How to get to Tomsk from outside Russia?
One can get from outside Russia to Tomsk through Moscow or Novosibirsk.
It takes about 4 hours to get to Tomsk from Moscow by plane. There are daily flights by Transaero ang Globus airlines from Domodedovo (DME) and by Aeroflot from Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Tomsk Bogashevo (TOF). Transaero has flights to Tomsk 4 days a week. You can buy tickets in the airports or book it online.
If you arrive to Novosibirsk airport Tolmachevo (OVB) you can take a direct bus to Tomsk right from the airport or take an express bus to Novosibirsk bus station. Intercity buses depart to Tomsk every hour (till 10 PM). It takes approximately 5 hours to get to Tomsk.
You can also travel from Moscow to Tomsk by direct train. It takes about 56 hours (2,5 days). Please, take a taxi from the airport to the Yaroslavsky vokzal (Yaroslavsky railway station) and buy a ticket Moscow-Tomsk 1. The train departs on odd days only.
At our University a free pick-up service is organized for international students who arrive in Tomsk for the first time (at airport or railway station).