BALALAIKA DIRECTIONS

Directions to BALALAIKA HOSTEL from the TRAIN STATION | AIRPORT CENTRAL MARKET BUS TERMINAL PIER RAKETA BAIKALER HOSTEL BELKA HOSTEL (LISTVYANKA)

CONTACTS : Tel: +79086633142 sms and voice | E-mail: info@baikaler.com

ADDRESS : Sportyvny lane, building # 5 A, apartment # 1, Irkutsk

ADDRESS IN RUSSIAN : Спортивный пер, дом 5 А, кв 1. (ост Джамбула, заезд по ул Фурманова – поворот налево перед ДЦ “Пежо”)

Distances to Balalaika Hostel from:

  • Train station:  1, 2 km | less then a mile
  • Airport:  9 km | 5.6 ml
  • Central Market: 4 km |  2.5 ml
  • Bus Terminal: 4 km | 2.5 ml
  • Pier Raketa: 10 km |  6.2 ml
  • Baikaler Hostel: 2.5 km |  1.5 ml
  • Belka Hostel: 70 km | 43.5 ml

 

From the TRAIN STATION (Ж/Д ВОКЗАЛ) :

A) Walking: 10 – 15 minutes.

As you exit the train station, and standing with the station behind you, turn to the right and begin walking. After about 150 – 200 meters the road starts to incline. Keep walking until you reach the main road-bridge – it should be on your right. Cross from the right side of the road to the left and go up the steps in front of you. Walk up the hill. (The road-bridge should now be directly behind you). Cross over to the other side of the road and take the first street on the right. You are now in our street (Sportivny Pereulok – Спортивный пер.). Our building is the 3rd building in the right-hand side (No. 5A); it is yellow, you can’t miss it! Head around the back, it’s the first steel door (No. 1 -12). Please enter 1 followed by * on the intercom and we will let you in. Welcome!

B) By Tram: 6 – 8 minutes (12 Rub)

On the same side of the road as the train station take tram No.1 or No. 2 – heading to your right.
Get off at the first stop, just before the main road-bridge – the journey is only 2 minutes.
Cross from the right side of the road to the left and go up the steps in front of you.
Walk up the hill. (The road-bridge should now be directly behind you). Cross over to the other side of the road and take the first street on the right. You are now in our street (Sportivny Pereulok – Спортивный пер.). Our building is the 3rd building in the right-hand side (No. 5A). Head around the back, it’s the first steel door (No. 1 -12). Please enter 1 followed by * on the intercom and we will let you in. Welcome!

C) By taxi: 200 Rub

 



From the AIRPORT (АЭРОПОРТ) : TOP

A) By public bus. Take a bus N48, 80, 90, 20, or 61 and get off at ‘Dzhambula | Джамбула’ stop. It is the 1st stop after the bridge (you will ride for about 20-30 mins and will cross only one bridge). Cross the street, then turn right. Follow the same street that you were riding by bus for about 80m then turn left to the small street and go uphill. After 3-4 minutes the road will end at the yard with three 3- and 4-floor buildings. You need the most right yellow 4-floor building. Left entrance, press 1* on the door. Welcome to Balalaika Hostel!

B) By Taxi: 400-500 Rub



From the CENTRAL MARKET (ЦЕНТРАЛЬНЫЙ РЫНОК)TOP

A) By feet. it is a 50 min walk (actually,  walking is quite far)

B) By tram. Take a tram # 1 or 2 (12 Rub) to the right direction if the  Torgovy Komplex Shopping Center | Торговый Комплекс is behind you. Get off the tram at the 6th stop – just after it goes over the bridge. Go uphill, along the main road till you see the public bus stop and the park. Cross the road and walk along the park side. You are now in our street (Sportivny Pereulok – Спортивный пер.). Our building is the 3rd building in the right-hand side (No. 5A). Head around the back, it’s the first steel door (No. 1 -12). Please enter 1 followed by * on the intercom and we will let you in. Welcome!

C) By public minibus. Take a bus N48, 80, 90, 20, or 61 and get off at ‘Dzhambula | Джамбула’ stop. It is the 1st stop after the bridge (you will ride for about 20-30 mins and will cross only one bridge). Cross the street, then turn right. Follow the same street that you were riding by bus for about 80m then turn left to the small street and go uphill. After 3-4 minutes the road will end at the yard with three 3- and 4-floor buildings. You need the most right yellow 4-floor building. Left entrance, press 1* on the door. Welcome to Balalaika Hostel!


From the BUS TERMINAL (АВТОВОКЗАЛ) : TOP

A) By feet. It would be a 50 min walk … or

B) By public bus. Take a public minibus N 64 (stops in front of the bus terminal) or 71 (the the map below) and get off at ‘Dzhambula | Джамбула’ stop. It is the 1st stop after the bridge (you will ride for about 20-30 mins and will cross only one bridge). Cross the street, then turn right. Follow the same street that you were riding by bus for about 80m then turn left to the small street and go uphill. After 3-4 minutes the road will end at the yard with three 3- and 4-floor buildings. You need the most right yellow 4-floor building. Left entrance, press 1* on the door. Welcome to Balalaika Hostel!

C) By tram. Walk for 10 min up to Timiryazev street | ул Тимирязьева to the Central Market. Then take a tram # 1 or 2 (12 Rub) to the right direction if the  Torgovy Komplex Shopping Center | Торговый Комплекс is behind you. Get off the tram at the 6th stop – just after it goes over the bridge. Go uphill, along the main road till you see the public bus stop and the park. Cross the road and walk along the park side. You are now in our street (Sportivny Pereulok – Спортивный пер.). Our building is the 3rd building in the right-hand side (No. 5A). Head around the back, it’s the first steel door (No. 1 -12). Please enter 1 followed by * on the intercom and we will let you in. Welcome!



From the PIER “RAKETA” (ПРИСТАНЬ РАКЕТА) :  TOP

A) Walking from there to Baikaler is possible in theory for 2 hrs, but in practice it is too far.

B) By public bus / minibus. Take a minibus  # 20 (12 Rub) in front of the pier or bus # 94, 99. Get off the bus just after it goes over the bridge at ‘Dzhambula | Джамбула’ stop. It is the 1st stop after the bridge (you will ride for about 20-30 mins and will cross only one bridge). Cross the street, then turn right. Follow the same street that you were riding by bus for about 80m then turn left to the small street and go uphill. After 3-4 minutes the road will end at the yard with three 3- and 4-floor buildings. You need the most right yellow 4-floor building. Left entrance, press 1* on the door. Welcome to Balalaika Hostel!

C) a taxi for 400-600R



From the BAIKALER HOSTEL  : TOP

A) By feet. it is a 32 min

B) By tram. Take a tram # 1 or 2 (12 Rub) not far from the corner of Gorky and Stepan Razin street. Get off the tram at the 6th stop – just after it goes over the bridge. Go uphill, along the main road till you see the public bus stop and the park. Cross the road and walk along the park side. You are now in our street (Sportivny Pereulok – Спортивный пер.). Our building is the 3rd building in the right-hand side (No. 5A). Head around the back, it’s the first steel door (No. 1 -12). Please enter 1 followed by * on the intercom and we will let you in. Welcome!

From the BELKA HOSTEL (LISTVYANKA) : TOP

A) By feet. It will take 15 hrs

B) By public shuttle minibus. It is a 2 leg journey  – Listvyanka to Irkutsk, and Irkutsk Central Market to Balalaika Hostel.

  • From Belka Hostel, go down the street, take left and walk to the main square.  Take a minibus to Irkutsk. They all go to Irkutsk.  Price: 120 Rub to be paid to the driver  after the journey. In about 1.5 hour you will be in Irkutsk – Central Market | Центральный Рынок
  • Take a tram # 1 or 2 (12 Rub) to the right direction if the  Torgovy Komplex Shopping Center | Торговый Комплекс is behind you. Get off the tram at the 6th stop – just after it goes over the bridge. Go uphill, along the main road till you see the public bus stop and the park. Cross the road and walk along the park side. You are now in our street (Sportivny Pereulok – Спортивный пер.). Our building is the 3rd building in the right-hand side (No. 5A). Head around the back, it’s the first steel door (No. 1 -12). Please enter 1 followed by * on the intercom and we will let you in. Welcome!
  • By public minibus. Take a bus N48, 80, 90, 20, or 61 and get off at ‘Dzhambula | Джамбула’ stop. It is the 1st stop after the bridge (you will ride for about 20-30 mins and will cross only one bridge). Cross the street, then turn right. Follow the same street that you were riding by bus for about 80m then turn left to the small street and go uphill. After 3-4 minutes the road will end at the yard with three 3- and 4-floor buildings. You need the most right yellow 4-floor building. Left entrance, press 1* on the door. Welcome to Balalaika Hostel!

1st leg: Listvyanka to Irkutsk



2nd leg: Irkutsk Central Market – Balalaika Hostel

 

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