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How to Reach AZERBAIJAN

By Air

The primary airport connecting Azerbaijan with the rest of the world is the Heydar Aliyev International Airport located about 20 km northwest of the capital city of Baku, and is also home of Azerbaijan Airline, the national flag carrier of Azerbaijan. Formerly known as Bina International Airport, the airport was renamed as Heydar Aliyev, after the former President of Azerbaijan. 

Known to be one of the busiest airports in not only Azerbaijan but the entire Caucasus region, this airport caters to major hubs across the planet, including London, Rome, New York, Milan, Dubai, Geneva, Istanbul, Doha, Prague, Frankfurt, Beijing, Barcelona, Dubai, Tbilisi, Mila, Tashkent, Budapest, Ankara, Antalya, and more. 

By Road

Buses also ply from Iran, and Turkey to Azerbaijan, on a daily basis. If you are travelling to Azerbaijan via Iran, you can use two border crossings. One of them runs between Jolfa in Iran, and enters Azerbaijan in Julfa, through the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic. The other border crossing connects Astara, Iran, with Astara, Azerbaijan. 

By Rail

Train services connect Azerbaijan with Russia and Georgia. Visitors can avail an overnight train that connects Tbilisi, Georgia, with Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan. 

By Water

Though there are no cruise or ferries plying to Azerbaijan, it is possible to travel to Azerbaijan by ship from Turkmenistan. One can take a ride on one of the freighters.

Visa Requirements for AZERBAIJAN

Straddling the crossroads between Asia and Europe, Azerbaijan, also known as the ‘Land of Eternal Fire’ is an exciting melting point of myriad landscapes, cultures, and civilizations. Be it the worlds’ largest number of mud volcanoes, snow-capped peaks, or soaring modern skyscrapers, Azerbaijan has it all. 

All visitors travelling to Azerbaijan are required to obtain a visa from one of the Azerbaijan diplomatic missions, unless they are residents of one the ...

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