Samara has long converted from a small town to a rapidly developing city with a population over 1 million people, one of the ten largest cities in Russia. Founded in the 16th century, the city has preserved its historical buildings well. During Soviet times, it was complimented with monumental architecture, and more recently – with buildings that are often described as “the most” According to Samara locals, here you can find the tallest train station in Europe (over 100 m high) and the largest square in Europe (Kuibyshev Square extends over the entirety of 8 hectares).
The easiest way to get to Samara is by plane. Aeroflot operates direct flights from Moscow to Samara. The flight from the capital to Kurumoch International Airport, situated 35 km north of the city centre, takes 1 hour and 45 minutes
The earlier you buy your tickets, the more you will save, since the best fares sell out first. Another way to save is buying a return ticket.