salekhard - every two days.