The fastest way to get from Moscow to Barnaul by plane. Liners of airline "Aeroflot" and S7 fly every day from the Moscow airports Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo. Flight time is 4 hours and 15 minutes.
You can reach Barnaul on the long train. Once daily from Kazansky train station in the path of the train "Moscow — Barnaul". The main disadvantage of this journey is not too comfortable and far from the new trains, which travel much slower than modern trains. That is why the road from Moscow to Barnaul by train takes about 60 hours. However, the management of Russian Railways has announced that in 2015 to Barnaul train will get almost 50 hours because the line will be released new line-UPS.
There is an opportunity to reach Barnaul and intercity bus. Every two days from the Kazan station pulls the bus "Moscow — Barnaul". The truth in the way he conducts even more than long distance trains — approximately 62 hours.
There are brave souls who dare to journey from Moscow to Barnaul. For this we have to overcome approximately 3500 kilometers, and this test, not every car will make it. From the Russian capital it is necessary to leave on the road M-7 "Volga" and follow the main road, bypassing the Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod, Cheboksary, Kazan and Ufa.
After Ufa starts highway R-254 "Irtysh", which have to go through Chelyabinsk and Kurgan up to the border between Russia and Kazakhstan. On the territory of Kazakhstan it is necessary to move on the highway M-51 through the town of Petropavlovsk, and after entry to the Russian land, the car will again go to the highway R-254 "Irtysh", which will be held in Omsk and will bring to Novosibirsk. But after Novosibirsk it is necessary to turn on the Chuysky tract and after 27 kilometers will be the outskirts of Barnaul. This difficult path takes a lot of time — approximately 58 hours of pure time. That is, excluding overnight stays and stops.
Advice 2: How to get to Belokurikha
Belokurikha is often called the pearl of the Altai. This is a truly luxurious piece of nature in Altai region, which is visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world all year round.
The city-resort of Belokurikha in 2013 recognized the best resort city in Russia where you find large resort hotels and hotels of different class, and small cozy guest houses. Belokurikha is popular not only with mountain beauty and pristine rivers, but also unique by rodionovym sources.
To get to Belokurikha is easiest from Barnaul, Novosibirsk or Gorno-Altaysk. In these big cities have international airports, which accept all types of boards, including Boeing.
Rail service to the resort is not, therefore, from any of these towns to the sanatorium will have to go by bus or car. Federal highway M-52 is quite comfortable, so even a 4-hour bus journey from Novosibirsk is not a burden.
From Barnaul to Belokuriha no more than 3 hours away. You can take a taxi at the airport. The average price of a trip of 3500 rubles on the city bus to get to the bus station near Victory square 1, and then buy a ticket for the Shuttle bus that runs every hour. The price of the trip – 270 RUB.
If you fly to Gorno-Altaysk, use taxis. Rooms they often do not have, but the windshield always has a sign "City of Altaisk-Belokurikha". Normally bus runs every hour, but when the Board sits, the range of motion is greatly reduced. In less than an hour you will already be at the hotel. The price is 220 rubles, a taxi will cost 1200 RUB.
Those who travels exclusively by train, you will have to take a ticket or to Barnaul or Biysk. And then the already described way to get to the resort.
If you arrive at the resort tour, it is likely that the resort will provide Shuttle service (service is the "Tsentrosoyuz", "Belokurikha", "Katun", etc.) – is a large comfortable buses, admission to which is your resort voucher. Often these buses pick up passengers at the airport, then at the bus station and then sent to the destination.
You can rent a car in Novosibirsk or Barnaul and move on it not only between cities, but also in the Belokurikha resort area is small, walk there on foot, but the beautiful surroundings and nature of the Altai mountains can be viewed.