Optimal geographical location and modern infrastructure

In 2019, the city's transport transported 178.8 million tons of cargo 86.6% - road transport, 13.4% - rail transport. Cargo transportation has grown 3 times in 10 years.

ASTANA - is the LARGEST TRANSPORT HUB, through which the main railways and highways pass.

The city will become a Northern hub connecting all macroregions of the Republic of Kazakhstan through the implementation of projects of the interregional road network: «Center-East», «Center - South», «Center - West».

В In the 1000 km.  zone of the city are located:

6 major regions
Russian Federation: OmskNovosibirskKypranskayaChelyabinskTyumenSverdlovsk region
(15 million people), which can be reached by road within one day;

5 regions
Republic of Kazakhstan: KaragandaKostanayPavlodarAkmola  and  North Kazakhstan region
(4.3 million people), as well as the domestic market domestic market (1.03 million people).

According to "Astana International Airport" JSC

  • Within the boundaries of Astana city the length of railway tracks is 258,4 km., including the main tracks – 96,6 km. and station tracks – 161,8 км.
  • There are 2 railway stations in Astana city:
    • Railway station of Astana city
    • Railway station «Nurly Zhol»
  • The average daily passenger flow of the stations in 2018 was  18947 people

According to «NC «Kazakhstan Temir Zholy» JSC

2 international road  corridors pass through Astana city:

  • M36 Border of the Russian Federation   (Yekaterinburg - Chelyabinsk) – Kostanay– Astana– Karaganda – Almaty – Border of China;
    • The 2042 km long M-36 road is part of the European route E125 (Russia-KazakhstanKyrgyzstan), E016, E123 (Russia-Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan-Tajikistan) and the Asian route AH60, AH7 (Russia-Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan).
  • A1 Border of the Russian Federation  – Petropavlovsk – Astana city;
    • Auto road of Kazakhstan, with a length of 452 km is part of the European route E125.

According to «NC KazAvtoZhol» JSC
According to website of «Saparzhay-Astana» LLP