Transports

Local and international transports

Road infrastructure

Asphalt roads are wide and can lead you to any point of the Republic. Be attentive while you cross the road. Night time travel is not recommended. The roads are bad enlightened. Sometimes the cars may stop right in the middle of the road. In the event of traffic accident recommended contact to the road police officer (or so called DAN in Uzbekistan). Auto insurance is compulsory. Carte Verte is not valid. It is easy and cheap to find driver of course with car to travel along the cities of the republic. Beside, you can use local busses and fixed run taxies. Nowadays it is impossible rent a car without driver. It is better to book your holiday before your journey.

Rail way

It is also possible realize your travel by train. Tashkent – Bukhara – Urgench – Nukus rail itinerary function and a little part cross Turkmen border. In this case you have Turkmen visa.

Airlines

Uzbekistan Airways is the state airline of Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan Airways keeps a sound position on the international market and provides high quality competitive services. During the years of operation the company has been awarded the International fund for Aviation Safety Diploma and a Certificate from Airports International Association and “Euromarket-2000”. Uzbekistan Airways operate scheduled flights to more than forty cities of the world including America, Europe, Middle East, Southeast, Central Asia and the CIS.

Metro

The Tashkent Metro is the rapid transit system serving the city of Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. It is the only currently operating subway system in Central Asia. It was the seventh metro to be built in the former USSR, opening in 1977. The metro stations are some of the most ornately decorated subway stations in the world. The price for counter is 400 sum (0.20 euro). Working hours of metro is from 5 am till 12 pm.