Minsk travel guide

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You're Going to Love Minsk

With 1.74 million inhabitants, Minsk is the most populous city in Belarus. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Minsk

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Minsk in July, when the average temperature is 18 °C, and the highest can go up to 21 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -7 °C, with an average temperature of -7 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 90 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Minsk, with an average rainfall of 40 mm.

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How to Get to Minsk


When flying to Minsk, you’ll arrive at Minsk Intl 2 (MSQ), which is located 30 km from the city centre The shortest flight to Minsk from Canada departs from Montreal and takes around 19h 40m.


The train station in Minsk is called Minsk, and is located 1.5 km from the city centre.


The most popular bus station is Minsk central bus station, located 1.3 km from downtown Minsk. Minsk Minsk is also a commonly used station, and is 0.0 km from the city centre.

Airports near Minsk

Airlines serving Minsk

Air China
Good (12 reviews)
Good (57 reviews)
Uzbekistan Airways
Good (14 reviews)
Azerbaijan Airlines
Excellent (3 reviews)
Mediocre (1 reviews)
Excellent (1 reviews)
Excellent (13 reviews)
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Where to stay in Minsk

There are also lots of vacation rental options in Minsk, with prices from C$ 8 to C$ 344 per night. Tsentralny District is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, vacation rentals in Minsk are about 16% cheaper than a hotel room in the city.

Most popular hotel in Minsk by neighborhood

Where to stay in popular areas of Minsk

Most booked hotels in Minsk

Hotel Victoria Minsk
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
C$ 108+
President Hotel
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
C$ 150+
Hampton by Hilton Minsk City Centre
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
C$ 114+
Hotel Yubileiny
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
C$ 65+
Belarus Hotel
Good (6.6, Good reviews)
C$ 77+

Renting a car in Minsk

Expect to pay C$ 1.26 per litre in Minsk (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 15.04 and C$ 20.05.

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