Transportation

Bus Station in Bishkek

Western Bus Station

Confusing even for locals, the big main building is almost entirely redundant except for a few windows desks pre-selling night-bus routes. There are essentially three separate bus areas. The east and west ones have …
Bus Stop in Osh

Alay-Baza

Jeep stand for Murgab. It's 4km east of the Masalieva junction. Take marshrutka 105, get off 300m before the Malbazaar/Animal Market turning and walk three minutes up a dead end lane directly before the petrol stati…
Bus Stop in Bishkek

Marshrutka 380 – Manas Airport

Picks up and drops off passengers on Molodaya Gvardiya just north of Chuy. First/last departures are at 6.30am/7.30pm from the airport, 6.40am/8pm to the airport where the marshrutka parks just to the right as you e…
Car Rental in Bishkek

Iron Horse Nomads

This American-owned operator hires out a range of vehicles, from nostalgic Soviet classics to brand-new American pickups. They book up fast, so reserve well ahead of your trip. Their office also stocks trekking maps…
Bus Station in Bishkek

Eastern Bus Station

Bishkek's second bus station handles mostly regional departures to Tokmak, Kant, and the rest of the Chuy Valley. It is also the starting point for the weekly bus to Kashgar, China, but as the latter goes via the To…
Airline in Bishkek

Air Astana

To (or via) Almaty and Astana. Good-value connections include Tbilisi, Bangkok and various Siberian cities but triple-check that your routing doesn't include an internal Astana–Almaty leg unless you have a Kazakhsta…
Motorcycle Rental in Osh

MuzToo

Swiss-run agent for motorbike tours and rentals. Yamaha-XT 600 trail bikes cost around US$100 per day. Group trips can include support vehicle but you'll need to do your own upkeep and basic mechanical repairs. The …
Car Rental in Bishkek

Kyrgyz Rent-Car

Most cars cost US$80 to US$100 per day but there are a couple at US$40 as well as a minibus at US$100. Some English spoken. Drivers must be 21, with two years' driving experience. No mileage limit, and cars can be d…
Bus Station in Cholpon-Ata

Avtovokzal

Buses and minibuses to the west leave from here or from the corner of Soviet and Kubatova directly to the north. Tickets for long-distance buses are purchased at the cash desk around back from 6.30am-noon and 12.30-…
Bus Station in Bishkek

Dordoi Motors

Official shared taxis to Osh and Fergana Valley towns now start In front of the Dordoi Motors company, 3km west of Osh Bazaar on the extension of Chuy. NB don't confuse Dordoi Motors wth Dordoi Bazaar or Dordoi Plaz…